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12.12.12 Album Released

19th December 2012

The Rolling Stones, Bon Jovi and Sir Paul McCartney all feature on an album of the 12.12.12 concert.Performances from the event, held in New York last week, have been collected on a record - released...

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Out Now: Us Album Releases, Django Unchained Ost Features Rick Ross, Chief Keef Banks On Hip-hop Heavyweight Support, Eric Clapton's Slowhand Revisited

By Hayley Avron | 18th December 2012

A mixed week for US albums releases; old classics given an airing, a major movie soundtrack launched and hip-hop artists new and old having a stab at chart success. Currently, the top of the US...

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Nirvana Set To Return With Paul Mccartney Filling Kurt Cobain's Absence

By Jack de Aguilar | 12th December 2012

Nirvana reunification for Wednesday night's special Hurricane Sandy relief concert at Madison Square Garden will see Paul McCartney fill the boots of the late Kurt Cobain. Nirvana's Dave Grohl asked McCartney to join him and...

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Rolling Stones Join Music Heavyweights For Biggest Sandy Benefit

7th December 2012

The Rolling Stones have joined Bruce Springsteen, The Who, Paul Mccartney and Eric Clapton on the bill for next week's Superstorm Sandy benefit at New York's Madison Square Garden.The reunited rockers' decision to team up...

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4th December 2012

Eric Clapton and Coldplay have been added to the star-studded line-up for the 12.12.12. The Concert for Sandy Relief at New York's Madison Square Garden next week (12Dec12). They will join the likes of Sir...

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Chris Martin And Eric Clapton Sign Up For 12.12.12 Concert

4th December 2012

Chris Martin and Eric Clapton have both signed up to appear at the 12.12.12. benefit. The concert to raise money for the victims of Hurricane Sandy will take place next week and the Coldplay singer...

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Florence Welch And Rolling Stones Join Forces At Stones' O2 Gig

By Joe Wilde | 30th November 2012

Florence Welch was the latest surprise guest to appear on stage with dinosaur rockers The Rolling Stones during their run of shows at The O2 in London, when the Florence and the Machine front-woman joined...

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Eric Clapton And Florence Welch Join The Rolling Stones Gig

30th November 2012

The Rolling Stones were joined onstage by Florence Welch and Eric Clapton on Thursday (29Nov12) in the second of two London shows celebrating the band's 50th anniversary.A video featuring Johnny Depp, The Who guitarist Pete...

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Florence Welch To Sing With The Rolling Stones

28th November 2012

Florence Welch will perform with The Rolling Stones tomorrow (29.11.12).The Florence and the Machine singer will duet with Sir Mick Jagger on the band's iconic track 'Gimme Shelter' when the band perform the second of...

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Eric Clapton And Florence Welch To Join The Rolling Stones On Stage - Report

28th November 2012

Music veteran Eric Clapton and British singer Florence Welch will join The Rolling Stones onstage at their London concert on Thursday (29Nov12), according to a report.The rockers took the U.K. capital's O2 Arena by storm...

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Eric Clapton Lands Jeff Beck And John Mayer For Crossroads Guitar Festival

26th November 2012

Jeff Beck, John Mayer, Vince Gill and Brad Paisley will be among the stars joining Eric Clapton onstage at the guitar great's 2013 Crossroads Guitar Festival.The rock legend will be taking the two-day event to...

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Eric Clapton's Watch Sells For 2.3m

14th November 2012

Eric Clapton's watch has sold at auction for £2.3 million.The 'Wonderful Tonight' singer acquired the timepiece, made by Swiss luxury watchmaker Patek Philippe, 10 years ago and yesterday (13.11.12) an Asian collector bought it for...

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Eric Clapton Watch Fetches $3.68 Million At Auction

13th November 2012

A watch owned by rock icon Eric Clapton has sold at auction for $3.68 million (£2.3 million).The Swiss-made Patek Philippe timepiece was listed as an "ultra-rare", platinum-cased watch which the guitar great received in 2002....

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John Lennon Wrote To Eric Clapton Proposing Supergroup

5th November 2012

John Lennon once approached Eric Clapton with a plan to form a supergroup, according to correspondence that will go under the hammer at an upcoming Profiles in History auction next month (Dec12).A "distinguished American private...

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Ronnie Wood Auctions Off Rolling Stones Memorabilia Following Divorce

By Joe Wilde | 29th October 2012

Divorces can be a hard time, especially if you're Ronnie Wood and you have to sell off a boatload of your stuff to pay for it, as was the case yesterday when the veteran rocker...

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Eric Clapton's Painting Breaks Record With $34.2 Million Sale

13th October 2012

Rock legend Eric Clapton's bank balance was given a huge boost on Friday (12Oct12) when his painting by German artist GERHARD RICHTER sold for a record-breaking $34.2 million (£23.8 million).The musician put the abstract work,...

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Clapton Sells His Gerhard Richter Painting For £21 Million

By Joe Wilde | 13th October 2012

An abstract painting by the famed German artist Gerhard Richter, was sold at auction yesterday for a record-breaking price after a telephone bidding war ended in the piece, called Abstraktes Bild, being sold for just...

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Elton John Sells Hollywood Home For 4.65m

26th September 2012

Sir Elton John and David Furnish have sold their Hollywood home after deciding it wasn't suitable for their son. The 'Rocket Man' hitmaker and his husband have sold adjoining condos at West Hollywood's Sierra Tower...

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Eric Clapton Selling Abstract Painting For $19 Million

13th September 2012

Rock legend Eric Clapton is set to bank as much as $19 million (£11.88 million) after putting an abstract painting by German artist Gerhard Richter up for sale.The singer and avid art collector is offloading...

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Led Zeppelin And Dustin Hoffman Among Winners At 35th Kennedy Center Awards

12th September 2012

The Kennedy Center Honours are widely regarded as the most prestigious honour you can gain in the USA if you’ve worked in the creative or arts industries, and proof of that has once again been...

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Cher To Marry Former Hells Angel

21st August 2012

Cher is reportedly going to marry a former Hells Angel biker.The 66-year-old singer-and-actress is set to tie the knot with Tim Medvetz, 42, this autumn with the couple planning on having a quickie ceremony at...

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Cher To Marry Former Hells Angel

21st August 2012

Cher is reportedly going to marry a former Hells Angel biker.The 66-year-old singer-and-actress is set to tie the knot with Tim Medvetz, 42, this autumn with the couple planning on having a quickie ceremony at...

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Elton John 'Devastated' As Bass Player, 56, Is Found Dead

16th August 2012

Sir Elton John has been left "devastated and shocked" after his bass player Robert Wayne Birch was found dead in his apartment with a gunshot wound to the head. The case is being investigated as...

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Andre 3000 Will Not Sing Jimi Hendrix Songs In Biopic

5th July 2012

In a confusing series of reveals, Andre 3000, who is currently filming as Jimi Hendrix in a biopic about the guitarist's life, will be playing covers including those by The Beatles, Muddy Waters and Elvis...

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Rock Legends Unite For Sir Peter Blake's Birthday

2nd July 2012

Rock legends Sir Paul Mccartney, Eric Clapton, Roger Daltrey and Ronnie Wood came together at the weekend (30Jun-1Jul12) to celebrate pop artist Sir Peter Blake's 80th birthday.The foursome posed for pictures as they partied at...

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Rita Ora Only Wanted To Sing

6th May 2012

Rita Ora couldn't imagine anything doing anything other than singing.The 'Hot Right Now' hitmaker says she has always wanted a career as a singer and had no back-up plan if her dreams failed to materialise.She...

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Bert Weedon Has Died

20th April 2012

Bert Weedon has died. The 91-year-old guitarist - whose popular tutorial manual 'Play In A Day' taught the likes of Eric Clapton, Sir Paul McCartney and Brian May how to play - passed away at...

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Bert Weedon Dies: Guitarist Who Inspired Eric Clapton

20th April 2012

BERT WEEDON has died, aged 91, the UK Press Association reports. The influential guitarist, who created the enduringly-popular 'Play in a day' series of guitar tutorials, passed away at his home in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire. He...

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Guitar Pioneer Bert Weedon Dies

20th April 2012

Pioneering guitarist Bert Weedon, who was credited as a major influence on a generation of rockers including John Lennon, Eric Clapton, and Brian May, has died at the age of 91.Weedon was the first British...

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Axl Rose To Become Hall Of Famer, Whether He Likes Or Not

12th April 2012

Axl Rose would appear to be getting inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame - whether he wants to or not! Rose and the rest of GUNS N' ROSES have long been known...

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