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Recalling the whole lotta love as Led Zeppelin gave their first ever performance … in Gladsaxe - The Copenhagen Post - Danish news in english 16 Jul 2019, 9:12 am

Recalling the whole lotta love as Led Zeppelin gave their first ever performance … in Gladsaxe  The Copenhagen Post - Danish news in english

As young photographer Jørgen Angel climbed the steps of the youth club that night in 1968, he was expecting The Yarbirds, but instead took a stairway to ...

Today in Entertainment History - Federal News Network 16 Jul 2019, 4:16 am

Today in Entertainment History  Federal News Network

On July 16, 1959, The Coasters recorded “Poison Ivy” in New York. In 1966, guitarist Eric Clapton joined bassist Jack Bruce and drummer Ginger Baker to ...

On this day in 1960, PJ Powers was born - Roodepoort Record 16 Jul 2019, 4:00 am

On this day in 1960, PJ Powers was born  Roodepoort Record

Today, 16 July, in 1960, Penelope Jane Dunlop was born. Popularly known by her stage name PJ Powers, Penelope was born in KwaZulu-Natal and began her ...

Led Zeppelin: Pictures show first concert, in 1968 - BBC News 15 Jul 2019, 11:22 pm

Led Zeppelin: Pictures show first concert, in 1968  BBC News

Photographer Jorgen Angel was present at Led Zeppelin's first concert, in 1968.

Harvey Mackay: Volunteering full of opportunities - Albany Times Union 15 Jul 2019, 10:31 pm

Harvey Mackay: Volunteering full of opportunities  Albany Times Union

Albert Einstein believed that "only a life lived for others is worth living." I believe that is one of his most significant. observations. And I couldn't agree more.

Deutsche Bank removes a trio of massive and expensive paintings from its Wall Street lobby - Business Insider 15 Jul 2019, 8:54 pm

Deutsche Bank removes a trio of massive and expensive paintings from its Wall Street lobby  Business Insider

Deutsche Bank removed three abstract paintings by German artist Gerhard Richter from its New York office's lobby, Bloomberg reports. The paintings are est...

Paul McCartney Live Review: Dodger Stadium Got A Mini Beatles Reunion - UPROXX 15 Jul 2019, 7:37 pm

Paul McCartney Live Review: Dodger Stadium Got A Mini Beatles Reunion  UPROXX

On his Freshen Up tour, McCartney mixed singles off his brand new album 'Egypt Station' with hits from every era — Beatles, Wings, and more.

Houston Couple’s New York Apartment is as Big as Texas — Step Inside Lucinda Loya’s Manhattan Dream - PaperCity Magazine 15 Jul 2019, 7:08 pm

Houston Couple’s New York Apartment is as Big as Texas — Step Inside Lucinda Loya’s Manhattan Dream  PaperCity Magazine

A larger-than-life portrait of Andy Warhol presides over the vast great room of Lucinda Loya's New York pied-à-terre, a mammoth (by Manhattan standards) ...

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas soundtrack returns to vinyl for 21st anniversary - The Vinyl Factory 15 Jul 2019, 5:16 pm

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas soundtrack returns to vinyl for 21st anniversary  The Vinyl Factory

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas soundtrack is being reissued on vinyl – in a 21st anniversary edition – on the 23rd of August via Geffen Records.

SNL Nerds - Episode 41 - Blues Brothers 2000 (1998) - Non-Productive.com 15 Jul 2019, 5:02 pm

SNL Nerds - Episode 41 - Blues Brothers 2000 (1998)  Non-Productive.com

18 years after the Blues Brothers and 2 years before the year 2000, it's the sequel that no one asked for! Darin & John watch the movie that dares to answer the ...

Bikes, beer and blues: Kent hosts 11th annual Blues Festival - Kentwired 15 Jul 2019, 4:30 pm

Bikes, beer and blues: Kent hosts 11th annual Blues Festival  Kentwired

Motorcycles lined the streets and music filled the air in Kent on Friday as rhythm and blues howled into the night at the 11th annual Kent Blues Festival.

Stevie Wonder backs attempt to hold record-breaking guitar lesson - Irish Examiner 15 Jul 2019, 2:46 pm

Stevie Wonder backs attempt to hold record-breaking guitar lesson  Irish Examiner

Stevie Wonder has backed plans for the world's longest guitar lesson, to raise money for the visually impaired. A guitar school is planning the 24-hour, non-stop ...

Carlos Santana Keeps Rock Legacy Burning Bright in Austin (SHOW REVIEW) - Glide Magazine 15 Jul 2019, 1:27 pm

Carlos Santana Keeps Rock Legacy Burning Bright in Austin (SHOW REVIEW)  Glide Magazine

The recent stop by legendary guitarist Carlos Santana and his band in Austin on July 9th at the Austin360 Amphitheater at Circuit of the Americas raceway.

On This Day in World History ... briefly - South Coast Herald 15 Jul 2019, 1:02 pm

On This Day in World History ... briefly  South Coast Herald

Versace met his partner (a model) D'Amico in 1982. His will left D'Amico with a lifelong pension of 50 million lire per month and the right to live in any of ...

Queen: Freddie Mercury would ‘still be out on the road’ if he were alive, says Brian May - Express 14 Jul 2019, 1:07 pm

Queen: Freddie Mercury would ‘still be out on the road’ if he were alive, says Brian May  Express

BRIAN MAY has posted a moving tribute to Freddie Mercury, on the 34th anniversary of Queen's iconic Live Aid set.

Business, OPINION: HARVEY MACKAY — The importance of volunteering - Coeur d'Alene Press 14 Jul 2019, 12:00 pm

Business, OPINION: HARVEY MACKAY — The importance of volunteering  Coeur d'Alene Press

Albert Einstein believed that “only a life lived for others is worth living.” I believe that is one of his mos.

Looking for Linda: New McCartney exhibition shows what it is to be human - The National 14 Jul 2019, 4:01 am

Looking for Linda: New McCartney exhibition shows what it is to be human  The National

FOR many people Linda McCartney, born Linda Eastman in Scarsdale, Westchester County, in New York State, is only synonymous with Paul and vegetarian…

TasWeekend: Heroes of the stage caught on film - The Mercury 14 Jul 2019, 2:00 am

TasWeekend: Heroes of the stage caught on film  The Mercury

HOBART photographer and retired journalist Giles Hugo credits a love of live music with kickstarting his photographic career and now, 50 years later, musicians ...

Ancient Tohono O’odham custom of saguaro fruit harvesting kept alive - Arizona Daily Star 13 Jul 2019, 9:52 pm

Ancient Tohono O’odham custom of saguaro fruit harvesting kept alive  Arizona Daily Star

Tanisha Tucker carries on a tradition her late mother, Stella, shared with students, scientists, artists and others across Tucson for years.

Live Aid 1985: 'This is your Woodstock and it's long overdue' - PennLive 13 Jul 2019, 9:00 am

Live Aid 1985: 'This is your Woodstock and it's long overdue'  PennLive

On July 13, 1985, for 16 hours a concert was held simultaneously at JFK Stadium Philadelphia and at Wembley Stadium in London. Live Aid raised more than ...

Sunset Park Will Be Rocking Wednesday Nights - The SandPaper 12 Jul 2019, 10:34 pm

Sunset Park Will Be Rocking Wednesday Nights  The SandPaper

You'll get a mix of classic/alternative rock, blues and more during the Wednesday evening free concerts which that this month at Sunset Park in Harvey Cedars.

Behind the Curtain: Guitar Tips from Larry Carlton - Rock Cellar Magazine 12 Jul 2019, 5:40 pm

Behind the Curtain: Guitar Tips from Larry Carlton  Rock Cellar Magazine

Renowned guitarist Larry Carlton is a shredder with an untouchable track record -- and, as Steve Rosen explains, a great person as well.

Nia Vardalos, Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson among the Celebs Vacationing in Greece - The National Herald 12 Jul 2019, 2:41 pm

Nia Vardalos, Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson among the Celebs Vacationing in Greece  The National Herald

ATHENS – Greece is well-known as a top destination for tourists from every corner of the globe and, of course, celebrities also enjoy spending their summers in ...

Paul McCartney Delivers Career-Spanning Set To Packed House In San Jose - CBS San Francisco 11 Jul 2019, 11:20 pm

Paul McCartney Delivers Career-Spanning Set To Packed House In San Jose  CBS San Francisco

By Chris Tuite. SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — For an artist like Paul McCartney, the hardest thing about playing shows these days must be picking the setlist. With the ...

DAVID REED: Wallflowers' music stands on its own merits - Belleville Intelligencer 11 Jul 2019, 2:54 pm

DAVID REED: Wallflowers' music stands on its own merits  Belleville Intelligencer

I recently had the privilege of watching a film called Echo in the Canyon, featuring Jakob Dylan in conversation with numerous important musicians from the ...

Guitarist to perform in Walla Walla Aug. 2 | Arts | union-bulletin.com - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin 11 Jul 2019, 2:30 pm

Guitarist to perform in Walla Walla Aug. 2 | Arts | union-bulletin.com  Walla Walla Union-Bulletin

Named after guitar giants Eric Clapton and Jimi Hendrix, guitarist, musician, singer-songwriter Eric Tessmer returns to Walla Walla for a performance from 8-10 ...

Eric Clapton leaves Turkey's Kuşadası after dog's death - Hurriyet Daily News 11 Jul 2019, 8:23 am

Eric Clapton leaves Turkey's Kuşadası after dog's death  Hurriyet Daily News

British guitarist, singer and composer Eric Clapton, who came to the Turkish western holiday resort of Kuşadası this week, cut his holiday short after he learned ...

Now We Are Timeless - KMUW 10 Jul 2019, 8:24 pm

Now We Are Timeless  KMUW

Thursday, July 11 Formed in 1996, initially as Star 69, Imperial Teen recently issued its latest album, Now We Are Timeless , it's first in nearly a decade.

Ozzy Osbourne Bandmate Reveals Sad Jimi Hendrix Remark - Alternative Nation 10 Jul 2019, 5:56 pm

Ozzy Osbourne Bandmate Reveals Sad Jimi Hendrix Remark  Alternative Nation

Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Zakk Wylde revealed if The Jimi Hendrix Experience could replace Jimi in a new Conversation Series interview. Yesterday, disgusting ...

Today In Music History - July 10th. - Nova.ie 10 Jul 2019, 7:11 am

Today In Music History - July 10th.  Nova.ie

Every day on Radio Nova, just before 11am, we play a couple of songs key to “today in music history” Have a listen! But for now – here's some light reading and ...

Bruce Springsteen, Conan O'Brien drummer Max Weinberg brings Beatles music to Harvester Performance Center - Roanoke Times 10 Jul 2019, 3:00 am

Bruce Springsteen, Conan O'Brien drummer Max Weinberg brings Beatles music to Harvester Performance Center  Roanoke Times

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame drummer Max Weinberg got a taste of the Beatles' music even before the band's legendary arrival in the U.S.A..

Guitarist Eric Clapton on Holiday at Rhodes and Symi - The National Herald 5 Jul 2019, 7:00 am

Guitarist Eric Clapton on Holiday at Rhodes and Symi  The National Herald

RHODES, Greece – The famous English guitarist Eric Clapton has been spending his summer holiday at the islands of the Dodecanese, in the southeastern ...

Paul McCartney: 'I cried for a year when Linda died' - BBC News 4 Jul 2019, 7:00 am

Paul McCartney: 'I cried for a year when Linda died'  BBC News

Sir Paul McCartney bought his farm in Kintyre before he met Linda but it was her love of its "wildness and freedom" that created so many happy memories.

Eric Clapton To Feature On Sheryl Crow’s George Harrison Remake - uDiscover Music 2 Jul 2019, 7:00 am

Eric Clapton To Feature On Sheryl Crow’s George Harrison Remake  uDiscover Music

Eric Clapton collaborates on Sheryl Crow's new version of George Harrison's enduring 'Beware Of Darkness' on her upcoming, all-star Threads album.

Eric Clapton & Friends In Concert: A Look Back - Where's Eric 30 Jun 2019, 7:00 am

Eric Clapton & Friends In Concert: A Look Back  Where's Eric

Twenty years ago, on 30 June 1999, Eric Clapton hosted the first major fundraising concert for Crossroads Centre, one week after selling 100 guitars at a ...

In Venice, Eric Clapton’s offbeat former home gets an encore - Los Angeles Times 27 Jun 2019, 7:00 am

In Venice, Eric Clapton’s offbeat former home gets an encore  Los Angeles Times

Eric Clapton's former home, an architectural abode a block from Venice Beach, is back on the market for $5.495 million.

Play Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival - Where's Eric 27 Jun 2019, 7:00 am

Play Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival  Where's Eric

Ernie Ball Inc., the world's premier manufacturer of guitar strings, musical instrument accessories and crafted American made Ernie Ball Music Man® guitars and ...

Even More Artists Including Blink-182, Eric Clapton and Weezer Listed As Losing Master Recordings In 2008 Universal Warehouse Fire - mxdwn.com 26 Jun 2019, 7:00 am

Even More Artists Including Blink-182, Eric Clapton and Weezer Listed As Losing Master Recordings In 2008 Universal Warehouse Fire  mxdwn.com

The list of artist's who's master recordings were lost in a 2008 Universal Studios warehouse fire continues to grow, as over 100 more artists, including Blink-182, ...

Why John Lennon and George Harrison's Friendship Fell Apart - Showbiz Cheat Sheet 25 Jun 2019, 7:00 am

Why John Lennon and George Harrison's Friendship Fell Apart  Showbiz Cheat Sheet

While John Lennon and Paul McCartney settled their differences before John's death, it wasn't the same with George Harrison.

EC's Christie's Guitar Auctions: A Look Back - Where's Eric 24 Jun 2019, 7:00 am

EC's Christie's Guitar Auctions: A Look Back  Where's Eric

Twenty years ago - on June 24, 1999 - Eric Clapton sold over 100 of his guitars and other items in a charity auction. The sale smashed records for fretted ...

David Gilmour's Guitars Fetch $21.5 Million in Record Auction - Bloomberg 21 Jun 2019, 7:00 am

David Gilmour's Guitars Fetch $21.5 Million in Record Auction  Bloomberg

Pink Floyd's David Gilmour auctioned off his guitar collection for $21.5 million Thursday in a record-setting event at Christie's. Among the axes sold: an iconic ...

Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page Reveals Details of His Secret Night With Eric Clapton - Metalheadzone 18 Jun 2019, 7:00 am

Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page Reveals Details of His Secret Night With Eric Clapton  Metalheadzone

In a recent Instagram post, Led Zeppelin's legendary guitarist Jimmy Page has shared an untold story about his night hang-out with blues master Eric Clapton.

Paul McCartney Gave Fans a Nostalgic Magical Mystery Tour in Arlington Show - Dallas Observer 17 Jun 2019, 7:00 am

Paul McCartney Gave Fans a Nostalgic Magical Mystery Tour in Arlington Show  Dallas Observer

A review of Paul McCartney's Friday night show at Globe Life Park in Arlington, where he catered to a nostalgic audience.

Jeff Beck Plots Short Fall U.S. Tour Around Clapton, Rod Stewart Gigs - Rolling Stone 17 Jun 2019, 7:00 am

Jeff Beck Plots Short Fall U.S. Tour Around Clapton, Rod Stewart Gigs  Rolling Stone

Jeff Beck has planned a short U.S. tour around his appearance at Eric Clapton's Crossroads festival this September. The tour will end with a special gig the ...

EC Featured On Sheryl Crow's New Album "Threads" - Where's Eric 15 Jun 2019, 7:00 am

EC Featured On Sheryl Crow's New Album "Threads"  Where's Eric

On August 30, Sheryl Crow will release her new album, "Threads." Eric Clapton contributes to "Beware of Darkness," which also features Brandi Carlile.

Eric Clapton Welcomes Jan Vogler In Dresden - JamBase 11 Jun 2019, 7:00 am

Eric Clapton Welcomes Jan Vogler In Dresden  JamBase

Eric Clapton concluded a brief tour of Germany and Austria with help from cellist Jan Vogler on Monday. Slowhand and his band closed out the 42nd Dresden ...

Eric Clapton vs. The Edge: Which Rockstar Has the Coolest Yacht? - Robb Report 11 Jun 2019, 7:00 am

Eric Clapton vs. The Edge: Which Rockstar Has the Coolest Yacht?  Robb Report

We pitted the legendary blues guitarist Eric Clapton against U2 legend The Edge to see which rocker had the most luxurious superyacht.

EC Closes 42nd Dresden Music Festival - Where's Eric 11 Jun 2019, 7:00 am

EC Closes 42nd Dresden Music Festival  Where's Eric

Cellist Jan Vogler is special guest for entire acoustic setOn June 10, Eric Clapton headlined the closing concert of the 42nd Dresden Music Festival at the Messe ...

Eric Clapton Honors Dr. John & Performs 'Layla' Twice In Mannheim - JamBase 10 Jun 2019, 7:00 am

Eric Clapton Honors Dr. John & Performs 'Layla' Twice In Mannheim  JamBase

Legendary guitarist Eric Clapton performed "Layla" twice in the same night for the first time in 18 years and dedicated "Tears In Heaven" to Dr. John on Saturday ...

Mannheim Concert News! - Where's Eric 8 Jun 2019, 7:00 am

Mannheim Concert News!  Where's Eric

Eric Clapton dedicates "Tears In Heaven" to Dr. John"Layla" played twice ... unplugged and pluggedJune 8 at the SAP Arena in Mannheim, Germany was the ...

Vienna Concert News! - Where's Eric 7 Jun 2019, 7:00 am

Vienna Concert News!  Where's Eric

On June 6, Eric Clapton returned to Vienna for the first time in five years. The fifteen song set at the Wiener Stadthalle was a high-energy event. The evening's ...

Eric Clapton Rocks Berlin! - Where's Eric 5 Jun 2019, 7:00 am

Eric Clapton Rocks Berlin!  Where's Eric

Eric Clapton kicked off a four-date tour of Germany and Austria with a great show at Berlin's Mercedes-Benz Arena on June 4.American jazz guitarist Kurt ...

The Number Ones: Eric Clapton’s “I Shot The Sheriff” - Stereogum 3 Jun 2019, 7:00 am

The Number Ones: Eric Clapton’s “I Shot The Sheriff”  Stereogum

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958, and working my way ...

'Echo In The Canyon' Film Celebrates Laurel Canyon With Tom Petty, Eric Clapton, More - Forbes 24 May 2019, 7:00 am

'Echo In The Canyon' Film Celebrates Laurel Canyon With Tom Petty, Eric Clapton, More  Forbes

The new film 'Echo Of The Canyon' celebrates one of the most famous music neighborhoods in the world, Laurel Canyon, through interviews with Tom Petty, ...

What if Eric Clapton covered Purple Rain? Find out here - Bring Me The News 19 May 2019, 7:00 am

What if Eric Clapton covered Purple Rain? Find out here  Bring Me The News

Aside from their out-of-this-world guitar chops, Eric Clapton and Prince may not have had much in common — with Clapton coming from an entirely different ...

Eric Clapton Covers 'Purple Rain' Again In London - JamBase 17 May 2019, 7:00 am

Eric Clapton Covers 'Purple Rain' Again In London  JamBase

Eric Clapton concluded a three-concert run at Royal Albert Hall in London with his second ever cover of the Prince classic “Purple Rain.” Slowhand used the title ...

Eric Clapton: Royal Albert Hall 2019 Night Three - Where's Eric 17 May 2019, 7:00 am

Eric Clapton: Royal Albert Hall 2019 Night Three  Where's Eric

Eric Clapton performed his third and final 2019 Royal Albert Hall concert on May 16 with a monster show that included two encores.With this London residency, ...

Eric Clapton Busts Out Bob Dylan Cover & Welcomes Jimmie Vaughan In London - JamBase 16 May 2019, 7:00 am

Eric Clapton Busts Out Bob Dylan Cover & Welcomes Jimmie Vaughan In London  JamBase

Legendary guitarist Eric Clapton dusted off a long-lost Bob Dylan cover on Wednesday night at Royal Albert Hall in London.

Watch Eric Clapton Play Smoking Cover of Prince's 'Purple Rain' In London - Rolling Stone 15 May 2019, 7:00 am

Watch Eric Clapton Play Smoking Cover of Prince's 'Purple Rain' In London  Rolling Stone

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Eric Clapton Covers Prince's 'Purple Rain' In London - JamBase 14 May 2019, 7:00 am

Eric Clapton Covers Prince's 'Purple Rain' In London  JamBase

Watch Eric Clapton debut a cover of "Purple Rain" by Prince at Royal Albert Hall in London on Monday night.

Eric Clapton: RAH 2019 Night One - Where's Eric 14 May 2019, 7:00 am

Eric Clapton: RAH 2019 Night One  Where's Eric

Watch Eric's take on "Purple Rain"! Video at bottom of article.Eric Clapton began a three-night run of shows at the Royal Albert Hall on Monday, May 13 and it ...

Rocker Eric Clapton pays tribute to Prince in rendition of 'Purple Rain' at London concert - WSB Atlanta 14 May 2019, 7:00 am

Rocker Eric Clapton pays tribute to Prince in rendition of 'Purple Rain' at London concert  WSB Atlanta

During rock legend Eric Clapton's first night of a three-night gig at London's Albert Hall on Monday night, he paid tribute not only to “The Purple One,” but also to.

Eric Clapton Covers Prince "Purple Rain" in London - LIVE music blog 13 May 2019, 7:00 am

Eric Clapton Covers Prince "Purple Rain" in London  LIVE music blog

Eric Clapton just kicked off a run at London's Royal Albert Hall and following the main set and some standout moments, including a tribute to the recently passed ...

Eric Clapton Set to Play Three Concerts Ahead of Crossroads Guitar Festival - Genesis Publications 26 Apr 2019, 7:00 am

Eric Clapton Set to Play Three Concerts Ahead of Crossroads Guitar Festival  Genesis Publications

Eric Clapton has announced three U.S. concerts ahead of his upcoming Crossroads Guitar Festival. The set of concerts will take place in September 2019 on the ...

Eric Clapton picks Phoenix as part of brief US tour in September - KTAR.com 26 Apr 2019, 7:00 am

Eric Clapton picks Phoenix as part of brief US tour in September  KTAR.com

Other than his annual festival in Texas, Eric Clapton has plans for just three U.S. shows in 2019. One of them will be in downtown Phoenix.

Eric Clapton Announces Short U.S. Run Ahead of Crossroads Guitar Fest - Rolling Stone 22 Apr 2019, 7:00 am

Eric Clapton Announces Short U.S. Run Ahead of Crossroads Guitar Fest  Rolling Stone

Eric Clapton will perform his first Crossroads Guitar Festival in six years in Dallas on September 20th and 21st, featuring the Tedeschi Trucks Band, Sheryl Crow, ...

Eric Clapton Performs "Layla" Electric For First Time In Six Years - iHeartRadio 19 Apr 2019, 7:00 am

Eric Clapton Performs "Layla" Electric For First Time In Six Years  iHeartRadio

Clapton stuck to the 'MTV Unplugged' version of his signature song for years until a recent concert in Tokyo. | iHeartRadio.

Watch Eric Clapton Play ‘Layla’ Electric For First Time in Six Years - Rolling Stone 18 Apr 2019, 7:00 am

Watch Eric Clapton Play ‘Layla’ Electric For First Time in Six Years  Rolling Stone

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EC Rocks Tokyo On Night 4 - Where's Eric 18 Apr 2019, 7:00 am

EC Rocks Tokyo On Night 4  Where's Eric

Eric Clapton is in the home stretch of his 2019 Tokyo Residency. The fourth gig in the five night run wrapped up at 8:45pm. In Japan, shows traditionally start at ...

EC in Tokyo: Night 3 - Where's Eric 17 Apr 2019, 7:00 am

EC in Tokyo: Night 3  Where's Eric

Eric Clapton debuted a new color signature model Stratocaster with his 2019 Tokyo Residency. It's an Aston Martin car color called "Almond Green;" a much ...

Eric Clapton Through the Years: 1964-2018 Photos - Ultimate Classic Rock 16 Apr 2019, 7:00 am

Eric Clapton Through the Years: 1964-2018 Photos  Ultimate Classic Rock

A look at Eric Clapton through the years, featuring photos ranging from 1964-2018.

Listen To Eric Clapton Perform Electric 'Layla' For First Time Since 2013 - JamBase 16 Apr 2019, 7:00 am

Listen To Eric Clapton Perform Electric 'Layla' For First Time Since 2013  JamBase

Legendary guitarist recently went electric on "Layla" from his Derek & The Dominos days for the first time in six years.

An Eric Clapton History Lesson: EC’s First Compilation - uDiscover Music 15 Apr 2019, 7:00 am

An Eric Clapton History Lesson: EC’s First Compilation  uDiscover Music

On 15 April 1972, the guitarist entered the US Billboard album chart with the first compilation in his own name, History Of Eric Clapton.

John Mayer Guests With Eric Clapton In Tokyo - JamBase 14 Apr 2019, 7:00 am

John Mayer Guests With Eric Clapton In Tokyo  JamBase

Eric Clapton fit a number of bust outs into his first show of 2019 last night in Tokyo and also did "Cocaine" with John Mayer.

Eric Clapton Plays Electric 'Layla' at Tokyo's Budokan - Best Classic Bands 13 Apr 2019, 7:00 am

Eric Clapton Plays Electric 'Layla' at Tokyo's Budokan  Best Classic Bands

Eric Clapton performed his first concert of 2019 on Saturday night, April 13, with the first of five shows at Tokyo's Nippon Budokan. Of note was the return of an ...

Eric Clapton’s Nineties Style Was a Freakin' Roller Coaster - GQ 4 Apr 2019, 7:00 am

Eric Clapton’s Nineties Style Was a Freakin' Roller Coaster  GQ

In the eighties, Eric Clapton was trying to quit drugs and alcohol. Naturally, he got really into clothes and women. (Jawnz and jillz!) “I'd always loved clothes, and ...

Eric Clapton sells out three nights at Albert Hall - RTE.ie 3 Apr 2019, 7:00 am

Eric Clapton sells out three nights at Albert Hall  RTE.ie

Legendary guitarist Eric Clapton has battled illness in recent years but he is set to play a sold-out three-night residency at London's Royal Albert Hall in May.

10 Standout Collaborations From Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival - JamBase 31 Mar 2019, 7:00 am

10 Standout Collaborations From Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival  JamBase

With Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival returning for the first time in six years this summer, we've compiled 10 highlights from past editions.

Happy Birthday Eric Clapton: Career-Spanning Live Spotify Playlist - JamBase 30 Mar 2019, 7:00 am

Happy Birthday Eric Clapton: Career-Spanning Live Spotify Playlist  JamBase

Celebrate guitarist Eric Clapton's birthday today by streaming a live Spotify Playlist chronologically chronicling Slowhand's legendary career.

Watch Emily Wolfe Play Eric Clapton’s "Crossroads" Guitar - Guitar World Magazine 29 Mar 2019, 7:00 am

Watch Emily Wolfe Play Eric Clapton’s "Crossroads" Guitar  Guitar World Magazine

Today, Guitar Center uploaded a neat video of up-and-coming Texas guitarist Emily Wolfe playing Eric Clapton's legendary "Crossroads" guitar. You can check it ...

Eric Clapton Announces 2019 Crossroads Guitar Festival - Where's Eric 28 Mar 2019, 7:00 am

Eric Clapton Announces 2019 Crossroads Guitar Festival  Where's Eric

THE WORLD'S GREATEST GUITAR LEGENDS PERFORMING OVER TWO NIGHTS IN THE CITY THAT HOSTED CLAPTON'S FIRST CROSSROADS GUITAR ...

The Story Behind Eric Clapton's "The Fool" - Reverb News 21 Mar 2019, 7:00 am

The Story Behind Eric Clapton's "The Fool"  Reverb News

In March 1967, Eric Clapton bought a guitar and quickly decided to give it a *fresh* look. He'd been through a couple of old-style Les Paul Bursts, both of which ...

Jimmie Vaughan To Open Eric Clapton's 2019 RAH Concerts - Where's Eric 12 Mar 2019, 7:00 am

Jimmie Vaughan To Open Eric Clapton's 2019 RAH Concerts  Where's Eric

Jimmie Vaughan and The Tilt-A-Whirl Band will open for Eric Clapton at London's Royal Albert Hall on May 13, 15 and 16. Tickets for Eric's concerts were put on ...

What Are Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck And Jimmy Page Like? We Asked Yardbirds Drummer Jim McCarty - Forbes 9 Mar 2019, 8:00 am

What Are Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck And Jimmy Page Like? We Asked Yardbirds Drummer Jim McCarty  Forbes

The Yardbirds were one of the seminal bands of the 1960s, having in its lineup three of the great guitarists, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page. Drummer ...

Slowhand Heads East: Eric Clapton Prepares For Tokyo Residency - uDiscover Music 8 Mar 2019, 8:00 am

Slowhand Heads East: Eric Clapton Prepares For Tokyo Residency  uDiscover Music

Eric Clapton is preparing to resume his live schedule with a five-night residency at the Nippon Budokan in Tokyo. The shows will take place on 13, 15, 17, ...

Eric Clapton albums: A guide to buying the best of Eric Clapton - Louder 26 Feb 2019, 8:00 am

Eric Clapton albums: A guide to buying the best of Eric Clapton  Louder

Eric Clapton albums: From The Yardbirds to The Bluesbreakers, from Cream to The Dominoes, Eric Clapton carved out a legacy like few others. Here we present ...

New Photo Book ‘Into the Light’ Features B.B. King, Eric Clapton, Slash and More - Guitar World Magazine 13 Feb 2019, 8:00 am

New Photo Book ‘Into the Light’ Features B.B. King, Eric Clapton, Slash and More  Guitar World Magazine

Award-winning music photographer Jérôme Brunet has selected his favorite photos from the last 20 years in Into The Light, a retrospective coffee table book ...

The Sound Of Slowhand Clapping Befits The New Eric Clapton Biography - The Federalist 28 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

The Sound Of Slowhand Clapping Befits The New Eric Clapton Biography  The Federalist

A new biography by Philip Norman, 'Slowhand: The Life and Music of Eric Clapton,' dwells on the salacious details of one of our most beloved rock stars.

Book World: Eric Clapton biography portrays a restless rocker forever bolting his bands - Longview News-Journal 23 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

Book World: Eric Clapton biography portrays a restless rocker forever bolting his bands  Longview News-Journal

Slowhand: The Life and Music of Eric Clapton. By Philip Norman. Little, Brown. 419 pp. $30. ---. "Have I ever been satisfied? Definitely for one night, yeah," Eric ...

'Slowhand' uncovers the traumas, tragedies and triumphs of Eric Clapton - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 21 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

'Slowhand' uncovers the traumas, tragedies and triumphs of Eric Clapton  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Slowhand: The Life and Music of Eric Clapton” is a well-researched profile of rock music's first and most enduringly popular guitar god.

Clapton biography portrays a restless rocker forever bolting his bands - The Washington Post 20 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

Clapton biography portrays a restless rocker forever bolting his bands  The Washington Post

'Have I ever been satisfied? Definitely for one night, yeah,” Eric Clapton told Rolling Stone last year. He referred fondly to a 1968 show in Philadelphia with ...

Watch Eric Clapton's Holiday Short Film, 'A Clapton Christmas' - Guitar World Magazine 6 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

Watch Eric Clapton's Holiday Short Film, 'A Clapton Christmas'  Guitar World Magazine

Eric Clapton has released A Clapton Christmas, a special YouTube feature that includes a sit-down interview as well as performances of songs from his ...

Things to Do" Read Slowhand, About the Life and Music of Eric Clapton - Houston Press 6 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

Things to Do" Read Slowhand, About the Life and Music of Eric Clapton  Houston Press

Slowhand: The Life and Music of Eric Clapton By Philip Norman 448 pp. $30. Little, Brown & Co. Among music book scribes, Philip Norman stands near the top ...

Eric Clapton is feeling blue on ‘Happy Xmas’ - San Francisco Chronicle 3 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

Eric Clapton is feeling blue on ‘Happy Xmas’  San Francisco Chronicle

LEric Clapton has kept a low profile in recent years, but even guitar gods are not immune to the warm glow of Christmas lights. On “Happy Xmas,” his first new ...

Eric Clapton was determined to stay sober after his son’s tragic death, book claims - Fox News 28 Nov 2018, 8:00 am

Eric Clapton was determined to stay sober after his son’s tragic death, book claims  Fox News

An unspeakable tragedy tore Eric Clapton's life to pieces when his 4-year-old son Conor fell from the window of a 53rd-floor apartment in New York City in March ...

Slowhand by Philip Norman review – Eric Clapton and the years of excess - The Guardian 8 Nov 2018, 8:00 am

Slowhand by Philip Norman review – Eric Clapton and the years of excess  The Guardian

The rock star secured fame by bringing US southern music to a new audience. Then the unrestrained hedonism began.

Concert Review: Eric Clapton Proves He Still Has the Goods With Madison Square Garden Set - Variety 8 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

Concert Review: Eric Clapton Proves He Still Has the Goods With Madison Square Garden Set  Variety

Eric Clapton wrapped a two-night stand at New York's Madison Square Garden on Sunday night with a 90-minute set proving that despite his recent health ...

Eric Clapton Celebrates Christmas With First Full-Length Holiday Album: Exclusive - Billboard 17 Aug 2018, 7:00 am

Eric Clapton Celebrates Christmas With First Full-Length Holiday Album: Exclusive  Billboard

Eric Clapton will release his first full-length Christmas album, Happy Xmas, on Oct. 12. The Bushbranch Records/Surfdog Records set, which features a cover ...

Eric Clapton Bio


English musician, singer, songwriter, and guitarist

March 30, 1945, (74 years old)

Eric Patrick Clapton

http://www.ericclapton.com/

Eric Clapton
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