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James Bourne's Solo Single Gets Eric Clapton's Seal Of Approval

Busted star James Bourne received praise from his idol Eric Clapton on his debut solo single, 'Everyone Is My Friend'. The 'What I Go To School For' hitmaker has revealed the 'Layla' legend was sent...

Ed Sheeran And Paul Mccartney Among 1,500 Acts Calling For UK Government To Save Live Music

Ed Sheeran, Sir Paul McCartney, Dua Lipa, and Annie Lennox are among the 1,500 acts who have signed an open letter calling for the British government to help save the live music industry. The stars...

Eric Clapton: The Era Of The Guitar Could Be Over

Eric Clapton thinks the era of the guitar may be ''over''.The 72-year-old icon is widely known as being one of the most influential guitarists of all time, but he has admitted the instrument faces an...

Rolling Stones Announce First Studio Album In 11 Years 'Blue And Lonesome'

The Rolling Stones have announced they will release their first studio album in over a decade on December 2, titled Blue and Lonesome.The album is comprised of covers of songs by American blues artists, whose...

George Harrison's Beatles Songs To Be Released

George Harrison's previously unheard Beatles tracks are set to be released. The music legend left behind a lot of unfinished material before his death in 2001 aged 58 and his widow Olivia and son...

Bee Gees Manager And 'Grease' Producer Robert Stigwood Dies Aged 81

Robert Stigwood, the former manager of the Bee Gees has died aged 81. The Australian-born music mogul was famed for managing the career of the Gibb brothers, beginning in 1967 when he proclaimed them the...

Carla Bruni To Coach French Soccer Team For Ford

The nation's former First Lady, who famously romanced Eric Clapton and Mick Jagger, has teamed up with bosses at U.S. carmaker Ford to star in the new brand-promoting video. Ford France's external...

Hear Eric Clapton On Previously Unreleased Alternate Take Of The Rolling Stones' 'Brown Sugar'

The Rolling Stones have shared a previously unheard version of classic track ‘Brown Sugar’, featuring Eric Clapton on guitar. The alternate take was made public just days before it appears on the reissue of the...

Eric Clapton Gig Flushes Out Kim Jong-un's Estranged Brother

Kim Jong-chul is thought to have been hiding from the public gaze since he was taken out of the leadership succession when Jong-un rose to power in December, 2011. However, in a...

Famous Fans And Friends Pay Tribute To Blues Legend Bb King

Tributes from the wold of music and beyond have poured in for blues legend B.B. King who died on Thursday in Las Vegas aged 89. King will be remembered as one of the pioneers of...

Eric Clapton & Billy Gibbons Add Tributes To B.b. King

The blues icon passed away in Las Vegas, aged 89, and his famous friends and fans have taken to social media to say goodbye. Clapton, who collaborated with King on the 2000...

Eric Clapton Pays Tribute To Bb King

Eric Clapton has led tributes to legendary musician BB King.The 70-year-old singer posted a touching video message on his Facebook page thanking the late guitarist and singer, who passed away in his sleep on Thursday...

Bb King Dies Aged 89

BB King has died aged 89.The guitarist and singer, who was known as 'The King of the Blues' by his fans, passed away in his sleep in Las Vegas on Thursday (14.05.15), his lawyer has...

Bb King Dies Aged 89

BB King has died aged 89.The guitarist and singer, who was known as 'The King of the Blues' by his fans, passed away in his sleep in Las Vegas on Thursday (14.05.15), his lawyer has...

Pete Townshend Rules Out Unplugged Sessions

Dozens of big-name pop stars and bands have appeared on the iconic, stripped-down acoustic series since its launch in 1989, including the Eagles, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Sir Paul MCCartney, Eric Clapton, Adele,...

The Rolling Stones Announce North American Tour

The Rolling Stones have announced a North American tour.The band will kick off their 15-date 'ZIP CODE Tour' in San Diego on May 24 before playing in other stadiums around the US, and ending at...

John Lennon's Bathrobe & George Harrison's Guitar Up For Auction

Harrison's stage-played Mastersound instrument and a guitar once owned by Eric Clapton are expected to be the big money items at the Julien's Auctions sale, but Lennon's bathrobe is also expected to fascinate...

Eric Clapton Romanced Princess Diana?

Eric Clapton enjoyed a romantic liaison with Britain's Princess Diana, a new book has claimed.The 70-year-old guitarist enjoyed a flirtation with the late princess - who separated from husband Prince Charles in 1992 - after...

Jack Bruce Laid To Rest

Eric Clapton led mourners in singing at Jack Bruce's funeral yesterday.The 71-year-old bassist - who died from liver disease last month - was laid to rest at Golders Green Crematorium in north London yesterday (05.11.14),...

Eric Clapton Adds Musical Tribute To Late Pal Jack Bruce

Eric Clapton has added a musical tribute to those pouring in for his late Cream bandmate Jack Bruce.The guitar great called the bassist, who passed away on Saturday (25Oct14), a "great musician and composer, and...

Eric Clapton Pays Tribute To Jack Bruce

Eric Clapton has hailed Jack Bruce a ''great inspiration''.The Cream legend passed away on Saturday (25.10.14) at his home in Suffolk, East Anglia, and his former bandmate has paid tribute to his friend's talent.Eric wrote...

Eric Clapton Pays Tribute To Jack Bruce

Eric Clapton has added his tribute to those pouring in for his former Cream bandmate Jack Bruce, following the bassist's death on Saturday (25Oct14).The rock icon passed away at his home in Suffolk, England at...

Fellow Musicians Honour The Late Jack Bruce

Following the death of Cream bassist Jack Bruce (71) fans, friends and colleagues have been quick to express their condolences. Many have mentioned that Bruce’s playing changed the face of rock forever. Bruce played his...

Jake Bruce Was Grateful For 'Miraculous' Liver Transplant

Jack Bruce was grateful for the ''miraculous'' liver transplant which reinvigorated his life in the months before his passing.The Cream legend - who passed away at his home in Suffolk, East Anglia yesterday (25.10.14) aged...

Jack Bruce Dies At 71

Jack Bruce has died aged 71. The Cream legend sadly passed away today (25.10.14) at his home in Suffolk, East Anglia, surrounded by his close friends and family. His relatives announced the devastating news on...

Johnny Winter Teamed Up With Fellow Guitar Greats For Final Album

Blues legend Johnny Winter's final album will be a star-studded affair featuring famous friends including Eric Clapton, Ben Harper, Billy Gibbons, Dr. John and Joe Perry.The guitar great passed away suddenly in Switzerland in July...

Sheryl Crow Wants To Wed

Sheryl Crow wants to get married.The 52-year-old singer - who has adopted sons Wyatt, seven, and Levi, four - admits she has ''old-fashioned'' values, but would rather never make it down the aisle than end...

Ed Sheeran Inspired By Eric Clapton

Ed Sheeran was inspired by Eric Clapton to become a better performer.The 23-year-old musician remembers watching the rock legend perform at the concert for Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee in 2012 and thinking he wanted to...

Eric Clapton Baffled By Cream Tour Rumours

Veteran rocker Eric Clapton has denied reports he wrecked plans for a Cream reunion tour, insisting he has not spoken to fellow bandmembers Ginger Baker and Jack Bruce for almost ten years.Last year (13), Bruce...

10 Things You Didn't Know About Eric Clapton

Guitar legend Eric Clapton has announced he’s might be quitting touring after over 50 years on the road. The 69 year revealed in a recent interview with Uncut magazine that touring had become “unbearable” and...

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