Richard Kay: Eric Clapton's next gig: as a grandfather
Best remembered for his hell-raising and womanising ways as a guitar 'god', former first-division wild man of rock Eric Clapton is about to achieve a rather more sedate sobriquet: grandad.
Sat May 18, 2013
A-Infos Radio Project
All Time Top Ten: Episode 70 - Top Ten Rock N Roll Producers w/Michael Woodrum, Segment 1
Description: Some of the biggest hitmakers in rock n roll history are not lead singers, guitar players, or songwriters, although many of this week's featured artists do all of these things and more.
Fri May 17, 2013
West Hawaii Today
Paint it blue
Two living legends of British blues, John Mayall and Kim Simmonds, will take the stage Saturday night at the Honokaa People's Theater as part of a four-night, four-island tour billed as "The British Blues Explosion." The 79-year-old Mayall is a legendary vocalist and multi-instrumentalist whose Bluesbreakers served as a springboard for numerous ... (more)
Thu May 16, 2013
Eric Clapton to be a...
Actress/model KELLY BROOK is facing almost 500 in fines after failing to renew the road tax licence on her luxury vehicle.
Wed May 15, 2013
Little Games: Jimmy Page's Five Best Guitar Solos with The Yardbirds
Before he wielded the hammer of the gods - and a Les Paul - as a member of mighty Led Zeppelin, Jimmy Page was a Telecaster-wielding Yardbird.
Tue May 14, 2013
Jeff Moehlis: John Mayall Bringing the Blues to Town
John Mayall has been called "The Father of British Blues," with good reason. As bandleader and songwriter for John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers , he was instrumental in launching the British blues boom in the 1960s.
John Mayer Announces An Additional London October 2013 Show At...
John Mayer has recently announced that he will be touring for the first time in nearly 3 years.
Sat May 11, 2013
Van Morrison Guests With Eric Clapton In Belfast
Guitarist Eric Clapton brought his world tour to the Odyssey Arena in Belfast, Northern Ireland last night.
Fri May 10, 2013
Why Does the Press Still Take the Heritage Foundation Seriously?
I must have done something nice for someone at some point in my life because fate rewarded me with a last minute ticket to the annual benefit show presented at the Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center featuring the complete orchestra together with Crosby, Stills and Nash.
Buddy Guy honored at NARM Music Biz Awards
Buddy Guy has earned another hefty trophy, adding to a crowded mantle. NARM presented Guy its prestigious Chairman's Award for Sustained Creative Achievement Thursday night in Los Angeles.
Thu May 09, 2013
Will the real Robert Johnson please stand up?
The longer you live in this world, the more you come to realize that everything you think you know for certain to be true is in fact, wrong.
That's Chuck Leavell, not chocolate milk: In concert with the stellar pianist
Keyboard maestro Chuck Leavell appeared onstage last night with The Rolling Stones during the midst of their 50 & Counting tour in San Jose, Calif.
Wed May 08, 2013
VIDEO: Hugh Laurie's blues
Actor and musician Hugh Laurie interviews one of his musical heroes, Chris Barber - a man he credits with introducing many black blues singers to UK audiences in the 1950s and '60s. Internationally known as a traditional jazz trombone player, Barber says British audiences immediately loved performers like Muddy Waters who influenced the first ... (more)
Carlos Santana Honored in Las Vegas
The House of Blues Las Vegas inducted Carlos Santana into its Blues God Ceiling Tuesday.
Mon May 06, 2013
Something Else! Reviews
Even today, Pattie Boyd can't choose between Eric Clapton, the Beatles' George Harrison
As Pattie Boyd talks about old photos of George Harrison and Eric Clapton, she remains - perhaps appropriately, given that she was the inspiration for Clapton's love-lorn "Layla" - unable to decide which had been more inspirational.
The Journey - Tommy Fleming
A singer described as the "voice of Ireland" found musical inspiration not only from his homeland but on the snacefloor with some 1970s disco We feature some amazing voices every Monday when we take a musical journey to find out the moments that stand out as milestones in the lives of some of our favourite artists.
Thu May 02, 2013
Something Else! Reviews
'Everybody brings their own thing': John Oates finds new...
For years, John Oates was known for his work with Daryl Hall. These days, he's working with a dizzying array of big-name collaborators - from Vince Gill to Hot Chelle Rae, not to mention producers for Taylor Swift and Eric Clapton.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Producers of Eric Clapton Documentary Project Asking Fans to Submit Rare Audio, Video, Memorabilia
The producers of a long-in-the works authorized movie project focusing on Eric Clapton are asking fans for some help to complete the documentary.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
The Georgia Straight
Taj Mahal's not going away
Taj Mahal calls from a tour stop in Phoenix, it's been just a few days since he played Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival at Madison Square Garden in New York.
The A list: A look at the 10 best rock albums of 1977
Earlier this month we looked at the Best Rock Albums of 1976 . This week we move forward to 1977 to what may have been the ultimate year in rock and roll.Three of the top eight selling records of all time were released that year.