More Insight into Eric Clapton's 1969 Visit to Skokie

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Another look at a truly unusual performance by Eric Clapton -- with additional photos.

Did Eric Clapton perform in a Skokie parking lot in 1969?

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1969 was a pivotal point in Eric Clapton's career. Cream had broken up the previous year, and the 24-year-old Clapton was now part of the super-group Blind Faith, which would dissolve within months. But not before Clapton did a surprise show in Skokie, Illinois.

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A new documentary airing on WTTW explores the explosive moment when a group of neo-Nazis sought to march in Skokie, Illinois in 1979 – and the landmark legal drama that ensued.