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Eric Clapton And Florence Welch Join The Rolling Stones Gig

The Rolling Stones were joined onstage by Florence Welch and Eric Clapton on Thursday (29Nov12) in the second of two London shows celebrating the band's 50th anniversary.A video featuring Johnny Depp, The Who guitarist Pete...

Florence Welch To Sing With The Rolling Stones

Florence Welch will perform with The Rolling Stones tomorrow (29.11.12).The Florence and the Machine singer will duet with Sir Mick Jagger on the band's iconic track 'Gimme Shelter' when the band perform the second of...

Eric Clapton And Florence Welch To Join The Rolling Stones On Stage - Report

Music veteran Eric Clapton and British singer Florence Welch will join The Rolling Stones onstage at their London concert on Thursday (29Nov12), according to a report.The rockers took the U.K. capital's O2 Arena by storm...

Eric Clapton Lands Jeff Beck And John Mayer For Crossroads Guitar Festival

Jeff Beck, John Mayer, Vince Gill and Brad Paisley will be among the stars joining Eric Clapton onstage at the guitar great's 2013 Crossroads Guitar Festival.The rock legend will be taking the two-day event to...

Eric Clapton's Watch Sells For 2.3m

Eric Clapton's watch has sold at auction for £2.3 million.The 'Wonderful Tonight' singer acquired the timepiece, made by Swiss luxury watchmaker Patek Philippe, 10 years ago and yesterday (13.11.12) an Asian collector bought it for...

Eric Clapton Watch Fetches $3.68 Million At Auction

A watch owned by rock icon Eric Clapton has sold at auction for $3.68 million (£2.3 million).The Swiss-made Patek Philippe timepiece was listed as an "ultra-rare", platinum-cased watch which the guitar great received in 2002....

John Lennon Wrote To Eric Clapton Proposing Supergroup

John Lennon once approached Eric Clapton with a plan to form a supergroup, according to correspondence that will go under the hammer at an upcoming Profiles in History auction next month (Dec12).A "distinguished American private...

Ronnie Wood Auctions Off Rolling Stones Memorabilia Following Divorce

Divorces can be a hard time, especially if you're Ronnie Wood and you have to sell off a boatload of your stuff to pay for it, as was the case yesterday when the veteran rocker...

Eric Clapton's Painting Breaks Record With $34.2 Million Sale

Rock legend Eric Clapton's bank balance was given a huge boost on Friday (12Oct12) when his painting by German artist GERHARD RICHTER sold for a record-breaking $34.2 million (£23.8 million).The musician put the abstract work,...

Clapton Sells His Gerhard Richter Painting For £21 Million

An abstract painting by the famed German artist Gerhard Richter, was sold at auction yesterday for a record-breaking price after a telephone bidding war ended in the piece, called Abstraktes Bild, being sold for just...

Elton John Sells Hollywood Home For 4.65m

Sir Elton John and David Furnish have sold their Hollywood home after deciding it wasn't suitable for their son. The 'Rocket Man' hitmaker and his husband have sold adjoining condos at West Hollywood's Sierra Tower...

Eric Clapton Selling Abstract Painting For $19 Million

Rock legend Eric Clapton is set to bank as much as $19 million (£11.88 million) after putting an abstract painting by German artist Gerhard Richter up for sale.The singer and avid art collector is offloading...

Led Zeppelin And Dustin Hoffman Among Winners At 35th Kennedy Center Awards

The Kennedy Center Honours are widely regarded as the most prestigious honour you can gain in the USA if you’ve worked in the creative or arts industries, and proof of that has once again been...

Cher To Marry Former Hells Angel

Cher is reportedly going to marry a former Hells Angel biker.The 66-year-old singer-and-actress is set to tie the knot with Tim Medvetz, 42, this autumn with the couple planning on having a quickie ceremony at...

Cher To Marry Former Hells Angel

Cher is reportedly going to marry a former Hells Angel biker.The 66-year-old singer-and-actress is set to tie the knot with Tim Medvetz, 42, this autumn with the couple planning on having a quickie ceremony at...

Elton John 'Devastated' As Bass Player, 56, Is Found Dead

Sir Elton John has been left "devastated and shocked" after his bass player Robert Wayne Birch was found dead in his apartment with a gunshot wound to the head. The case is being investigated as...

Andre 3000 Will Not Sing Jimi Hendrix Songs In Biopic

In a confusing series of reveals, Andre 3000, who is currently filming as Jimi Hendrix in a biopic about the guitarist's life, will be playing covers including those by The Beatles, Muddy Waters and Elvis...

Rock Legends Unite For Sir Peter Blake's Birthday

Rock legends Sir Paul Mccartney, Eric Clapton, Roger Daltrey and Ronnie Wood came together at the weekend (30Jun-1Jul12) to celebrate pop artist Sir Peter Blake's 80th birthday.The foursome posed for pictures as they partied at...

Rita Ora Only Wanted To Sing

Rita Ora couldn't imagine anything doing anything other than singing.The 'Hot Right Now' hitmaker says she has always wanted a career as a singer and had no back-up plan if her dreams failed to materialise.She...

Bert Weedon Has Died

Bert Weedon has died. The 91-year-old guitarist - whose popular tutorial manual 'Play In A Day' taught the likes of Eric Clapton, Sir Paul McCartney and Brian May how to play - passed away at...

Bert Weedon Dies: Guitarist Who Inspired Eric Clapton

BERT WEEDON has died, aged 91, the UK Press Association reports. The influential guitarist, who created the enduringly-popular 'Play in a day' series of guitar tutorials, passed away at his home in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire. He...

Guitar Pioneer Bert Weedon Dies

Pioneering guitarist Bert Weedon, who was credited as a major influence on a generation of rockers including John Lennon, Eric Clapton, and Brian May, has died at the age of 91.Weedon was the first British...

Axl Rose To Become Hall Of Famer, Whether He Likes Or Not

Axl Rose would appear to be getting inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame - whether he wants to or not! Rose and the rest of GUNS N' ROSES have long been known...

Sir Peter Blake Recreates Classic Beatles Cover On 80th Birthday

Sir Peter Blake has recreated The Beatles' classic 'Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' album cover. The English pop artist chose a number of British cultural icons for the redesigned artwork to mark his 80th...

Florence And The Machine Set For Mtv Unplugged

Florence And The Machine have been announced as the first act to feature in a new series of Mtv's legendary Unplugged concerts. These renowned concerts feature big-name acts playing stripped-down sets in an intimate setting,...

Eric Clapton Spends Millions On Custom Ferrari

Motor-mad rocker Eric Clapton has spent a staggering $4.8 million (£3 million) on a custom-made Ferrari to add to his collection.The British guitarist, a renowned car collector, teamed up with designers at the Italian manufacturer's...

Eric Clapton & Keith Richards Team Up At Sumlin Tribute

British guitar greats Eric Clapton and Keith Richards teamed up onstage in New York on Saturday night (25Feb12) as part of a tribute to late blues man Hubert Sumlin.The Rolling Stones star made an unannounced...

Ed Sheeran Inspired By Clapton

Ed Sheeran was inspired to play the guitar by Eric Clapton.The 'Lego House' singer - who won two BRIT Awards at last night's (21.02.12) ceremony - says he decided to learn to play the musical...

Paul Mccartney On The Beatles Reunion That Never Was

Paul Mccartney has spoken to Rolling Stone magazine about the Beatles reunion that never was. The bass player of one of the world's most seminal musical outfits explained to the magazine's reporter that although the...

Jay Z Brings Hip-hop To Historic Carnegie Hall

Jay Z became only the second hip-hop star in history to perform a concert at New York's Carnegie Hall on Monday evening (January 6, 2012). Wyclef Jean graced the stage in 2001, with Stevie Wonder,...

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