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Clapton Received Letter From Dead Son After Funeral

10th September 2006

Veteran rocker ERIC CLAPTON received a letter from his dead son just hours after the four-year-old's funeral in 1991. The LAYLA guitarist was mourning CONOR, who died after falling from the 53rd floor of a...

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Preston's Friends Call On Radio To Play Birthday Tribute

1st September 2006

Friends of BILLY PRESTON are determined to make sure the late soul star is remembered on what would have been his 60th birthday tomorrow (02SEP06) - by urging US radio stations to play his last...

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Crow Wants A Romance 'Like Her Parents'

14th August 2006

Rocker SHERYL CROW will remain unmarried until she's convinced she can emulate the relationship her parents have. The singer split from fiance LANCE ARMSTRONG earlier this year (06) and has had past romances with ERIC...

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Jerry Lee Records Duets Album With Famous Friends

9th August 2006

JERRY LEE LEWIS has become the latest ageing star to announce plans for an album of famous duets. The GREAT BALLS OF FIRE singer, 70, has recorded a string of favourite tunes with MICK JAGGER,...

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Harrison's Charity Super Concert To Be Remembered

31st July 2006

Late BEATLE GEORGE HARRISON's landmark Concert For Bangladesh is to be remembered at the New York venue where it took place on its 35th anniversary. Harrison's widow, OLIVIA, will attend a ceremony tomorrow (01AUG06) at...

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Clapton's Russian Gig Cancelled

30th July 2006

Rock star ERIC CLAPTON has been forced to cancel a planned gig in Moscow's Red Square, after Russian authorities refused to grant him a permit. The WONDERFUL TONIGHT singer had been possession of an official...

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Jazz Star Holland Sells Piano For Charity

28th July 2006

British jazz star and TV presenter JOOLS HOLLAND is selling his celebrity-graced piano for charity. The Yamaha GT7 has been used to accompany a host of musical greats including ERIC CLAPTON, SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and...

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Blues Star's Guitar For Sale At $5 Million

25th July 2006

The guitar used by blues legend ROBERT JOHNSON could sell for more than $5.4 million (GBP3 million) when it goes on sale on a memorabilia website. Johnson - dubbed the father of rock 'n' roll...

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Boyd Nervous About Love With 'Grown-up Man'

11th July 2006

PATTI BOYD is terrified she will have to find love with a 'grown-up man' after splitting up with her partner of 14 years, because she was previously married to rock gods GEORGE HARRISON and ERIC...

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Clapton's Shocking Love Letter From Dead Son

11th July 2006

Rocker ERIC CLAPTON received the shock of his life days after the funeral of his four-year-old son - a love letter from the tot. Little CONNOR wrote "I love you" on a scrap of paper...

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Boyd Signs Million Dollar Book Deal

10th July 2006

ERIC CLAPTON's ex-wife PATTI BOYD is following the legendary guitarist into writing after signing a lucrative $1.7 million (GBP950,000) book deal for her memoirs. The 1960's style icon married Clapton in 1979 after her relationship...

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Baker: 'No More Cream Reunions'

10th July 2006

Legendary drummer GINGER BAKER insists he will never agree to another reunion of 1960s supergroup CREAM, because he can't stand to be the same stage as frontman JACK BRUCE. The SUNSHINE OF YOUR LOVE star...

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Clapton's Ex Airs Unheard Love Song

9th July 2006

ERIC CLAPTON's former girlfriend is to air a previously unheard love song which the rocker dedicated to her while pregnant 20 years ago. LADY OF VERONA was written for then lover LORY DEL SANTO, an...

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Harrison And Clapton Footage To Appear On New Dvd

22nd June 2006

Lost footage of GEORGE HARRISON and ERIC CLAPTON performing together in Japan is to resurface on a new tribute CD/DVD package to the late BEATLE. The live footage, shot in 1991, will appear as part...

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Stars Pay Tribute To Billy Preston

21st June 2006

A host of stars including SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY, THE ROLLING STONES and ERIC CLAPTON have paid tribute to legendary keyboard player BILLY PRESTON at an emotional funeral service held yesterday (20JUN06). Preston, who performed with...

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White Scores Big Names, Alive And Dead, On New Album

20th June 2006

Singer/songwriter TONY JOE WHITE has been given a boost on his new album - he's secured the services of two of the greatest living guitarists. ERIC CLAPTON and DIRE STRAITS founder MARK KNOPFLER appear on...

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Clapton Appeals For Memories

12th June 2006

Guitar great ERIC CLAPTON is appealing for help from his showbiz friends to pen his autobiography - because he can't remember enough. The TEARS IN HEAVEN hitmaker is struggling to recall his heyday, particularly his...

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Boyd Living Alone 'For First Time'

7th June 2006

PATTI BOYD is living alone for the first time in her life after splitting from her partner of 14 years ROD WESTON - she was previously married to GEORGE HARRISON and ERIC CLAPTON. Boyd is...

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Harrison's Widow Leans On Boyd

7th June 2006

GEORGE HARRISON'S widow OLIVIA is still struggling to get over his death, but she is receiving staunch support from PATTI BOYD - the late BEATLE's first wife. Boyd and Harrison divorced in 1977 before the...

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Boyd Reveals Truth Behind Clapton Ballad

5th June 2006

ERIC CLAPTON's former wife PATTI BOYD has smashed the romance associated with the song WONDERFUL TONIGHT, insisting it was actually inspired by how long the former model used to take preening herself before a night...

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Boyd Revels In Her Inspiration

4th June 2006

PATTIE BOYD loves to hear songs she inspired ex-husbands GEORGE HARRISON and ERIC CLAPTON to write when she is dinning out. Boyd was married the late BEATLE in 1966 but they divorced 11 years later...

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Ferry Sticks Up For 'Persecuted' Country Dwellers

15th May 2006

Pop star BRYAN FERRY agreed to headline a fundraising concert for England's Countryside Alliance, because he is outraged by the British government's hunting ban. Ferry, whose son OTIS stormed into the House Of Commons to...

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Clapton Earns Millions By Doing Nothing

12th May 2006

British rocker ERIC CLAPTON raked in nearly $7 million (GBP4 million) last year (05) - without recording a song or going on tour. The 61-year-old guitarist gave himself a $2.5 million (GBP1.4 million) pay rise...

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Stones Caught On Wyman's Candid Camera

8th May 2006

LATEST: THE ROLLING STONES will be shown at their most vulnerable when former bandmate BILL WYMAN opens his photo album for his first photography exhibition next month (JUN06). The avid snapper has been taking photographs...

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Clapton Headlines Pro-hunt Concert

30th April 2006

ERIC CLAPTON has agreed to headline a controversial seven-hour concert supporting the Countryside Alliance in its fight to lift the ban on fox hunting in the UK. The TEARS IN HEAVEN hitmaker, who is a...

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Clapton: 'I Tried To Save Best'

26th April 2006

Rocker ERIC CLAPTON was devastated by the death of soccer star GEORGE BEST last year (25NOV05), as he had desperately attempted to save him from the alcoholism that claimed his life. The TEARS IN HEAVEN...

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Mccartney And Wyman To Appear In San Francisco Gallery

10th April 2006

The lives of SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and former ROLLING STONES star BILL WYMAN are to be presented in photo form for two new shows in a San Francisco, California art gallery. The two bass players...

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Clapton Goes Red

4th April 2006

ERIC CLAPTON is set to wrap up his current world tour in Russia, with a historic show in Red Square, Moscow. The 3 August (06) show will mark the first time the guitar legend has...

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King Blames Lack Of Mainstream Success On Being Black

30th March 2006

Veteran blues star BB KING believes the colour of his skin has prevented him from achieving mainstream success, because the world's population prefers to listen to white musicians. THE THRILL IS GONE hitmaker is regarded...

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King Hails Clapton For Blues Talents

30th March 2006

Legendary blues star BB KING has hailed rocker ERIC CLAPTON as the best guitarist in the world - despite himself being regarded by many as number one. The Mississippi-born musician is humbled by the adulation...

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