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Fascinating Fact 4054

6th October 2007

Legendary guitarist ERIC CLAPTON is nearly deaf, but refuses to wear a hearing aid....

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

3rd October 2007

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...

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Boyd Pens Rock 'N' Roll Memoirs For Money

30th August 2007

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...

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Boyd Touched By Harrison's Acceptance Of Clapton Marriage

24th August 2007

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...

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Boyd: 'Clapton Was An Animal'

16th August 2007

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...

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Clapton Hired Look-alike For Driving Test

15th August 2007

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,...

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Clapton Rushed Wedding After News Leak

15th August 2007

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...

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Duelling Guitars As Clapton + Harrison Fought For Boyd

7th August 2007

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...

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The Things They Say 5295

31st July 2007

"I can't tell, from just listening, the difference between COLDPLAY and U2. They sound the same." Veteran rocker ERIC CLAPTON doesn't think much of the British and Irish music scene....

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Guy Pays Tribute To Clapton At Crossroads All-star Jam

30th July 2007

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...

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Clapton + Mayer Play Together To Mark Guitar Launch

20th July 2007

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...

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Fascinating Fact 3561

14th July 2007

AEROSMITH's ARMAGEDDON anthem DON'T WANT TO MISS A THING has beaten ERIC CLAPTON's WONDERFUL TONIGHT and ELTON JOHN's YOUR SONG to top a new U.K. online poll to find the nation's Favourite Wedding Tune....

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Green Day Design T-shirt For Darfur

26th June 2007

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...

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Clapton's Unplugged Layla Tops Worst Covers List

25th June 2007

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...

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Clapton Guitars To Raise Funds For Rehab Facility

25th June 2007

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...

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Fascinating Fact 3404

14th June 2007

Guitar legend ERIC CLAPTON is set to earn $1.5million (GBP750,000) when he plays a 70-minute concert for wealthy Wall Street executive Raymond T. Dallo next month (Jul07)....

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Cream Bassist Hints At Reunion

25th May 2007

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...

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Clapton Joins Winwood Onstage At U.k. Festival

21st May 2007

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...

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Clapton's Daughter In Myspace Rant

6th May 2007

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...

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Boyd Reveals Clapton Secrets

9th April 2007

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...

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Crow Tops Love Losers List

5th April 2007

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,...

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Clapton Plans Semi-blind Faith Reunion

29th March 2007

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...

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Clapton Recruits Stars To Crossroads Benefit

23rd March 2007

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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Spears Granted UK Court Injunction

22nd March 2007

Singer BRITNEY SPEARS has been granted a British court order preventing the UK press from printing allegations about her recent stay at a rehab clinic in Malibu, California. Lawyers acting for the troubled TOXIC star...

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Spears Pleads For Privacy As She Leaves Rehab

21st March 2007

LATEST: BRITNEY SPEARS has left rehab after completing a four week program at a Malibu, California treatment centre and has pleaded with the world's media to respect her privacy. The troubled pop star - who...

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Country Star Nichols To Perform At Anna Nicole's Funeral

2nd March 2007

Country star JOE NICHOLS will perform at ANNA NICOLE SMITH's funeral later this morning (02MAR07) in the Bahamas. Nichols will perform his song I'LL WAIT FOR YOU and Smith's favourite tune WINGS OF A DOVE...

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Spears Met With Lawyer After Leaving Rehab

22nd February 2007

LATEST: Pop star BRITNEY SPEARS met with a lawyer in West Hollywood, California yesterday afternoon (21FEB07), after checking out of a Malibu rehab facility earlier in the day. This is the second time the troubled...

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Spears Out Of Rehab Again

21st February 2007

LATEST: Troubled pop star BRITNEY SPEARS has reportedly left a rehabilitation facility in Malibu, California, less than 24 hours after checking in. This is the second time in a week that the TOXIC star has...

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Britney Back In Rehab

21st February 2007

LATEST: Troubled pop star BRITNEY SPEARS checked herself into an in-patient rehab facility in Los Angeles yesterday (20FEB07). The decision comes just days after the 25-year-old made worldwide headlines by shaving off all her hair...

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Fears For Spears As She Shaves Off Her Hair

18th February 2007

Family and friends fear for health of pop superstar BRITNEY SPEARS after she shaved off her own hair during a bizarre outing in Los Angeles on Friday (16FEB07). The singer and mother of two stunned...

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