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Van Morrison Had No Idea Bobby Womack Was So Ill During Duet

Morrison had been planning to record a track with Womack for years and he's glad he got the chance before the Across 110th Street singer passed away last summer (14). He tells...

Steve Winwood To Hit The Road With Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

Former Traffic and Blind Faith star Steve Winwood is heading back out on the road with another rock legend after teaming up with Eric Clapton and Rod Stewart for tours in 2009 and 2013.This time,...

Robert Plant Plays Village Charity Concert

Robert Plant stunned fans by performing at a village church at the weekend.The Led Zeppelin frontman played a set at the Church of St Peter and St Paul in Northleach, Gloucestershire to help raise...

Eric Clapton Reveals Details Of New Album Old Sock

Eric Clapton is releasing his 21st studio album on March 12.The musician has announced via his official website that the follow-up to 2010's 'Clapton' will be called 'Old Sock' and feature a collection of ten...

Rod Stewart And Steve Winwood Teaming Up For Joint Tour

Rod Stewart is hitting the road with fellow rock veteran Steve Winwood for a joint tour next year (13).The Do Ya Think I'm Sexy hitmaker confirmed the news during an appearance on U.S. morning show...

Steve Winwood Joins Tom Petty Onstage In London

Steve Winwood thrilled fans at London's Royal Albert Hall on Wednesday night (20Jun12) when he joined Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers onstage for the group's second night at the fabled venue.The Traffic star, who joined...

The Wombats Have A 'Higher Love' For Steve Winwood

Scouse indie rockers, The Wombats, appear to be having a busy year what with being fresh from their April/May US tour including appearing on the CONAN O BRIEN Show, preparing to headline the Red Hot...

Winwood Gives Away Daughter At Wedding

Rock legend Steve Winwood beamed with pride as he gave away his daughter at a star-studded wedding on Saturday (10Sep11).The singer watched as his daughter Mary-Clare married entrepreneur Ben Elliott at the Church of St...

Clapton & Winwood Reteam For U.s. Tour

Former BLIND FAITH bandmates STEVE WINWOOD and ERIC CLAPTON are to team up again for a U.S. summer tour. The two guitar greats played shows at New York's Madison Square Garden in early 2008, and now...

Winwood Still Passes Traffic Cottage

Rocker STEVE WINWOOD still visits the haunted cottage where supergroup TRAFFIC lived, wrote and recorded their hits. The Higher Love hitmaker admits the fabled country retreat is an hour away from where he lives in...

Earth Wind + Fire + Winwood Celebrated At Berklee

EARTH WIND + FIRE founders PHILIP BAILEY and MAURICE WHITE, STEVE WINWOOD and film composer HOWARD SHORE are to receive honorary Doctor of Music degrees at Berklee College of Music next month (May08). Roger Brown,...

Clapton + Winwood Offer Blind Faith At First New York Gig

ERIC CLAPTON turned his Monday night (25Feb08) New York concert into a BLIND FAITH tribute show by performing the entire A-side of the group's 1969 eponymous album with former bandmate STEVE WINWOOD. The duo kick-started...

Winwood To Release New Album

Veteran rocker STEVE WINWOOD is set to release a new LP - his first studio album in five years. The 59-year-old Brit is performing three highly-anticipated concerts with his former Blind Faith bandmate Eric Clapton...

Clapton + Winwood To Reunite

ERIC CLAPTON and his former BLIND FAITH bandmate STEVE WINWOOD are reforming to play three shows together next year (08). The live performances - which follow an impromptu reunion between the pair at a...

Clapton Joins Winwood Onstage At U.k. Festival

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...

Clapton Plans Semi-blind Faith Reunion

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...

Stars Line Up For Capaldi Tribute

THE WHO'S PETE TOWNSHEND, PAUL WELLER and STEVE WINWOOD will be among the stars paying tribute to late TRAFFIC star JIM CAPALDI at a concert in London on 21 January (07). The trio will join...

Rockers To Honour Capaldi At Street Kids Benefit Gig

Veteran rockers PETE TOWNSHEND, BILL WYMAN, PAUL WELLER and STEVE WINWOOD will play a benefit gig next month (JAN07) for the Jubilee Action Street Children Appeal charity. The fundraising concert is scheduled to take place...

Gabriel Auctions Off Celebrity Keyboard

PETER GABRIEL is selling off a vintage keyboard signed by over 40 top musicians on online auction site eBay to raise funds for his human rights charity. The SLEDGEHAMMER singer has recruited celebrity friends including...

Waiting Game Pays Off For Soul Man Sam As Stars Line Up

Patience has paid off for SOUL MAN SAM MOORE - ERIC CLAPTON, MARIAH CAREY and STING have joined the singer on his new duets album. Moore had planned to release the project, OVERNIGHT SENSATION, earlier...

Ertegun Brothers To Be Honoured At Montreux

Music mogul brothers AHMET and NESUHI ERTEGUN are to be honoured at the 40th annual Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland with an all-star tribute. Ahmet, the Atlantic Records founder, will be feted with a tribute...

Soul Man Sam Plans Duets Album

AUGUST 29 RELEASE IS SENSATIONAL...'SAM MOORE:OVERNIGHT SENSATIONAL', THAT IS... ANNOUNCING ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAMER SAM MOORE'S PHENOMENAL NEW ALBUM PRODUCED BY RANDY JACKSON (RHINO RECORDS) THE "SOUL MAN" RETURNS WITH A NEWLY RECORDED SOLO...

Winwood Pays Tribute To Capaldi With Dvd

British rocker STEVE WINWOOD has paid tribute to late TRAFFIC bandmate JIM CAPALDI by releasing the live DVD the drummer urged his bandmates to offer fans. Capaldi, who died earlier this year (05), enjoyed...

Capaldi Leaves Wife Fortune

Late TRAFFIC drummer JIM CAPALDI has left $3.8 million (GBP2 million) to his charity-worker wife. The 1960s rocker, who died in January (05) after a six month battle with stomach cancer, has left his...

Jim Capaldi Dies

Veteran TRAFFIC rocker JIM CAPALDI died in a London clinic in the early hours of this morning (28JAN05). He was 60. The LOW SPARK OF HIGH HEELED BOYS star, who was surrounded by his...

Prydz Tops UK Singles Chart For Second Week

Swedish DJ ERIC PRYDZ secured a second week at the top of the UK singles chart yesterday (26SEP04) with his track CALL ON ME. The dance tune, a cover of former TRAFFIC frontman STEVE...

Little Known Dj Tops UK Chart

Swedish DJ ERIC PRYDZ beat off competition from a stream of established artists to land the number one spot in the British singles chart yesterday (19SEP04). His dance hit CALL ON ME - which...

Capaldi's Illness Stops Traffic's Reunion

British rockers TRAFFIC have cancelled their reunion tour because their founding member JIM CAPALDI is too ill to perform. The group planned to rehearse in London next month (SEP04) for their first trek since...

Winwood Delighted With Traffic Honour

STEVE WINWOOD is to bring his supergroup TRAFFIC together again for a one-off show at the ROCK + ROLL HALL OF FAME induction ceremony. Winwood, who is currently touring Europe with MOTOWN stalwarts THE...

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