Doyle Bramhall II – Miami New Times Interview 2013

Doyle talks about his relationship with Clapton and his upcoming solo album. The full interview can be read here.

Eric Clapton – Clapton Gives Daughter Away At Wedding (Saturday 10 September 2011)

Eric Clapton – Clapton Gives Daughter Away At Wedding (Saturday 10 September 2011) “Rocker Eric Clapton beamed with delight on Saturday (10Sep11) as he escorted his daughter to her wedding. The guitar legend drove his daughter Ruth to the ceremony at St Mary Magdalen Church in Surrey, England in his vintage Bentley. Clapton was the […]

Major Rock Names To Support Japan Through UDO Artists Website

Eric Clapton is amongst the major rock names that posted messages on the website of Udo Artists – the biggest concert promoter in Japan – to offer their support in the wake of last months’ earthquake and tsunami disasters. Other artists posting support messages include Jeff Beck, Sting and Paul Simon to name but a […]

An Interview with Doyle Bramhall II – 23 February 2011

An Interview with Doyle Bramhall II What was your reaction when these legendary musicians came calling? Was it like, “Hey Doyle, Eric Clapton is on the phone for you”? “I’ll take you back a little before that. I got a call from Patrick Leonard, who produced Roger Waters’ Amused To Death record. Roger was looking […]

Gibson Eric Clapton 1960 Les Paul: NAMN Show 2011 – Guitar International

Gibson Eric Clapton 1960 Les Paul: NAMN Show 2011 Photo credit: Guitar International As soon as we walked into the door at Gibson’s 2011 NAMM show exhibit we ran right into the Eric Clapton 1960 Les Paul Reissue. The guitar is easy on the eyes, to say the least, and though we didn’t get a […]

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 […]

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 […]

RE/P Files: A Production Analysis Of Eric Clapton’s “Layla”

Tom Dowd has participated in as much recording history as maybe anyone around today. During his 28 years in the business, he has recorded and/or produced, among others;, John Coltrane, Charlie Parker, Herbie Mann, Ray Charles, The Coasters, The Drifters, Aretha Franklin, King Curtis, Otis Redding, Dusty Springfield, The Young Rascals, The Allman Brothers, Stephen […]

Interview Doyle Bramhall II

My role with Clapton has changed over the years. In the beginning my role was as a songwriter he was covering my songs and we were writing together, that turned into me opening for him on a couple tours, which then lead to me being in his touring band as his guitar player. A year […]

Dr John, Doyle Bramhall II to Play on New Gregg Allman Album

Gregg Allman has revealed the track listing for his first album in 14 years, Low Country Blues. As previously reported, Low Country Blues was produced by T Bone Burnett and is scheduled for release on January 18, 2011 via Rounder. The album will feature appearances by Dr. John and Eric Clapton guitarist Doyle Bramhall II, […]

Derek Trucks Says Eric Clapton Made Him a Better Player

Derek Trucks says his 2007 tour with Eric Clapton, during which he served as second guitarist with the legendary six-stringer, brought a more understated component to his playing. In a just-published interview with M – , Trucks said: “Digging into [Clapton’s] catalog – especially the Derek and the Dominos era – I came to love […]

Japanese Magazine Free & Easy November Issue featuring Eric Clapton

Free & Easy have been around since the 1990s and are widely recognised as one of the go tos in the Japanese market. The magazine has a large cult following and the November issue features Eric Clapton.

Local featured on Eric Clapton CD

Sereca Robinson Henderson is used to making a joyful noise as organist and minister of music at Zion Baptist Church. But she got the shock of her life when she bought the new Eric Clapton CD, “Clapton,” which was recently released nationwide. The rich down-home sound of a B-3 organ, played by Henderson, can be […]

Solomon Burke dies at Amsterdam airport at 70

On Sunday 10 October 2010 soul singer Solomon Burke has died at Amsterdam airport. He was 70 years old. Solomon Burke wrote “Everybody Needs Somebody to Love” in 1964 and it was quickly recorded by the Rolling Stones and Wilson Pickett, and later and perhaps most famously by the Blues Brothers. Eric Clapton played on […]

‘Clapton’ Reviews The Independent

Eric Clapton & Related Around The Net

• Ferrari In Music: 250 GT Berlinetta Lusso Eric Clapton limited edition 1:18 scale by Mattel • Eric Clapton in Monza, Italy 12 September 2010 – F1 Grand Prix of Italy • Eric Clapton in Monza, Italy 11 September 2010 – F1 Grand Prix of Italy • Eric Clapton & North County’s J.J. Cale reunite […]