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Sir Peter Blake Recreates Classic Beatles Cover On 80th Birthday

2nd April 2012

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...

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Florence And The Machine Set For Mtv Unplugged

30th March 2012

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,...

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Eric Clapton Spends Millions On Custom Ferrari

24th March 2012

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...

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Eric Clapton & Keith Richards Team Up At Sumlin Tribute

27th February 2012

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...

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Ed Sheeran Inspired By Clapton

22nd February 2012

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...

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Paul Mccartney On The Beatles Reunion That Never Was

17th February 2012

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...

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Jay Z Brings Hip-hop To Historic Carnegie Hall

7th February 2012

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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Paul Mccartney's Kisses On The Bottom, "A Minor Gem To A Major Talent"

6th February 2012

Paul Mccartney 's latest album of covers has been released today, with a favourable reception among critics set to greet it into the wide world after the reviews aggregator site Metacritic scored it at an...

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Fascinating Fact 12763

31st January 2012

British funnyman Russell Brand interviewed Beatles legend Ringo Starr for a special radio broadcast in Hollywood on Monday (30Jan12). The pair chatted about George Harrison and Eric Clapton during SiriusXM's Town Hall show.

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Coldplay And Russell Brand To Play Secret Policemen's Ball

26th January 2012

Coldplay and Russell Brand are among the stars who've signed up for the annual Secret Policeman's Ball, the benefit fundraiser for human rights organisation Amnesty International. Holding special reverence this year, the group celebrates its...

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Paul Mccartney And Stevie Wonder Back In The Studio

26th January 2012

Sir Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder have collaborated on a new track. The Beatles legend and the 'Superstition' hitmaker - who last worked together on 1982 song 'Ebony and Ivory', which was a number one...

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Fascinating Fact 12719

24th January 2012

Eric Clapton and Stevie Wonder make appearances on Paul MCCartney's new album, Kisses on the Bottom.

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Sir Paul Mccartney To Include Wedding Song On Album

21st December 2011

Sir Paul McCartney will include the song he wrote for his wedding day on his new album. The Beatles legend sung a track called 'My Valentine' when he tied the knot with third wife Nancy...

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Listen: Paul Mccartney's New Single Feat Eric Clapton

20th December 2011

It was announced on Monday (December 19, 2011) that Paul Mccartney would return with his first studio album in five years on February 6, 2012. The former Beatle has teamed up with Grammy Award-winning producer...

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Sir Paul Mccartney Prepares New Album

19th December 2011

Sir Paul McCartney is releasing an album of cover songs.The legendary Beatles musician has been planning to make a collection of his favourite standards for over 20 years, and finally decided "If I don't do...

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Eric Clapton's Keyboardist Dick Sims Dies

12th December 2011

Eric Clapton's longtime keyboardist Dick Sims has lost his battle with cancer.The musician died on Thursday (08Dec11) in Tulsa, Oklahoma, according to family members. He was 60. Sims played with Bob Seger and Freddie King...

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Jimi Hendrix Named Greatest Guitarist Of All Time

24th November 2011

Jimi Hendrix has been named the greatest guitarist ever in a poll conducted by Rolling Stone Magazine. The axe man topped a list that included Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page, THE ROLLING STONES' KEITH RICHARDS and...

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Jeff Beck Envies Modern Songwriters

11th November 2011

Jeff Beck is "jealous" of the Arctic Monkeys, Adele and Radiohead's songwriting abilities. The 67-year-old guitarist is envious of many current artists because he claims he doesn't know how to write popular songs in the...

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Jools Holland Receives Music Industry Trusts Honour

8th November 2011

Jools Holland was honoured with the Music Industry Trusts Award last night (07.11.11). The pianist - who previously performed with punk band Squeeze and is also known for his late night BBC2 music show -...

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Fascinating Fact 12073

15th September 2011

Eric Clapton turned wedding singer on Saturday (10Sep11) when he entertained guests at his daughter Ruth's reception. The bride married Dean Bartlett in Surrey, England, where proud dad Clapton walked her down the aisle.

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Clapton Gives Daughter Away At Wedding

12th September 2011

Rocker Eric Clapton beamed with delight on Saturday (10Sep11) as he escorted his daughter to her wedding.The guitar legend drove his daughter Ruth to the ceremony at St Mary Magdalen Church in Surrey, England in...

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Petra Ecclestone Wanted 52m House For Dogs

7th September 2011

Petra Ecclestone purchased her £52 million mansion in Los Angeles so her dogs could have more space.The 22-year-old beauty - who bought the property from Candy Spelling, the widow of TV producer Aaron Spelling, in...

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Martin Scorsese To Release George Harrison Documentary

5th September 2011

Martin Scorsese is to return to the music world again as he releases a documentary about the life of George Harrison. The documentary includes previously unseen private letters, home movie footage and personal stories of...

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Heiress Petra Ecclestone Weds In Lavish Ceremony

30th August 2011

Petra Ecclestone has married James Stunt in a lavish ceremony.The fashion designer - whose father is billionaire Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone, who is worth a reputed $4 billion - tied the knot with the...

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Harrison's Widow Rallies Stars For Africa Fundraising

28th July 2011

Eric Clapton, Selena Gomez, Enrique Iglesias and Ringo Starr are among celebrities who have teamed up with the widow of Beatles star George Harrison to raise money for the victims of drought and famine in...

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Fascinating Fact 11831

25th July 2011

A yellow Ferrari once owned by rocker Eric Clapton has sold for $106,000 (£66,500) at auction. The rare 2003 Ferrari 575 Maranello, which was bought new by the guitarist, was purchased by a private buyer...

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British M.p. Charges Hacking Scandal Is Being Covered Up

9th June 2011

Tom Watson, a Labor Party member of Parliament, charged on Wednesday that Scotland Yard was attempting to limit its investigation of illegal hacking of voicemails conducted by Rupert Murdoch's London tabloid News of the World...

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Lil Wayne Performs First Hip-hop 'Unplugged' For 10 Years

6th June 2011

Lil Wayne, the multi-award winning American rapper, has performed the first hip-hop Mtv 'Unplugged' gig since 2001.The New Orleans-born rapper taped 'Mtv2 Presents: Lil Wayne Unplugged' in May, the first of its kind since Jay...

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Kate Bush Writing New Album Of Original Material

16th May 2011

Kate Bush, the enigmatic singer-songwriter who releases her new compilation 'Director's Cut' today (16th May 2011), says she is working on a new album of original material. Kate Bush, whose last album 'Aerial' came out...

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Eric Clapton Fulfils Jazz Dreams

9th April 2011

Rock icon Eric Clapton lived out his childhood dreams on Thursday (07Apr11) when he joined jazz star Wynton Marsalis onstage for a special benefit show in New York.The guitarist was a guest performer at the...

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