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Clapton Worked With Crow For New Solo Album

19th August 2010

ERIC CLAPTON is set to release his first solo album in five years - with a little help from ex-girlfriend SHERYL CROW.The guitarist hasn't worked on an individual project since 2005's Back Home, and will...

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Sheryl Crow Recalls 'Alien' Cancer Battle

18th July 2010

Sheryl Crow says having cancer treatment was like facing an "alien spaceship".The musician overcame breast cancer in 2006 and she has vivid memories of the radiotherapy she underwent and her battle against the illness.And Sheryl,...

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Outkast's Big Boi Has Nothing To Prove

6th July 2010

OutKast rapper Big Boi has nothing left to prove to the music industry.The hip hop star - whose first solo album 'Sir Luscious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty' is due for release this...

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Fascinating Fact 9564

28th June 2010

Hollywood actor BILL MURRAY entertained attendees at pal ERIC CLAPTON's Crossroads Guitar Festival in Chicago, Illinois on Saturday (26Jun10) when he took to the stage in a full ELVIS PRESLEY costume. The star, who hosted...

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Clapton To Continue Crossroads Guitar Festival

28th June 2010

Rock legend ERIC CLAPTON delighted fans at his Crossroads Guitar Festival in Chicago, Illinois on Saturday (26Jun10) by declaring the 2010 event would not be the last.The guitarist had previously announced Chicago's star-studded line-up, featuring...

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Jls Awarded Silver Clef

28th April 2010

JLS and Scouting For Girls will receive trophies at this year's O2 Silver Clef Awards. Boyband JLS are to pick up the Newcomer Award at the 35th annual music industry honours, while Scouting For Girls...

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Jls To Get Silver Clef

28th April 2010

JLS and Scouting For Girls will receive trophies at this year's O2 Silver Clef Awards. Boyband JLS are to pick up the Newcomer Award at the 35th annual music industry honours, while Scouting For Girls...

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Clapton Wanted Beck To Sing

26th April 2010

ERIC CLAPTON attempted to persuade JEFF BECK to step in front of the microphone and sing for the first time in years - but the guitar legend refused.Beck's most famous song, 1967's Hi Ho Silver...

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Fascinating Fact 9039

31st March 2010

ERIC CLAPTON turned 65 on Wednesday (30Mar10), but he's showing no signs of slowing down. The veteran guitarist celebrated the milestone by announcing he's to play the world's largest music festival - the 11-day Summerfest...

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Eric Clapton's 'Old Man' Voice

22nd February 2010

Eric Clapton had to learn to love his "old man" voice. The legendary blues guitarist claimed he has taken a long time to grow into liking the sound of his singin voice, but now he...

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Old Man Clapton Likes His Aged Vocals

21st February 2010

ERIC CLAPTON has only recently started enjoying hearing his own voice when he sings - because he sounded awful when he first started adding vocals to his records.The Layla singer admits he spent too long...

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Clapton & Beck Team Up For First Joint Interview, Discuss Rift

17th February 2010

Rolling Stone magazine editors have landed guitar greats ERIC CLAPTON and JEFF BECK's first joint interview.The two Brits agreed to chat to the publication's David Fricke on the eve of their first-ever co-headlining tour, and...

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Ono, Clapton And Midler Join Forces For One-off Show

17th February 2010

YOKO ONO was joined by a star-studded line-up including ERIC CLAPTON, BETTE MIDLER and the SCISSOR SISTERS on Tuesday night (16Feb10) to perform the first PLASTIC ONO BAND show in 40 years.Clapton joined bassist Klaus...

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Mayer, Beck & Zz Top To Rock With Clapton At Crossroads

11th February 2010

JOHN MAYER, JEFF BECK and ZZ TOP will join blues icons B.B. KING and BUDDY GUY at ERIC CLAPTON's third Crossroads Guitar Festival in Chicago, Illinois.The event, which benefits Clapton's Crossroads Center in Antigua, will...

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The Things They Say 14967

12th January 2010

"Mention the word Yardbirds to Eric and he'll turn purple. I don't know why. They didn't serve him badly." JEFF BECK insists tourmate ERIC CLAPTON doesn't have fond memories of his time in the 60s...

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Beck: 'Clapton And I Aren't Best Friends'

12th January 2010

JEFF BECK insists he and tourmate ERIC CLAPTON won't be hanging out after shows - because they have an awkward relationship.The two guitar greats have signed up for six joint shows this year (10) after...

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Clapton & Simon Join Ono Band For One-off Show

12th January 2010

ERIC CLAPTON and PAUL SIMON will join YOKO ONO for the first PLASTIC ONO BAND show in 40 years.The trio will be joined by Sonic Youth stars Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon, Bette Midler, Ono's...

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Clapton Teams With Daltrey For New Tour

8th December 2009

Rock legend ERIC CLAPTON is planning a 2010 tour with THE WHO star ROGER DALTREY.Last week (02Dec09) Clapton announced he was reuniting with fellow guitar great Jeff Beck to play rare sets in North America...

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Beck & Clapton Add North American Dates

2nd December 2009

Guitar greats ERIC CLAPTON and JEFF BECK are coming to North America and London after performing together in Japan earlier this year (09).The duo has announced February (10) shows in New York, Toronto, Montreal and...

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Jimi Hendrix Has Greatest Riff

27th November 2009

Jimi Hendrix's 'Voodoo Child (Slight Return)' has been voted as having the best guitar riff of all time.The 1970 track beat Guns N' Roses classic 'Sweet Child O'Mine' - which topped the poll five years...

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Boyd Regrets Leaving Harrison

17th November 2009

GEORGE HARRISON's ex-wife PATTI BOYD will always regret leaving her husband for rocker ERIC CLAPTON - insisting it has taken "a lot of psychotherapy" for her to bury the past.Boyd married the late Beatle in...

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Eric Clapton Cancels Over Gallstones

28th October 2009

Eric Clapton has been forced to cancel a show because of gallstones.The legendary singer has pulled out of this week's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 25th anniversary concert in New York - which would...

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Bruce Springsteen Saddened By Death

27th October 2009

Bruce Springsteen cancelled a concert following the death of his cousin.The grief-stricken rocker pulled out of an appearance at the Spirit Center in Kansas City, US, last night (26.10.09) following the discovery of Lenny Sullivan's...

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Gallstones Force Clapton Out Of Hall Of Fame Gig

27th October 2009

ERIC CLAPTON has been forced to pull out of a star-studded line-up at the 25th anniversary of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame concert to undergo a "minor medical procedure" to combat gallstones.The legendary...

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Beck & Clapton To Face Off

25th September 2009

Guitar greats JEFF BECK and ERIC CLAPTON have announced plans to hit the stage together for an epic joint concert in London in February (10).The O2 Arena show will mark the first time the two...

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Fascinating Fact 7918

1st September 2009

ERIC CLAPTON has boosted U.S. comedian JAY LENO's star power as he returns to TV this month (Sep09) - the rocker will perform with Bruce Hornsby and his band the Noisemakers during the inaugural week...

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Best Guitarist Jimi Hendrix

21st August 2009

Jimi Hendrix has been named the greatest electric guitarist of all time.The 'All Along The Watchtower' star topped a list compiled by Time magazine, beating renowned musicians including Slash, BB King, Keith Richards of the...

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Clapton Filmmakers Ask Fans For Help

30th July 2009

The producers of a new ERIC CLAPTON documentary are asking fans to help them with footage.Moviemakers behind the top secret project already have hours of performance video, backstage scenes and interviews and now they want...

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Rock Legends Line Up For Hall Of Fame Anniversary

22nd July 2009

Music legends BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, U2, SIMON & GARFUNKEL, ARETHA FRANKLIN, CROSBY, STILLS & NASH, STEVIE WONDER, METALLICA and ERIC CLAPTON will unite on stage this autumn to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Rock and...

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