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Boyd Touched By Harrison's Acceptance Of Clapton Marriage

Rock wife PATTIE BOYD was riddled with regret after ditching her first husband GEORGE HARRISON for his friend ERIC CLAPTON - but was touched when, years later, the former BEATLE told her she'd done the...

Boyd: 'Clapton Was An Animal'

ERIC CLAPTON turned into "an animal" and regularly beat his wife PATTIE BOYD after failing to cure his alcohol addiction in rehab. Clapton spent six weeks in a Minnesota rehab clinic in 1982, but the...

Clapton Hired Look-alike For Driving Test

Rocker ERIC CLAPTON hired a look-alike to take his driving test for him, according to the rocker's former wife PATTIE BOYD. Recluse Boyd has come out of hiding to promote a new memoir, Wonderful Today,...

Clapton Rushed Wedding After News Leak

ERIC CLAPTON was forced to rush his wedding to PATTIE BOYD after his manager leaked the story to win a bet with the drunken rocker. Boyd feared her romance with Clapton was over following a...

Duelling Guitars As Clapton + Harrison Fought For Boyd

ERIC CLAPTON and GEORGE HARRISON once staged an angry guitar duel for the love of model PATTIE BOYD. A drunk Clapton turned up at the mansion Harrison shared with his then-wife Boyd one night, after...

Guy Pays Tribute To Clapton At Crossroads All-star Jam

Blues star BUDDY GUY halted his headlining Crossroads Festival slot in Chicago, Illinois on Saturday (28Jul07) to pay tribute to the event's organiser - ERIC CLAPTON. Guy ended an 11-hour show at Toyota Park, where...

Clapton + Mayer Play Together To Mark Guitar Launch

ERIC CLAPTON joined JOHN MAYER onstage for a performance of blues classic CROSSROADS in New York on Friday (20Jul07) - to mark the launch of a series of limited edition guitars. The pair played together...

Green Day Design T-shirt For Darfur

GREEN DAY are following in the footsteps of stars including BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN and ERIC CLAPTON by designing their own T-shirt to raise money for the Darfur region of Sudan. The Green Day Signature Series T-shirt...

Clapton Guitars To Raise Funds For Rehab Facility

ERIC CLAPTON is teaming up with guitar firm Fender to create a series of limited edition guitars and amplifiers to raise funds for his Crossroads Center rehab facility in Antigua. Only 100 Eric Clapton Crossroads...

Clapton's Unplugged Layla Tops Worst Covers List

ERIC CLAPTON's unplugged cover of his DEREK + THE DOMINOS hit LAYLA has topped a new internet poll to find the worst pop remake. Clapton's acoustic Layla beat out Puff Daddy's version of The Police's...

Cream Bassist Hints At Reunion

Cream bassist Jack Bruce has hinted that a reunion for the 1960s band may be on the cards, with some kind of show possibly planned for later this year.Bruce has previously said a reunion would...

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Clapton Joins Winwood Onstage At U.k. Festival

ERIC CLAPTON left rock fans stunned at England's Countryside Rocks festival on Saturday (19May07) when he joined former Blind Faith bandmate STEVE WINWOOD onstage for a classic jam. Festival-goers' jaws dropped when Clapton wandered onto...

Clapton's Daughter In Myspace Rant

The daughter of rock legend ERIC CLAPTON has blasted nosey fans of her father's music an angry message on her MySpace page. Ruth Clapton, 22, has lashed out at the strangers who approach her in...

Boyd Reveals Clapton Secrets

Rock n' roll wife PATTI BOYD fell for ERIC CLAPTON after he wrote her a love note. Boyd was in a relationship with BEATLE, GEORGE HARRISON at the time but she was tempted by Clapton...

Crow Tops Love Losers List

Rocker SHERYL CROW has topped a new Unlucky in Love list following a string of failed romances. The SOAK UP THE SUN singer, who has had flings with ERIC CLAPTON, KID ROCK and OWEN WILSON,...

Clapton Plans Semi-blind Faith Reunion

ERIC CLAPTON and STEVE WINWOOD are planning a semi-BLIND FAITH reunion at the guitar great's second Crossroads Festival in July (07). Clapton admits he invited Winwood to join him for the Illinois festival because he...

Clapton Recruits Stars To Crossroads Benefit

ERIC CLAPTON has recruited a clutch of his guitar great pals to perform at his second Crossroads Guitar Festival this summer (07). B.B. KING, ROBERT CRAY, ALBERT LEE, JOHN MAYER and JEFF BECK will join...

Spears Granted UK Court Injunction

Singer BRITNEY SPEARS has been granted a British court order preventing the UK press from printing allegations about her recent stay at a rehab clinic in Malibu, California. Lawyers acting for the troubled TOXIC star...

Spears Pleads For Privacy As She Leaves Rehab

LATEST: BRITNEY SPEARS has left rehab after completing a four week program at a Malibu, California treatment centre and has pleaded with the world's media to respect her privacy. The troubled pop star - who...

Country Star Nichols To Perform At Anna Nicole's Funeral

Country star JOE NICHOLS will perform at ANNA NICOLE SMITH's funeral later this morning (02MAR07) in the Bahamas. Nichols will perform his song I'LL WAIT FOR YOU and Smith's favourite tune WINGS OF A DOVE...

Spears Met With Lawyer After Leaving Rehab

LATEST: Pop star BRITNEY SPEARS met with a lawyer in West Hollywood, California yesterday afternoon (21FEB07), after checking out of a Malibu rehab facility earlier in the day. This is the second time the troubled...

Spears Out Of Rehab Again

LATEST: Troubled pop star BRITNEY SPEARS has reportedly left a rehabilitation facility in Malibu, California, less than 24 hours after checking in. This is the second time in a week that the TOXIC star has...

Britney Back In Rehab

LATEST: Troubled pop star BRITNEY SPEARS checked herself into an in-patient rehab facility in Los Angeles yesterday (20FEB07). The decision comes just days after the 25-year-old made worldwide headlines by shaving off all her hair...

Fears For Spears As She Shaves Off Her Hair

Family and friends fear for health of pop superstar BRITNEY SPEARS after she shaved off her own hair during a bizarre outing in Los Angeles on Friday (16FEB07). The singer and mother of two stunned...

Fears For Spears As She Shaves Off Her Hair

Family and friends fear for health of pop superstar BRITNEY SPEARS after she shaved off her own hair during a bizarre outing in Los Angeles on Friday (16FEB07). The singer and mother of two stunned...

Spears In And Out Of Rehab

Pop star BRITNEY SPEARS checked herself into a rehab facility in Antigua, but abruptly left after only one day of treatment. The TOXIC singer has been criticised for her constant partying since filing for divorce...

Clapton Threatened To Pull Gig Over Signature Wine

Rock legend ERIC CLAPTON threatened to pull out of a concert in New Zealand over the weekend (27-28JAN07), after seeing a bottle of wine bearing his name. The singer, who has battled with alcohol addiction...

Buddy Guy Loses Club Lease

Blues great BUDDY GUY has lost the lease on the Chicago, Illinois club where he has hosted pals like ERIC CLAPTON, DAVID BOWIE and JOHN MAYER. Columbia College, which owns the space Guy has turned...

Wood's Ex-wife Leaves Gbp300,000 Will

RONNIE WOOD's ex-wife KRISSY left GBP300,000 ($570,000) to her son in her will, despite claiming she was penniless shortly before her death. Former model Krissy, who married the ROLLING STONE in 1971, died in June...

Rock Trio Land Rockwalk Honour

Rockers SLASH, RONNIE JAMES DIO and FRANK ZAPPA's drummer TERRY BOZZIO are to be enshrined in Hollywood's RockWalk. The trio will be honoured on Sunset Boulevard next week (17JAN07), where their handprints and signatures will...

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