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The Rolling Stones Unearth Alternate ‘Brown Sugar’ with Eric Clapton: Listen

The ‘Sticky Fingers’ reissue is out next week.


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Eric Clapton Remembers B.B. King: ‘He Was a Beacon’ for Blues Fans

“He was a beacon for all of us who love this kind of music.”


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R.I.P. B.B. King: Musicians React on Social Media

Kelly Clarkson, Snoop Dogg, Eric Clapton and more reacted to the news of B.B. King’s death on their social media accounts.


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Carter Alan’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Diary: April 18 in Classic Rock History

On this day in 1973, Neil Young’s movie “Journey Through the Past” premiered at the Dallas Film Festival. The soundtrack album had come out in November ’72 and was the second of two albums Neil released in that year. What was the other one?


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Carter Alan’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Diary: April 17 in Classic Rock History

In 1998 Linda McCartney lost her battle with cancer. How old was she when she died?


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Rock & Blues Legend Eric Clapton Turns 70

Happy birthday to Eric Clapton! Actually, the guitar God’s birthday is March 30th, but we couldn’t let the celebration get behind us! The extraordinary musician turns 70. But, the way Eric was leading his life […]


(The building that once was the Rainbow Theatre is now a Pentecostal Church. Photo by By Ewan Munro, via Wikimedia Commons)

Rockin’ the Rainbow Theatre: A History in Photos and Audio

The Rainbow Theatre hosted many classic concerts, even after it closed for 2 years in 1975. Check out some full concert recordings and photos from its reigning days in London.


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Eric Clapton Celebrating 70th Birthday with Madison Square Garden Concerts

The Eric Clapton birthday shows at Madison Square Garden will also mark the 46 year anniversary of Clapton’s first set at the venue, back when he was with Cream.


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“We Are the World” and the Power of the Charity Supergroup

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the “We Are the World” single that brought 45 musicians together for charity. These charity supergroups have had great power to make change throughout history.


18th May 1964:  British rock group the Yardbirds, (left to right) lead guitarist Eric Clapton, bassist Paul Samwell-Smith, singer Keith Relf, drummer Jim McCarty, and rhythm guitarist Christopher Dreja performing on a backyard patio for British playwright Lord Willis and his daughter Sally.  (Photo by Daily Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Eric Clapton Left the Yardbirds Because He Really, Really Hated “For Your Love”

Eric Clapton has always loved the blues, and you can thank the Yardbirds for making his brilliant blues career possible. Here’s how the band’s direction in 1965 led to Clapton’s departure.