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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,...

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

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...

Coldplay And Russell Brand To Play Secret Policemen's Ball

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...

Paul Mccartney And Stevie Wonder Back In The Studio

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...

Sir Paul Mccartney To Include Wedding Song On Album

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...

Listen: Paul Mccartney's New Single Feat Eric Clapton

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...

Sir Paul Mccartney Prepares New Album

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...

Eric Clapton's Keyboardist Dick Sims Dies

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...

Jimi Hendrix Named Greatest Guitarist Of All Time

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...

Jeff Beck Envies Modern Songwriters

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...

Jools Holland Receives Music Industry Trusts Honour

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 -...

Clapton Gives Daughter Away At Wedding

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...

Petra Ecclestone Wanted 52m House For Dogs

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...

Martin Scorsese To Release George Harrison Documentary

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...

Heiress Petra Ecclestone Weds In Lavish Ceremony

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...

Harrison's Widow Rallies Stars For Africa Fundraising

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...

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

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...

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

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...

Kate Bush Writing New Album Of Original Material

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...

Eric Clapton Fulfils Jazz Dreams

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...

Sale Of Eric Clapton's Beach Home To Benefit Japanese Relief Effort

A Japanese businessman is selling off Eric Clapton's one-time Venice Beach retreat in California to benefit the survivors of his homeland's earthquake and tsunami disasters.The only private residence designed by celebrated Japanese architect Arata Isozaki...

Eric Clapton Makes Millions In Guitar Sale

Eric Clapton has raised a staggering $2.2 million (£1.5 million) for charity by selling off his guitar collection.The rock legend announced back in December (10) that he would be auctioning off more than 70 of...

Naomi Campbell Admits 'Drugs Are An Allergy' To Her

Naomi Campbell says "drink and drugs are an allergy" for her.The supermodel has admitted she experimented with cocaine when she was in her 20s and had made it in the fashion industry, and has admitted...

Rock 'N' Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees 2011 Announced

Alice Cooper, Neil Diamond, Dr. John, Tom Waits and Darlene Love will be inducted into the Rock 'n' Roll Hall Of Fame.The annual crop of five musical acts will be added to the US institution...

Clapton's Guitar Sale For Rehab Clinic

ERIC CLAPTON is hoping to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for his rehab clinic by selling off dozens of his guitars and amplifiers.The legendary rocker is putting more than 70 instruments up for auction,...

Clapton Gets Into Hi-tech Recording

Veteran rocker ERIC CLAPTON is embracing new technology - he used his cellphone to record new songs for his band to learn.The Wonderful Tonight singer/guitarist was creating tracks for his new album, Clapton, when he...

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