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Jack Bruce Laid To Rest

Eric Clapton led mourners in singing at Jack Bruce's funeral yesterday.The 71-year-old bassist - who died from liver disease last month - was laid to rest at Golders Green Crematorium in north London yesterday (05.11.14),...

Jack Bruce Honoured By Cream Bandmates At Funeral

Jack Bruce's former Cream bandmates Eric Clapton and Ginger Baker sang their pal's track Theme For An Imaginary Western at the rocker's funeral on Wednesday (05Nov14).The two musicians joined other mourners for the service in...

Eric Clapton Shares Jack Bruce Tribute

Eric Clapton has shared a musical tribute to Jack Bruce.The 'Wonderful Tonight' hitmaker was left devastated when his friend and former Cream bandmate passed away on Saturday (25.10.14) and has now posted a touching musical...

Eric Clapton Adds Musical Tribute To Late Pal Jack Bruce

Eric Clapton has added a musical tribute to those pouring in for his late Cream bandmate Jack Bruce.The guitar great called the bassist, who passed away on Saturday (25Oct14), a "great musician and composer, and...

Eric Clapton Pays Tribute To Jack Bruce

Eric Clapton has hailed Jack Bruce a ''great inspiration''.The Cream legend passed away on Saturday (25.10.14) at his home in Suffolk, East Anglia, and his former bandmate has paid tribute to his friend's talent.Eric wrote...

Eric Clapton Pays Tribute To Jack Bruce

Eric Clapton has added his tribute to those pouring in for his former Cream bandmate Jack Bruce, following the bassist's death on Saturday (25Oct14).The rock icon passed away at his home in Suffolk, England at...

Fellow Musicians Honour The Late Jack Bruce

Following the death of Cream bassist Jack Bruce (71) fans, friends and colleagues have been quick to express their condolences. Many have mentioned that Bruce’s playing changed the face of rock forever. Bruce played his...

Jake Bruce Was Grateful For 'Miraculous' Liver Transplant

Jack Bruce was grateful for the ''miraculous'' liver transplant which reinvigorated his life in the months before his passing.The Cream legend - who passed away at his home in Suffolk, East Anglia yesterday (25.10.14) aged...

Jack Bruce Dies At 71

Jack Bruce has died aged 71. The Cream legend sadly passed away today (25.10.14) at his home in Suffolk, East Anglia, surrounded by his close friends and family. His relatives announced the devastating news on...

Johnny Winter Teamed Up With Fellow Guitar Greats For Final Album

Blues legend Johnny Winter's final album will be a star-studded affair featuring famous friends including Eric Clapton, Ben Harper, Billy Gibbons, Dr. John and Joe Perry.The guitar great passed away suddenly in Switzerland in July...

Sheryl Crow Wants To Wed

Sheryl Crow wants to get married.The 52-year-old singer - who has adopted sons Wyatt, seven, and Levi, four - admits she has ''old-fashioned'' values, but would rather never make it down the aisle than end...

Ed Sheeran Inspired By Eric Clapton

Ed Sheeran was inspired by Eric Clapton to become a better performer.The 23-year-old musician remembers watching the rock legend perform at the concert for Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee in 2012 and thinking he wanted to...

Eric Clapton Baffled By Cream Tour Rumours

Veteran rocker Eric Clapton has denied reports he wrecked plans for a Cream reunion tour, insisting he has not spoken to fellow bandmembers Ginger Baker and Jack Bruce for almost ten years.Last year (13), Bruce...

Eric Clapton Considers Retirement From Touring

Eric Clapton is considering retirement from endless tours after revealing travelling from country to country has become "unbearable".The guitar great, who turns 70 in March (15), still loves making music, but admits "odd ailments" make...

10 Things You Didn't Know About Eric Clapton

Guitar legend Eric Clapton has announced he’s might be quitting touring after over 50 years on the road. The 69 year revealed in a recent interview with Uncut magazine that touring had become “unbearable” and...

Eric Clapton Ponders Retirement As The Stresses Of Touring Bring Him Down

It’s tough, travelling the world to entertain hundreds of thousands of people at sold out venues, especially when you’re approaching 70. And that’s something guitar legend Eric Clapton is slowly starting to realise.Eric Clapton might...

Eric Clapton Quits Touring

Eric Clapton is quitting touring.The 69-year-old guitarist finds travelling ''unbearable'' these days and he worries about becoming ''embarrassing'', but he won't give up music completely.He said: ''''The road has become unbearable.''It's unapproachable, because it takes...

Eric Clapton Apologises For Storming Off; Fans Miss One Song, Demand Refunds

Eric Clapton has apologised for storming off at Glasgow’s SSE Hydro, while fans of the rock legend have demanded refunds on their tickets – some of which cost up to £125 – despite missing just...

Eric Clapton Apologises For Storming Off Stage At Scottish Gig

Rock legend Eric Clapton has apologised after storming off stage during a concert in Scotland over the weekend (21Jun-22Jun14).The former Cream star performed to a sold-out crowd at the SSE Hydro arena in Glasgow on...

Eric Clapton Apologizes To Concertgoers For Walking Out Of Glasgow Show

Eric Clapton was forced to apologize to his fans for walking out of a concert in mid-performance.The rock legend left the sold-out crowd at Glasgow's SSE Hydro very angry after by storming off the stage...

Steve Winwood To Hit The Road With Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

Former Traffic and Blind Faith star Steve Winwood is heading back out on the road with another rock legend after teaming up with Eric Clapton and Rod Stewart for tours in 2009 and 2013.This time,...

Adam Clayton Was 'Out Of Control' Before Rehab

Adam Clayton credits Eric Clapton for his decision to seek treatment in rehab.The U2 rocker, who has struggled with depression since he was a teenager, admits that his addiction to alcohol took a serious toll...

Eric Clapton Honouring Late Pal J.j. Cale With New Tribute Album

Rocker Eric Clapton has recruited pals Willie Nelson, Tom Petty and John Mayer for tracks on a new tribute album to honour late singer/songwriter J.J. Cale.The Wonderful Tonight hitmaker has arranged for an all-star line-up...

Ed Sheeran Slams Backstreet Boys For Not Playing Hits

Ed Sheeran has hit out at the Backstreet Boys for playing new music at their reunion shows instead of classic hits. The 'Sing' hitmaker slammed the 90s US boyband - made up of Brian Littrell,...

Ed Sheeran: Madison Square Garden Gigs Proved A Point

Ed Sheeran claims he wanted to play live at Madison Square Garden in New York to ''prove a point''. The 23-year-old singer-songwriter, whose new track 'Sing' was played for the first time on Zane...

Cream's Jack Bruce Fell Out Of Love With Recording

Cream's Jack Bruce ''fell out of love'' with recording. The group's former bassist and singer - whose band included guitarist Eric Clapton and drummer Ginger Baker - has now released his first solo album in...

Eric Clapton Cancels Thailand Gig Amid Civil Unrest

Eric Clapton has cancelled a gig in Bangkok following increased civil unrest in the Thai capital.The veteran rocker was slated to perform in the Southeast Asian city on Saturday (01Mar14), but has officially called off...

Eric Clapton Bids Farewell At Martin Sharp's Funeral

Veteran rocker Eric Clapton sent a poignant message to be read out at the funeral of his friend and former roommate Martin Sharp in Sydney, Australia on Tuesday (10Dec13).The Australian artist, who lived with Clapton...

Renee Zellweger Wants A Family

Renee Zellweger is thinking about adopting a child.The 44-year-old actress, who was briefly married to country singer Kenny Chesney in 2005, is reportedly desperate to start a family with her rocker boyfriend, Doyle Bramhall II,...

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