Eric Clapton

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Ginger Baker: History Of A Difficult Rock Star

Former Cream and Blind Faith member Ginger Baker is arguably the greatest drummer in rock and roll history. Another argument could be made that he’s the most difficult drummer to deal with. A new documentary, Beware […]

01/24/2013

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12-12-12 Concert Album Hits iTunes, Features Springsteen, Stones & More

Many live performances from the 12-12-12 Hurricane Sandy benefit concert at NYC’s Madison Square Garden are now available as a digital album and eventually a physical album, Columbia Records has announced. The Robin Hood Relief […]

12/19/2012

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12-12-12 Concert Recap

Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi blew minds of New Jersey-ians. R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe came out of retirement. Eddie Vedder joined Roger Waters for a Pink Floyd classic. Kanye West wore a kilt – which soon got it’s own Twitter handle (and over 1,000 followers!). Jay-Z was a no-show. And, apparently, Paul McCartney has joined a new band… with the surviving members of Nirvana. It all was part of 12.12.12 The Concert For Sandy Relief benefitting the Robin Hood Foundation.

12/13/2012

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Rolling Stones Added To 12.12.12 Concert, Mick & Keith To Do Letterman’s “Top Ten”

The Rolling Stones have been added to New York City’s 12.12.12 concert taking place next week (on, as it’s name suggests, December 12). Dubbed “The Concert For Sandy Relief,” the show, which takes place at Madison Square Garden, will raise money to help provide assistance to the millions of people throughout the tri-state area who have been affected by Hurricane Sandy.

12/07/2012

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Rolling Stones Joined By Eric Clapton, Bill Wyman, Mick Taylor and Florence Welch For 2nd O2 Show

Last night, their guests were Eric Clapton (for a cover of Muddy Waters’ “Champagne And Reefer”) and Florence Welch, of the British band Florence & The Machine, for “Gimme Shelter.”

11/30/2012

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Eric Clapton, Florence Welch To Join The Rolling Stones At London Show Tonight

The band has come right out and told fans who they can expect to see turn up at tonight’s (November 29) show at London’s O2 Arena: Eric Clapton and Florence Welch of pop-rockers Florence and the Machine, once again portraying a combo of the new and old-school.

11/29/2012

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Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival Coming To NYC

Eric Clapton announced that he’s bringing the festival to New York’s Madison Square Garden on April 12 and 13, 2013, with a lineup that includes blues legends B.B. King and Buddy Guy, classic rock icons Clapton, Jeff Beck and The Allman Brothers Band, country stars Vince Gill, Brad Paisley and Keith Urban and young guns including John Mayer and Gary Clark Jr.

11/19/2012

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New Eric Clapton Songs To Be Released On ‘Slowhand’ Anniversary Edition

Eric Clapton will be re-releasing his most successful album, 1977’s “Slowhand,” for its 35th anniversary on December 14, with four previously-unheard songs.

11/16/2012

Last.fm Trends: Rock Voices Bring The Noise At The Grammys

Whilst rock music is most often thought of as bands of musicians making as much noise as possible, it’s the voices that wrench at the heart strings of listeners all over the world. This is […]

02/01/2011

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