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Thursday, August 2 2007

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.


Reviews

Sunday, August 24 2014

Eric Clapton and Friends: The Breeze: An Appreciation of JJ Cale

It’s safe, which only gets The Breeze: An Appreciation of JJ Cale so far, but, this record will undoubtedly get a lot of people to revisit, or discover JJ Cale, which is a win in itself.


Thursday, March 20 2014

Eric Clapton After the Collapse of Cream

This unauthorized documentary offers a unique look at one of Eric Clapton's most fertile eras, but is light on the words of Clapton himself.


Thursday, December 12 2013

Eric Clapton: Give Me Strength: The 1974/75 Recordings

Powerful performances and excellent bonus material await the curious Claptonite on Give Me Strength: The 1974/75 Recordings.


Tuesday, March 26 2013

Eric Clapton: Old Sock

If nothing else, Old Sock proves that Eric Clapton is comfortable being Eric Clapton.


Wednesday, October 6 2010

Eric Clapton: Clapton

A far cry from a guitar record, Clapton plays as mature and reflective, in the graceful sense of the terms.


Blogs

Friday, March 30 2012

Counterbalance No. 75: Derek & the Dominos' 'Layla'

What’ll you do when you get lonely, with nobody waiting by your side? You could read the latest Counterbalance, discussing the 75th Most Acclaimed Album of All Time. This time around it’s Eric Clapton’s pseudonymous 1970 classic.


News

Monday, June 28 2010

Crossroads not the end for Eric Clapton

CHICAGO — In the months leading up to his Crossroads Guitar Festival on Saturday at Toyota Park in south suburban Bridgeview, Ill., Eric Clapton had been


Thursday, June 24 2010

Steve Winwood Makes Music Again with Eric Clapton

In an interview, Winwood recounts his early days with Clapton and the long road to playing again with his old running mate.


Wednesday, February 10 2010

Eric Clapton to host his third guitar festival/fundraiser

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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