Eric Clapton At 121212 The Concert For Sandy Relief

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Clapton delivered a quite suprising performance at the 121212 Concert For Sandy Relief last night.  Teaming up with Steve Jordan on drums and Willie Weeks on bass, they formed a killer trio that played a 15-minute set featuring “Nobody Knows You When You’re Down & Out”, “Got To Get Better In A Little While” and […]

121212 The Concert For Sandy Relief – Eric Clapton Added To Lineup

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Eric Clapton has been added to the lineup for the Concert For Sandy Relief to Benefit the Robin Hood Relief Fund at the Madison Square Garden in New York City on 12 December 2012. The concert will be broadcast worldwide in TV, on the radio and online next Wednesday.

Eric Clapton Joined The Rolling Stones Onstage At The O2 Arena

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Eric Clapton joined the Rolling Stones on stage at their London concert on Thursday night (November 29) to commemorate the British band’s 50th anniversary. Eric played on the Muddy Waters classic “Champagne and Reefer”. Photos: Eric and Keith Eric and Ronnie Champagne and Reefer

Eric Clapton Will Join The Rolling Stones Onstage At Tomorrow’s Concert At The O2 Arena In London

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UPDATED 29 NOVEMBER 2012: Eric Clapton joined the Rolling Stones on stage at their London concert on Thursday night (November 29) to commemorate the British band’s 50th anniversary. Eric played on the Muddy Waters classic “Champagne and Reefer”. The Rolling Stones have announced that guitar legend Eric Clapton and British singer/ Florence and the Machine […]

Two Volume Book By Marc Roberty Tracing Fifty Years Of Eric Clapton’s Recording Sessions Along With Live Work And Guest Appearances

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Eric Clapton, Day by Day presents Claptons professional life in music in a day-by-day format, giving details of which bands he joined and left, all recordings madeboth released and unreleasedas well as guest appearances he made on other artists records, and concert tours. Based on years of extensive research from around the globe and interviews […]

Looking At The Rain – New Song from Slowhand 35th Anniversary Edition Now Available

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Just released is “Looking at the Rain”, a Gordon Lightfoot cover that Clapton recorded back in  1977 during the Slowhand sessions. Taken from the upcoming 35th anniversary edition of Slowhand, Clapton decided not to include this in the original album. The song features Dick Sims on keyboards and Jamie Oldaker on drums. “Looking at the […]

Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013 – 12-13 April 2013 Madison Square Garden?

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From Sonny Landreth Official – (Facebook) This just in, Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival will occur in Madison Square Garden on April 12-13 2013 & Sonny was one of the first people to agree to play it. This will be his 4th time playing the festival!

Bass player Donald ‘Duck’ Dunn dies in Tokyo

Donald ‘Duck’ Dunn has died in Tokyo on Sunday 13 May 2012, he was 70. He had been in Tokyo to play concerts as part of a STAX show, featuring Steve Cropper and Eddie Floyd. They played 2 shows on Saturday night at the Blue Note Night Club. Donald ‘Duck’ Dunn was bassist for Booker […]

Eric Clapton guests on Jerry Douglas “Traveler”

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Jerry Douglas releases a new album “Traveler” on June 26 2012. According to the official press release the album features Eric Clapton, Marc Cohn, Alison Krauss and Union Station, Keb’ Mo’, Mumfod & Sons and Paul Simon. Guest musicians include Dr. John, Bela Fleck, Del McCoury, Sam Bush, Omar Hakim and Viktor Krauss. Eric Clapton […]

Howlin’ For Hubert – The Apollo Theater, NYC – 24 February 2012 – with Eric Clapton, Keith Richards, James Cotton

Howlin’ For Hubert – The Apollo Theater, NYC – 24 February 2012 Last night the “Howlin’ For Hubert’ concert took place at the legendary Apollo Theatre in New York. Hubert Sumlin, known for his years backing blues legend Howlin’ Wolf, died on December 4th at the age of 80. Eric Clapton, Keith Richards, ZZ Top’s […]