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Liam Gallagher To Make Solo Mtv Unplugged Debut Next Week

Liam Gallagher is set to make his solo debut on 'MTV Unplugged'.The iconic music series, which sees artists perform live acoustically in an intimate setting, has seen legendary acts including Nirvana, Eric Clapton, Jay-Z, and...

Aretha Franklin Gown Sells For $10k

A gown owned by Aretha Franklin fetched $10,000 at the Hard Rock Cafe's 'Icons & Idols: Rock-N-Roll' by Julien's Auctions in New York City.Over 30 items of clothing owned by the legendary Queen of Soul...

Eric Clapton's Sports Car To Go On Sale

Eric Clapton's former sports car is set to go on sale next month. The 73-year-old singer's Mirabeau Blue right-hand drive 2004 Ferrari 612 Scaglietti F1 is expected to fetch between £55,000 and £75,000 when it...

Eric Clapton's Christmas Lp Tribute To Avicii

Eric Clapton has dedicated 'Jingle Bells' on his new Christmas album to Avicii. The 73-year-old musician has announced that the seventh track on his 'Happy Xmas' album is a tribute to the late DJ, who...

Pattie Boyd Says Beatlemania Was 'Terrifying'

Pattie Boyd admits Beatlemania was ''absolutely terrifying''.The 74-year-old model was married to the Beatles guitarist George Harrison at the peak of their popularity and Pattie has admitted that the incessant interest in the band was...

Eric Clapton And Santana Swap Solos At Bst

Eric Clapton closed his Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park concert on Sunday night (08.07.18) by performing with Santana.The two guitar gods joined forces for a rendition of 'High Time We Went' with the...

Johnny Mcdaid Thinks Ed Sheeran Will Get Even Bigger

Johnny McDaid has predicted Ed Sheeran will go on to even bigger things.The Snow Patrol star - who has written songs for the flame-haired hunk in the past - has admitted the 27-year-old singer continuously...

Lionel Richie To Collaborate With Ed Sheeran

Lionel Richie is planning to collaborate with Ed Sheeran. The 'Hello' hitmaker has asked the 27-year-old singer to go in the studio with him and record a track after they hit it off at the...

Jeff Beck Claims He And Eric Clapton Had 'Uncomfortable Rivalry'

Jeff Beck claims he had ''uncomfortable rivalry'' with Eric Clapton.The 73-year-old guitarist joined 60s group The Yardbirds as the 'Layla' hitmaker left in 1965, and has recalled Clapton inviting him to play at his concert...

Chuck Berry's Life To Be Documented

Chuck Berry's life is to be made into a documentary.The music legend passed away at his home in Missouri in March last year at the age of 90, and now filmmaker Jon Brewer is set...

Eric Clapton's Alternate Career Aspiration

Eric Clapton would have been a bricklayer if he didn't become a rock legend.The 'Tears in Heaven' hitmaker got the chance to try his hand at the labouring job when he worked briefly with his...

Eric Clapton Says He Sabotaged Most

Eric Clapton has admitted he ''sabotaged'' every musical pursuit he ever started.The 72-year-old music legend teamed up with filmmaker and long-time friend Lili Fini Zanuck for new movie 'Eric Clapton: Life In 12 Bar Blues',...

Eric Clapton Is Going Deaf

Eric Clapton is suffering from deafness and struggling to strum the guitar.The 72-year-old guitar legend is set to perform a special concert at London's Hyde Park on July 8 for the British Summer Time festival,...

Eric Clapton Admits To Making Alcoholic Strange Brew

Eric Clapton has admitted at the height of his alcoholism he would drink a self-made potent cocktail to mask just how much booze he was sinking.The 72-year-old music legend managed to kick his addiction to...

The Cure's 40th Anniversary Bst Hyde Park Gig

The Cure will mark their 40th anniversary as a band with a special gig at Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park.The 'Friday I'm In Love' hitmakers - fronted by Robert Smith - have...

Eric Clapton To Play London's Hyde Park

Eric Clapton is to headline British Summer Time Hyde Park 2018.The 72-year-old rocker first performed at the London location in 1969 as his debut with new group Blind Faith, and he can't wait to return.Eric...

Renee Zellweger Pays Her Boyfriend's Rent

Renee Zellweger pays her boyfriend's rent.The 'Bridget Jones's Diary' actress started dating rocker Doyle Bramhall back in 2012 but the two have a long history together after meeting each other in the early 1990s at...

Eric Clapton: The Era Of The Guitar Could Be Over

Eric Clapton thinks the era of the guitar may be ''over''.The 72-year-old icon is widely known as being one of the most influential guitarists of all time, but he has admitted the instrument faces an...

Sheryl Crow: Dating's Hard Work

Sheryl Crow finds dating ''hard work''.The 'All I Wanna Do' singer - who has adopted sons Wyatt, 10, and Levi, seven - is currently single and when she does meet a guy, she decides quickly...

Eric Clapton Sparks Health Concerns Among Fans On His 72nd Birthday

The Layla guitarist was forced to postpone two concerts in Los Angeles at The Forum in Inglewood last weekend (25-26Mar17) after falling ill with a severe case of bronchitis, and now it appears his health...

Eric Clapton Postpones Gigs Due To Bronchitis

The rocker's representative announced the news on social media on Friday (24Mar17), explaining Clapton has rescheduled dates at The Forum in Inglewood, California on Saturday (25Mar17) and Sunday (26Mar17) on doctor's orders....

John Mayer Describes Frank Ocean's New Music As 'Space Reggae'

John Mayer has likened Frank Ocean's new music to ''space reggae''. The 39-year-old musician recently listened to new music the 'Novacane' hitmaker is currently working on, and although the star has promised to keep details...

Eric Clapton Documentary Taps Director Lili Fini Zanuck

The Oscar-winning producer of Driving Miss Daisy is set to helm the documentary on the iconic musician, teaming up with producer John Battsek on the project. Zanuck and Clapton have remained close since he scored...

Lili Fini Zanuck To Direct Eric Clapton Movie

Lili Fini Zanuck will direct 'Eric Clapton: A Life in 12 Bars'.The 62-year-old filmmaker - who scooped an Oscar for Best Picture for 'Driving Miss Daisy' - will take the helm of the upcoming documentary...

Eric Clapton Selling Guitar Collection

The rocker is parting with 29 instruments, including two pre-World War Two Martin acoustic guitars and an Epiphone Les Paul autographed by Paul himself. Bosses at Nashville, Tennessee's Gruhn Guitars will handle...

Eric Clapton Announces New Live Dates

Eric Clapton has announced four new live dates - despite quitting touring last year. The 71-year-old guitarist will hit the road in the US in 2017 for a quartet of shows, two at New York...

Eric Clapton Sued Over Alleged Blues Song Mix-up

The estate administrators of Bo Carter are suing Clapton and several labels for every cent they think the guitar great has made from the song Alberta, which appeared on his 1992 MTV Unplugged...

Rolling Stones Announce New Album Blue And Lonesome

The Rolling Stones have announced their first new album for over 10 years.'Blue and Lonesome' has been dubbed a return to the band's ''roots and the passion for blues music'' and will be released on...

Rolling Stones Announce First Studio Album In 11 Years 'Blue And Lonesome'

The Rolling Stones have announced they will release their first studio album in over a decade on December 2, titled Blue and Lonesome.The album is comprised of covers of songs by American blues artists, whose...

Musician Buckwheat Zydeco Dead At 68

The accordionist passed away on Saturday (24Sep16) at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center in Lafayette, Louisiana. Zydeco, real name Stanley Dural, Jr., began playing the organ professionally in the...

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