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Bruni Inspired By Dying Brother

ERIC CLAPTON and SIR MICK JAGGER's former model girlfriend CARLA BRUNI's new album is a poetic tribute to her dying brother. The stunning 39-year-old's new release No Promises, on which she puts 11 of her...

Sugababes Fend Off Britney

The Sugababes have fended off competition from Britney Spears to retain the top spot in the UK singles chart.About You Now, the latest song released by the British girl band, outsold Spears' new single Gimme...

By on 22 October 2007

Clapton Loves Normal Life In Columbus

Rocker ERIC CLAPTON prefers to spend time at his home in Columbus, Ohio - because he can go unrecognised and lead a normal life. The Layla star, 62, has various houses across the world -...

Clapton Refuses To Divulge Britney Rehab Information

ERIC CLAPTON is remaining tight-lipped about whether BRITNEY SPEARS spent time at his Antigua rehabilitation centre, but insists she would have received the best care available if she had attended. The troubled pop superstar was...

Chart Double For Sugababes

Pop trio Sugababes have scored an impressive chart double after their new album Change went straight to number one.Their latest single About You Now meanwhile hung on to its place at the summit of the...

By on 14 October 2007

Clapton Was High + Paranoid On His Wedding Day

Rocker ERIC CLAPTON spent the morning of his 1979 wedding to PATTIE BOYD so stoned and paranoid he refused to leave his bedroom. As guests like Sir Paul MCCartney and Mick Jagger gathered for his...

Clapton: 'I Survived Drugs For A Reason'

ERIC CLAPTON refuses to accept he is "lucky" to have survived years of drug addiction - insisting he was meant to live through his demons. The rocker was a regular and heavy drug user during...

Clapton Sacked Ghost Writer

ERIC CLAPTON sacked the ghost writer of his autobiography, after he realised he could do a better job. Clapton reveals all about his life as a rock legend in Eric Clapton: The Autobiography. He tells...

Clapton: 'I Was A Terror Teen'

Rocker ERIC CLAPTON will not be investigated by British police after confessing to vandalising public transport as a teenager. The legendary guitarist admitted stealing from shops, destroying the carriages of trains and carrying a knife...

Clapton Begged Jagger To Leave His Girl Alone

ERIC CLAPTON begged MICK JAGGER not to seduce his Italian model girlfriend in the late 1980s - because he knew the beauty wouldn't be able to resist the ROLLING STONE's charms. Clapton makes the revelation...

Clapton Reveals The Horrors Of His Son's Death In Memoirs

ERIC CLAPTON has recalled the heartache of losing his son CONOR in his new autobiography, revealing he had taken the four-year-old to the circus the night before he fell to his death from his mother's...

Clapton: 'Sibling Rivalry Drove Me To Steal Boyd From Harrison'

ERIC CLAPTON stole model PATTIE BOYD away from pal GEORGE HARRISON because he was jealous of the BEATLE's perfect life. The Layla rocker speaks candidly of the famous love triangle between himself, Harrison and Boyd...

Boyd Pens Rock 'N' Roll Memoirs For Money

ERIC CLAPTON's ex-wife PATTI BOYD was driven to write a tell-all book about her marriage because she was broke. Former model Boyd - who was also married to former Beatle George Harrison - admits her...

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'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...

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...

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...

By on 25 May 2007

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...

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