Eric Clapton

13 Most Successful Solo Careers by Legendary Rock Band Members

Most rock bands have a shelf life. For every Rolling Stones there’s ten Led Zeppelins – bands that shot through the universe for a finite period of time and made their mark. But that doesn’t mean the musicians in those bands don’t have anything else to say, so they continue their careers in...
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Cream Drummer Ginger Baker Dies at 80

Ginger Baker , the drumming force behind Cream passed away on Sunday, October 6th, 2019 after an extended time in the hospital at the age of 80. "We are very sad to say that Ginger has passed away peacefully in the hospital this morning," Baker's family wrote on his social media. "Thank you to...
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Duane Allman's 'Layla' Guitar Sells for $1.25 Million

It created one of the most memorable slide guitar solos on one of the most popular rock songs of all-time, and now Duane Allman ’s 1957 Les Paul has a new owner. The iconic goldtop guitar the late legend used to record “Layla” with Eric Clapton sold for $1.25 million at auction. Allman also used...
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Clapton, REM Cause Friday Feature Trouble?

Some Friday Features are as fun to put together as they are difficult. This week’s Friday Feature found us sorting through more than 60 albums from Eric Clapton and REM to find the best we could fit into the day. From what I made it through, here are ( in no particular order ) my top 5 Eric Clapton...
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Recording Console Used by Bowie, Clapton, Zeppelin, and Marley Heads to Auction

Going once! Going twice!
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Eric Clapton: 50 years of making friends

Eric Clapton was bound to pick up some musician friends throughout his decades-long sonic journey. Some of whom he created music with and others he covered their music and made his own. His musical friends span as many genres and styles as they do eras and ages. When Clapton joined John Mayall...
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Songs by the Original Artists Who Made Clapton Famous

When Eric Clapton asks if he can record your song, you say YES.
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Mar 25, 2018; Chicago, IL, USA; Loyola Ramblers team chaplain Sister Jean Dolores-Schmidt celebrates at the Gentile Arena after capturing the NCAA South Regional Championship last night to move onto the Final Four. Mandatory Credit: Patrick Gorski-USA TOD

Ramblin' Songs for the Loyola Ramblers (And Sister Jean)

Ramble on, Ramblers! But not literally. That would be travelling.
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Eric Claption Reveals Tinnitus Diagnosis

“The only thing I’m concerned with now is being in my 70s and being able to be proficient."
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