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Jerry Lee Records Duets Album With Famous Friends

JERRY LEE LEWIS has become the latest ageing star to announce plans for an album of famous duets. The GREAT BALLS OF FIRE singer, 70, has recorded a string of favourite tunes with MICK JAGGER,...

Harrison's Charity Super Concert To Be Remembered

Late BEATLE GEORGE HARRISON's landmark Concert For Bangladesh is to be remembered at the New York venue where it took place on its 35th anniversary. Harrison's widow, OLIVIA, will attend a ceremony tomorrow (01AUG06) at...

Clapton's Russian Gig Cancelled

Rock star ERIC CLAPTON has been forced to cancel a planned gig in Moscow's Red Square, after Russian authorities refused to grant him a permit. The WONDERFUL TONIGHT singer had been possession of an official...

Jazz Star Holland Sells Piano For Charity

British jazz star and TV presenter JOOLS HOLLAND is selling his celebrity-graced piano for charity. The Yamaha GT7 has been used to accompany a host of musical greats including ERIC CLAPTON, SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and...

Blues Star's Guitar For Sale At $5 Million

The guitar used by blues legend ROBERT JOHNSON could sell for more than $5.4 million (GBP3 million) when it goes on sale on a memorabilia website. Johnson - dubbed the father of rock 'n' roll...

Boyd Nervous About Love With 'Grown-up Man'

PATTI BOYD is terrified she will have to find love with a 'grown-up man' after splitting up with her partner of 14 years, because she was previously married to rock gods GEORGE HARRISON and ERIC...

Clapton's Shocking Love Letter From Dead Son

Rocker ERIC CLAPTON received the shock of his life days after the funeral of his four-year-old son - a love letter from the tot. Little CONNOR wrote "I love you" on a scrap of paper...

Boyd Signs Million Dollar Book Deal

ERIC CLAPTON's ex-wife PATTI BOYD is following the legendary guitarist into writing after signing a lucrative $1.7 million (GBP950,000) book deal for her memoirs. The 1960's style icon married Clapton in 1979 after her relationship...

Baker: 'No More Cream Reunions'

Legendary drummer GINGER BAKER insists he will never agree to another reunion of 1960s supergroup CREAM, because he can't stand to be the same stage as frontman JACK BRUCE. The SUNSHINE OF YOUR LOVE star...

Clapton's Ex Airs Unheard Love Song

ERIC CLAPTON's former girlfriend is to air a previously unheard love song which the rocker dedicated to her while pregnant 20 years ago. LADY OF VERONA was written for then lover LORY DEL SANTO, an...

Harrison And Clapton Footage To Appear On New Dvd

Lost footage of GEORGE HARRISON and ERIC CLAPTON performing together in Japan is to resurface on a new tribute CD/DVD package to the late BEATLE. The live footage, shot in 1991, will appear as part...

Stars Pay Tribute To Billy Preston

A host of stars including SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY, THE ROLLING STONES and ERIC CLAPTON have paid tribute to legendary keyboard player BILLY PRESTON at an emotional funeral service held yesterday (20JUN06). Preston, who performed with...

White Scores Big Names, Alive And Dead, On New Album

Singer/songwriter TONY JOE WHITE has been given a boost on his new album - he's secured the services of two of the greatest living guitarists. ERIC CLAPTON and DIRE STRAITS founder MARK KNOPFLER appear on...

Clapton Appeals For Memories

Guitar great ERIC CLAPTON is appealing for help from his showbiz friends to pen his autobiography - because he can't remember enough. The TEARS IN HEAVEN hitmaker is struggling to recall his heyday, particularly his...

Boyd Living Alone 'For First Time'

PATTI BOYD is living alone for the first time in her life after splitting from her partner of 14 years ROD WESTON - she was previously married to GEORGE HARRISON and ERIC CLAPTON. Boyd is...

Harrison's Widow Leans On Boyd

GEORGE HARRISON'S widow OLIVIA is still struggling to get over his death, but she is receiving staunch support from PATTI BOYD - the late BEATLE's first wife. Boyd and Harrison divorced in 1977 before the...

Boyd Reveals Truth Behind Clapton Ballad

ERIC CLAPTON's former wife PATTI BOYD has smashed the romance associated with the song WONDERFUL TONIGHT, insisting it was actually inspired by how long the former model used to take preening herself before a night...

Boyd Revels In Her Inspiration

PATTIE BOYD loves to hear songs she inspired ex-husbands GEORGE HARRISON and ERIC CLAPTON to write when she is dinning out. Boyd was married the late BEATLE in 1966 but they divorced 11 years later...

Ferry Sticks Up For 'Persecuted' Country Dwellers

Pop star BRYAN FERRY agreed to headline a fundraising concert for England's Countryside Alliance, because he is outraged by the British government's hunting ban. Ferry, whose son OTIS stormed into the House Of Commons to...

Clapton Earns Millions By Doing Nothing

British rocker ERIC CLAPTON raked in nearly $7 million (GBP4 million) last year (05) - without recording a song or going on tour. The 61-year-old guitarist gave himself a $2.5 million (GBP1.4 million) pay rise...

Stones Caught On Wyman's Candid Camera

LATEST: THE ROLLING STONES will be shown at their most vulnerable when former bandmate BILL WYMAN opens his photo album for his first photography exhibition next month (JUN06). The avid snapper has been taking photographs...

Clapton Headlines Pro-hunt Concert

PUBLISHED IN 2006 ERIC CLAPTON has agreed to headline a controversial seven-hour concert supporting the Countryside Alliance in its fight to lift the ban on fox hunting in the UK. The TEARS IN HEAVEN hitmaker,...

Clapton: 'I Tried To Save Best'

Rocker ERIC CLAPTON was devastated by the death of soccer star GEORGE BEST last year (25NOV05), as he had desperately attempted to save him from the alcoholism that claimed his life. The TEARS IN HEAVEN...

Mccartney And Wyman To Appear In San Francisco Gallery

The lives of SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and former ROLLING STONES star BILL WYMAN are to be presented in photo form for two new shows in a San Francisco, California art gallery. The two bass players...

Clapton Goes Red

ERIC CLAPTON is set to wrap up his current world tour in Russia, with a historic show in Red Square, Moscow. The 3 August (06) show will mark the first time the guitar legend has...

King Blames Lack Of Mainstream Success On Being Black

Veteran blues star BB KING believes the colour of his skin has prevented him from achieving mainstream success, because the world's population prefers to listen to white musicians. THE THRILL IS GONE hitmaker is regarded...

King Hails Clapton For Blues Talents

Legendary blues star BB KING has hailed rocker ERIC CLAPTON as the best guitarist in the world - despite himself being regarded by many as number one. The Mississippi-born musician is humbled by the adulation...

Soul Man Sam Plans Duets Album

AUGUST 29 RELEASE IS SENSATIONAL...'SAM MOORE:OVERNIGHT SENSATIONAL', THAT IS... ANNOUNCING ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAMER SAM MOORE'S PHENOMENAL NEW ALBUM PRODUCED BY RANDY JACKSON (RHINO RECORDS) THE "SOUL MAN" RETURNS WITH A NEWLY RECORDED SOLO...

Rocky Horror Star Divorces

THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW mastermind RICHARD O BRIEN has agreed to hand over half of his fortune to his ex-wife as part of a divorce settlement. The 1975 movie version of the raunchy production...

Clapton's European Tour Confirmed

Legendary guitarist ERIC CLAPTON is kicking off his mammoth tour of Europe in May (06). The former CREAM star's odyssey begins in Le Cannet, France, before visiting a further 13 countries. As well...

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