Eric Clapton

BOSTON - AUGUST 14:  Peter Wolf of the J.Geils Band performs at Fenway Park on August 14, 2010 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by John W. Ferguson/Getty Images)

Carter Alan’s Rock N’ Roll Diary: February 10 in Classic Rock History

J.Geils band played a sold-out show at the Boston Garden on this night in 1979. What hit album had they released just before Christmas of 1978?

02/10/2015

19th September 1982:  Canadian singer, songwriter and guitarist, Neil Young playing at Wembley Arena, London.  (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Carter Alan’s Rock N’ Roll Diary: February 8 in Classic Rock History

Neil Young played the Boston Garden on this night in 1991 with Crazy Horse backing him up; he also played the Garden on this night in 1973. What band backed him on the earlier visit?

02/08/2015

English rock group The Who, during their 1966 German/Swiss tour, from left to right; drummer Keith Moon (1947 - 1978), Roger Daltrey (vocals), John Entwistle (1944 - 2002, bass guitar) and Pete Townshend (guitar).    (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

Carter Alan’s Rock N’ Roll Diary: January 17 in Classic Rock History

In 1990, the Rock and Roll Hall of fame inducted The Who and the Kinks. What celebrities inducted the pair of legendary English bands?

01/17/2015

(Eric Clapton performing at the Rainbow Theatre, January 13, 1973. Photo by Express/Express/Getty Images)

Eric Clapton’s Comeback at The Rainbow Concert 1973

Audio clips, photos, and the story behind Eric Clapton’s famous 1973 Rainbow Concert in London.

01/13/2015

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Eric Clapton, Ginger Baker Pay Respects to Late Jack Bruce at Funeral

Those in attendance sang songs by the Beatles, Cat Stevens and Bruce himself.

11/05/2014

Chuck Berry performs during a concert celebration for his 60th birthday at the Fox Theatre in St. Louis, Mo., Oct. 17, 1986.  The concert is being filmed for a motion picture documentary titled "Chuck Berry Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll."  (AP Photo/James A. Finley)

Watch Eric Clapton, Keith Richards and Others Perform at Chuck Berry’s 60th Birthday Concert in 1986

Rock & roll wouldn’t be what it is today without Chuck Berry. Everyone knew that as far back as 1986, when a group of big-name rock stars performed with him for his 60th birthday. Watch some classic clips from “Hail! Hail! Rock ‘n’ Roll”.

10/16/2014

(Photo by P. Floyd/Daily Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Watch Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, Steve Winwood & More in the A.R.M.S. Benefit Concert 1983

The first of what became a series of benefit concerts for MS was held today (Sept. 20) in 1983. Watch the full video of the show here.

09/20/2014

Eric Clapton and George Harrison (Animated for Radio.com by Jakob Strunk)

Radio.com Minimation: George Harrison on His Friendship with Eric Clapton

This installment is taken from a 1987 interview with George Harrison, where he discusses how his unusual friendship with Eric Clapton.

09/19/2014

US legend Bob Dylan performs on stage during the 21st edition of the Vieilles Charrues music festival on July 22, 2012 in Carhaix-Plouguer, western France. (AFP PHOTO / FRED TANNEAU)

These 5 Bob Dylan Covers Are Actually Better Than The Originals

Bob Dylan is arguably the greatest songwriter who ever existed, but his raw talent on vocals and guitar never quite measured up. These 5 cover versions of some of Dylan’s best songs, performed by some of the biggest names in rock music, combine all the best elements and make them even better than the originals.

08/21/2014

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Here’s Why Eric Clapton is About to Retire

The end is near for Eric Clapton: the guitar legend says he plans to quit touring soon. But that doesn’t mean he’s done making music.

06/27/2014

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