Eric Clapton

7 Songs That Are Darker Than They Appear

We sing along with the radio, or perhaps with an inebriated replication at a karaoke bar. We try to match pitch, tone, and even know several handfuls of lyrics. Those songs we may sing joyously, at times have a darker message beneath the surface. Bruce Springsteen – “Born in the USA” “Born in the U...
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Cream Drummer Ginger Baker Dies at 80

Ginger Baker , the drumming force behind Cream passed away on Sunday, October 6th, 2019 after an extended time in the hospital at the age of 80. "We are very sad to say that Ginger has passed away peacefully in the hospital this morning," Baker's family wrote on his social media. "Thank you to...
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Duane Allman's 'Layla' Guitar Sells for $1.25 Million

It created one of the most memorable slide guitar solos on one of the most popular rock songs of all-time, and now Duane Allman ’s 1957 Les Paul has a new owner. The iconic goldtop guitar the late legend used to record “Layla” with Eric Clapton sold for $1.25 million at auction. Allman also used...
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Celebrate Three Eras of Rock Hall of Famer Eric Clapton

With just about one week to go before the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, who better to celebrate than three-time inductee, Eric Clapton? In 1992, Clapton was inducted as a member of the Yardbirds. The following year, he was inducted with Cream, and to top it off, he was inducted as...
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Concert for Bangladesh Film Premiered on This Day in 1972

It's been 45 years since the New York City movie premiere of GEORGE HARRISON 's "The Concert For Bangladesh," the film chronicle of the historic concerts held at Madison Square Garden the previous summer. (Briefly, the former Beatle, having embraced Eastern religion years before, was the organizer...
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Eric Clapton Jams With Jimmie Vaughan and Gary Clark Jr. at First 2017 U.S. Concert

Eric Clapton made his return to Madison Square Garden Sunday night for the first in a small handful of 2017 U.S. performances. Video of Eric Clapton - Key to the Highway @ Madison Square Garden, NY 2017
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5 Love Songs for the Love of Classic Rock

Roses are red. Violets are blue. Here are some Valentine’s songs for you. Cheesy? A little. These songs? Definitely not—that’s why they made the cut.Led Zeppelin “Whole Lotta Love”Nothing says love like a signature Zeppelin guitar riff and Plant’s high-pitched vocals.Eric Clapton “Wonderful Tonight...
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Eric Clapton Announces Additional New York And Los Angeles Tour Dates

Eric Clapton has added additional New York and Los Angeles tour dates to his 2017 schedule and more info can be found below. Tickets go on sale Saturday, February 4 at 10am local time. © Randy Miramontez | Dreamstime.com
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LISTEN: Rolling Stones & Eric Clapton "I Can't Quit You Baby"

The Rolling Stones new blues cover album is out, and Eric Clapton was a guest on one of the tracks "I Can't Quit You Baby," originally recorded by Willie Dixon. Clapton's guitar solo starts at 1:51, right after Jagger yells, "Yeah, go, Eric!" Video of I Can't Quit You Baby
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Eric Clapton Announces New York and Los Angeles Concerts

Legendary guitarist Eric Clapton will return to the concert stage next March as "Slowhand" has booked gigs in New York and Los Angeles. Clapton will perform at New York's Madison Square Garden on March 19 & 20 and he'll also play The Forum in Los Angeles on March 25 & 26. Tickets go on sale...
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