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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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Soul Man Sam Plans Duets Album

30th March 2006


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Rocky Horror Star Divorces

26th March 2006

THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW mastermind RICHARD O BRIEN has agreed to hand over half of his fortune to his ex-wife as part of a divorce settlement. The 1975 movie version of the raunchy production...

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Clapton's European Tour Confirmed

25th February 2006

Legendary guitarist ERIC CLAPTON is kicking off his mammoth tour of Europe in May (06). The former CREAM star's odyssey begins in Le Cannet, France, before visiting a further 13 countries. As well...

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The Cure Line Up For Charity Shows

14th February 2006

Iconic rockers THE CURE will headline the annual Teenage Cancer Trust series of gigs in London next month (MAR06). Golden Globe-winning comedian RICKY GERVAIS, GOLDFRAPP, THE SCORPIONS and RAZORLIGHT will also perform the concerts...

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Cream Plan Further Reunion Dates

8th February 2006

Rock trio CREAM are set to reform again for a handful of city concerts, according to bassist and singer JACK BRUCE. It will be the first time the SUNSHINE OF YOUR LOVE band has...

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Mason Thanks Cream For Career Direction

1st February 2006

PINK FLOYD drummer NICK MASON would have become an architect if it wasn't for rock supergroup CREAM. Mason and founder members ROGER WATERS, RICK WRIGHT and SYD BARRETT were students when they saw ERIC...

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Clapton Eyes Bhatt Collaboration

5th January 2006

Legendary guitarist ERIC CLAPTON is planning to team up onstage with Indian musician VISHWA MOHAN BHATT. The LAYLA rocker is keen to perform experimental improvisations with Grammy Award-winning Bhatt. Bhatt - who plays...

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Western Music Banned In Iran

19th December 2005

Western music has been banned from radio and TV stations in Iran, by President MAHMOUD AHMADINEJAD. GEORGE MICHAEL, ERIC CLAPTON, THE EAGLES and KENNY G have traditionally been popular in the Islamic state....

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