Archives for December 2010

When Eric Met Elvis

“Who the Hell’s limousine is that?” On a late July evening in 1974, that was Elvis Presley’s reaction to the sight of a long, black limo parked in front of the General Cinema in Memphis–one of Elvis’s favorite spots for personal midnight movie screenings. The limo happened to belong to another superstar rocker who had […]

Eric Clapton to play Yas Island, Abu Dhabi – Friday 11 February 2011

Another date has been added to the 2011 World Tour: Friday 11 February 2011 Yas Arena, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) The National: Eric Clapton and Stevie Wonder to play Yas Island

New Bobby Whitlock Autobiography With Foreword By Eric Clapton

A new Bobby Whitlock autobiography has been published. Eric Clapton wrote the foreword. Here is a short synopsis of the book: . Delaney Bramlett died during the course of writing this book and this is the first time that the whole Delaney and Bonnie and Friends story has been told from the inside. . He […]

When Jools Holland Met Eric Clapton – BBC Radio 2 – 25 December 2010

Eric Clapton & Jools Holland 2 november 2010 When Jools Holland Met Eric Clapton – BBC Radio 2 – 22:00 Saturday 25 December 2010 1. Bob Dylan – Here Comes Santa Claus One of Eric’s favorite Christmas Songs 2. Traveling Alone – from “Clapton” A song recommended to Eric by Jimmy Vaughan 3. Lil’ Son […]

YouTube: Eric Clapton – I got the same old blues – live at Prince’s Trust Rock Gala RAH November 17th

WikiLeaks and… Eric Clapton

WikiLeaks cables: Kim Jong-il son’s idol Eric Clapton asked to perform in North Korea The Guardian North Korea asked America to arrange an Eric Clapton concert in Pyongyang, saying that it could help to persuade Kim Jong-il to allow humanitarian aid into the country. A confidential cable dated 22 May 2007 from the US ambassador […]

Bonhams To Sell Eric Clapton’s Guitars And Amps In Aid Of The Crossroads Centre 9 March 2011

Press Release BONHAMS TO SELL ERIC CLAPTON’S GUITARS AND AMPS in aid of THE CROSSROADS CENTRE Bonhams is delighted to announce this landmark auction, which includes over 150 lots from Eric Clapton’s personal collection. The sale will feature over 70 guitars and 70 amps that have helped create Clapton’s legendary sound. This is the first […]