Articles tagged eric clapton

The Cream of Cream: Their 10 Best Songs

These ten selections, some more obscure than others, are chosen to represent the songs where the British power trio was most focused, most locked-in, and most original.

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‘Song of the South’ Celebrates Duane Allman’s Genius

This unauthorized documentary traces Duane Allman's passage from apprentice to master with authority and fine examples.

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Bobby Whitlock: Where There’s a Will There’s a Way

This is an interesting picture of a lost side of an important musician, but while it is full of charm, that charm can't mask the fact that this, though strong, isn't Whitlock's finest moment.

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Rory Gallagher: Rory Gallagher / Deuce / Live! in Europe / Blueprint

A consummate performer live or in the studio, these re-releases serve as a bold reminder of the weight of the Rory Gallagher legacy.

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Captain America and a Past That Must Linger Still

Despite the dark times that birthed the original Captain America #1, there was a hopefulness to the character. Writer Ed Brubaker however offers a Cap worn down by personal history. Or is that the point?

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Robert Johnson: The Centennial of an American Genius

Does any single figure loom as large over an art form as Robert Johnson? This is exciting, joyful noise, brimming with purpose and ingenuity, fun and frightening, enigmatic and awe-inspiring.

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Rocking Chair Blues: Howlin’ Wolf – “Spoonful”

“Spoonful” is one of the best-known and most recorded songs in the history of the blues, and there's something mysterious about it. What exactly is in that spoonful?

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Robbie Robertson: How to Become Clairvoyant

On his fifth proper solo album, Robertson puts a lot of effort into trying to sound effortless.

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Remembering Keith Relf, and the Yardbirds

The Yardbirds required only two years and change to create songs that changed music.

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Rocking Chair Blues: Howlin’ Wolf - “The Red/Little Red Rooster”

Whether known as "The Red Rooster" or "Little Red Rooster", this Willie Dixon song has attained classic status in the blues repertoire. And no one does it better than Howlin' Wolf.

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Celebrating 68 years of George Harrison

Dubbed “the quiet one”, George Harrison contributed some of the Beatles best work and continued on to an impressive solo career. He died far too soon, but the world still has a lifetime of his work to admire and enjoy.

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4 Feb 2011 // 8:00 AM

Guessing the Grammys

Predictions on who will win what in the biggest categories, based on industry hype and a little guessing about the academy’s voters.

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11 Feb 2010 // 3:12 AM

Eric Clapton is hosting his third Crossroads Guitar Festival on June 26 in Chicago, inviting many of the same stellar guests who appeared at the first

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6 Apr 2009 // 10:00 PM

Waltzing with Wilco

As any experienced concert-goer knows, a lively audience can mean the difference between a lackluster event and a memorable night. Sometimes, it’s more important than the band's actual performance.

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Jeff Beck: Performing This Week…Live at Ronnie Scott’s

Jeff Beck is joined by guests Joss Stone, Imogen Heap and Eric Clapton for some truly incredible performances during a week-long residency at Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club in London.

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The Story of the Yardbirds

Focusing on guitarists Clapton, Beck and Page, this gathers amazing archival footage and interviews with the surviving members of "The Most Blueswailing" British band of the '60s.

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Eric Clapton: Complete Clapton

The problem isn't with Eric Clapton's musical ability, it's with the sham of a title of this current collection.

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23 Oct 2007 // 3:23 AM

So who knew Eric Clapton was such a bore? OK, maybe everybody who bought his last few albums or saw him on his last world

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Down at the Crossroads: An Interview with Eric Clapton

In the early `60s, Eric Clapton began a passionate, long-distance love affair with Chicago. Upon hearing the blues of Muddy Waters, Buddy Guy, Otis Rush and Hubert Sumlin on vinyl records, Clapton saw his future as a guitarist.

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30 Jul 2007 // 4:43 AM

Eric Clapton and Buddy Guy Bill Murray brought the laughs, and B.B. King took care of the tears. Susan Tedeschi, Derek Trucks, Jeff Beck

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