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Watch Eric Clapton's Fiery 'Cocaine' From 'Slowhand at 70'

October 16, 2015

Eric Clapton recently celebrated his 70th birthday with a series of performances marking the milestone. That included a seven-night stretch at London's famed Royal Albert Hall, an event the guitarist will document in the upcoming concert film titled...


See Charlie Worsham's One-Man Band Clapton Cover

September 22, 2015

In 1978, seven years before singer-guitarist Charlie Worsham was born in Jackson, Mississippi, English-born singer-guitarist Eric Clapton had a minor country hit with the J.J. Cale-influenced "Lay Down Sally." The tune peaked at Number Three on the pop...


Inside Clapton's Druggiest Sessions

March 11, 2014

The excellent 2010 doc Eric Clapton: The 1960s Review told the story of the guitarist’s decade-long rise. Its follow-up, The 1970s Review, picks up in uncertain times, tracking how Clapton’s encounters with artists like Bob Dylan and the Band...


McCartney, Bono and Clapton on 'Let It Be'

October 24, 2013

Eleven years after failing to show up at the Beatles' induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame due to his ongoing feud with Yoko Ono and his bandmates, Paul McCartney entered the institution as a solo artist in 1999. This time, he showed up and was...


Flashback: Clapton Honors George Harrison

March 5, 2013

Exactly one year after George Harrison died, a jaw-dropping lineup of musicians gathered at London's Royal Albert Hall to honor his lifetime of work. The Concert for George featured performances by Tom Petty, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Eric Clapton,...


Flashback: Cream Reunite in 2005

November 13, 2012

For many years Cream seemed like one of those bands that would never, ever get back together. They burned bright during their brief two-year run from 1966 to 1968, releasing four albums, touring constantly and influencing countless bands that followed...


Flashback: Dylan and Clapton Sing 'Don't Think Twice'

September 15, 2015

For the past sixteen years, Eric Clapton has funded his Crossroads drug and alcohol rehabilitation clinic in Antigua with a series of all-star benefit concerts. The shows have mostly spotlighted guitar icons like Jeff Beck, Buddy Guy, Carlos Santana...


B.B. King Holds a Superstar Jam

December 19, 2013

The 1987 Cinemax concert special A Blues Session: B.B. King and Friends kicked off with one of the single most star-packed jam sessions ever held outside the annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. B.B. King, Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughan,...


Eric Clapton Rehearses for 'Unplugged'

October 3, 2013

Back in January 1992, Eric Clapton swapped his Stratocaster for an acoustic guitar for an MTV Unplugged special, stunning the audience with reworked cuts from throughout his career, including "Layla," "Running on Faith" and "Tears in Heaven," and blues...


Clapton Jams With Rolling Stones in London

November 30, 2012

After the Rolling Stones hosted Jeff Beck and Mary J. Blige (and former Stones Mick Taylor and Bill Wyman) onstage last weekend, the band featured special guests Eric Clapton and Florence Welch last night at the second of two London shows at O2 Arena. Clapton...