Eric Clapton drummer, Jim Gordon passed away at the age of 77.

Jim Gordon, the Grammy-winning rock drummer who worked with Eric Clapton and George Harrison, died at 77. The artist died of natural causes at a California Medical Center in Vacaville, according to a statement received by the Los Angeles Times, after “a long sentence and lifelong fight with mental illness.”

Gordon gained prominence as the drummer for the blues rock combo Derek and The Dominos. He later collaborated with several renowned performers, including Steely Dan, Alice Cooper, Tom Petty, and Tom Waits.