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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Eric Clapton plugs into six-string lifeline, shows true resilience
Eric Clapton's guitar has been his lifeline. Despite battling chemical dependency, his ability to continue to plug in, tune up and breathe life into his own brand of blues, pop and rock music has given him a unique sense of resilience.
Thu Dec 19, 2013
Flashback: B.B. King Holds a Superstar Jam
The 1987 Cinemax concert special A Blues Session: B.B. King and Friends kicked off with one of the single most star-packed jam sessions ever held outside the annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
The Austin Chronicle
Beyond the Singer sewing machine needle stitching together this 5-CD/1-Blu-ray family-album-sized keepsake Eric Clapton's piercing guitar Give Me Strength: The '74/'75 Recordings ultimately underscores the singular genius of its archival overseer Bill Levenson.
Wed Dec 18, 2013
Top 10 Pop / Rock stars still performing live in their 70s
WASHINGTON, December 18, 2013 Famed blues singer John Mayall, who is currently on his "80th Birthday Celebration" tour, recently celebrated his 80th birthday on Nov. 29. The British singer founded John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers, the blues band whose members have included such famed rock stars Eric Clapton, Mick Fleetwood, Peter Green, Jack ... (more)
Press & Sun-Bulletin
The Buddha Kings
How do you describe your music? "We play an eclectic mix of Chicago, Texas style and British-influenced blues standards as well as originals written by our guitar player."
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Heidi Howe - Be Good
This does help explain her vocal style, which sounds more enticing, when revisiting these 11 tracks on her sixth album.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Eric Clapton - Slowhand
I am not really sure why this album gets all the plaudits which it does. By the time it emerged, rock music was facing a battle for survival with punk rock and Clapton himself was pretty much a spent force musically.
Rowing club appeal continues with blues gig fundraiser
THE REJUVENATION of one of Marlow's best-loved institutions continues apace after a fundraising event pulled in over A 1000 towards the cause.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Songs for those who wear their belts low
Looking for great karaoke songs for smooth, low voices. Tenor or Contralto range... think Steven Page from Barenaked Ladies, Amy Winehouse or Tracy Chapman .
Wed Dec 11, 2013
The Austin Chronicle
Almost five hours from Madison Square Garden in April erases any need to have been there.
3 times: One Direction, Eric Clapton
One Direction: This Is Us . When released to theaters, this film was criticized for being an overly-sanitized view of the extremely popular British boy band.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Martin Sharp farewelled
When Martin Sharp created Eternity Haymarket! in 1978, he may not have realised how significant the Arthur Stace-inspired work would become - first as a screen print and political message in its own right, then re-imagined as part of Sydney's Millennium and Olympics.
Long live the King of smooth
Having left Israel to make a name for himself in Chicago's blues scene, guitarist and singer Guy King returns home a conquering hero.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Give Me Strength: The '74/'75 Studio Recordings
Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs was Eric Clapton 's Icarus flight. His next three albums 461 Ocean Boulevard , There's One in Every Crowd and the live E.C. Was Here were outpatient clinics, where he rebuilt himself and his music after a fierce heroin addiction.
Exclusive! Listen to Unreleased Recordings of Eric Clapton's...
In 1974, revered guitarist Eric Clapton stepped into the recording studio and staged a massive resurgaence with his 1974/1975 trilogy of albums - 461 Oscean Boulevard , which featured his first No.
Kevin Bryan's Record Reviews
Eric Clapton, "Unplugged:Expanded and Remastered" -The original "Unplugged" first saw the light of day in 1992, and found the legendary guitarist working with a small band as he delivered stripped down versions of much loved oldies such as "Layla" and "Tears in Heaven" alongside some of the songs which had influenced him during his formative ... (more)
Thu Dec 05, 2013
PRLog US Entertainment
New CD Release From Jason Wells
In a time when we have all the latest technology we find our selve recreating things of the past.
The Modesto Bee
It's all about chemistry with Tedeschi Trucks Band
But what you also get is chemistry, the kind that can only exist between experienced artists who just happen to be husband and wife.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Junior & Little Joe Bringing Blues to the Jazz Hall
Well-known Tulsa-based harmonica player and vocalist Jimmy Markham recently returned from Los Angeles, where he was working with Eric Clapton on a tribute album honoring the recently deceased J.J. Cale - who like Markham, honed his chops in the Tulsa club scene of the 1950s.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
All About Jazz
CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Eric Clapton "Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013"...
Rhino Presents Highlights From Eric Clapton's Ultimate Guitar-Concert Event On DVD And Blu-Ray Sets And, For The First Time, On CD Includes Performances By Eric Clapton, The Allman Brothers Band, Buddy Guy, Gary Clark Jr., Jeff Beck, John Mayer, Keith Richards, Los Lobos, Vince Gill, And More All Versions Available On November 19 LOS ANGELES, CA - ... (more)