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2 hrs ago | KAZR-FM Des Moines


THIS DAY IN 1981: MTV made its debut on cable stations across the U.S. The first video played was "Video Killed the Radio Star" by the Buggles.


Related Topix: Blues

7 hrs ago | Keighleynews.co.uk

SUNDAY at the Aire Do will as usual include headlining tribute acts

They will also be a fringe event with local bands and buskers playing around the site encouraging.


Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, B.B. King

20 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

Blessed to be blue: Shemekia Copeland comes to Bull Run

Two-time Grammy nominee Shemekiah Copeland, who opened for the Rolling Stones and shared the stage with Buddy Guy, B.B. King and Eric Clapton, will grace the Bull Run stage at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.


Related Topix: Shemekia Copeland, Blues, Pop/Rock, Mick Jagger, Black Entertainment, B.B. King

Wed Jul 30, 2014


July 30th

Buddy Guy is one of the titans of the blues, straddling traditional and modern forms, as well as musical generations.


Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, Buddy Guy, Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf


Midweek chart update: Eric Clapton competing with Ed Sheeran for Number One spot

Eric Clapton is competing with Ed Sheeran in the race for this week's Number One on the Official UK Albums Chart.


Related Topix: Blues, Pop/Rock, Ed Sheeran

Guitar World

Dear Guitar Hero: Buddy Guy Discusses Muddy Waters, Fender Strats,...

He's been called the greatest living guitarist by Eric Clapton, he's played with blues legends like Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf, and his new double album, Rhythm and Blues , is a powerhouse set with guest shots by Aerosmith, Kid Rock, Gary Clark Jr., Beth Hart and Keith Urban.


Related Topix: Blues, Muddy Waters, Black Entertainment, Buddy Guy, Howlin' Wolf

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Herald Gazette

The many facets of Johnny Winter

In the midst of the 1960s British invasion of blues-based artists such as Eric Clapton and even the Beatles, Johnny Winter was probably the first American blues artist I followed, until I discovered Chess Records by going to school outside of Chicago.


Related Topix: Blues, Johnny Winter, Switzerland, World News, Point Blank, TX

WMGI-FM Terre Haute

Eric Clapton pays musical tribute to long-time fri...

A year after the death of American cult singer-songwriter JJ Cale, his close friend Eric Clapton has launched a tribute with an album and documentary featuring the likes of Willie Nelson and Mark Knopfler.


Related Topix: J.J. Cale, Blues, Willie Nelson, Country

Mon Jul 28, 2014

USA Today

Listen Up: Eric Clapton, Jenny Lewis, Theory of a Deadman

Listen Up: Eric Clapton, Jenny Lewis, Theory of a Deadman Other notable releases this week.


Related Topix: Blues, Music, Entertainment

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Music Review: Mud Morganfield and Kim Wilson - 'For Pops (A Tribute to Muddy Waters)'

While some tout 2015 as being Muddy Waters ' 100th anniversary, there's doubt just when McKinley Morganfield was born.


Related Topix: Blues, Muddy Waters, Kim Wilson, Issaquena County, MS, Music, Entertainment

Sun Jul 27, 2014

KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

40 Years Ago: Eric Clapton Releases '461 Ocean Boulevard'

Perhaps the best way to describe guitar legend Eric Clapton in July of 1974, as he prepared to unveil his watershed solo LP, '461 Ocean Boulevard,' was as a "wanted man."


Related Topix: Blues, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Pop/Rock, The Yardbirds, The Cream


'Guardians of the Galaxy,' Lakewood Arts Festival, TubaSummer and Eric Clapton: Pop 10

From left, Zoe Saldana, Rocket Racoon , Chris Pratt, Groot and Dave Bautista in a scene from "Guardians Of The Galaxy."


Related Topix: Guardians of the Galaxy, Galaxy, Blues, Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Hot Chicks, Entertainment


New music being released July 29

* Jenny Lewis, "The Voyager" - The former Rilo Kiley frontwoman's third solo album and first in six years.


Related Topix: Blues, Music, Entertainment

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The City Wire

Robert Cray Heats Up The Auditorium in August

Eureka Springs wraps up the summer with one of the hottest Blues guitar legends around.


Related Topix: Blues, Robert Cray, Eureka Springs, AR, Black Entertainment, B.B. King

Fri Jul 25, 2014


Eric Clapton - The Cream Of Clapton [Full Album]

One reason that I really like compilation albums like this one is that they allow you to take a nice survey of an artist work.


Related Topix: Blues, Pop/Rock, The Cream

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Eric Clapton speaks up for J.J. Cale

San Diego, CA _ Spotlight-shunning singer-songwriter J.J. Cale shared the stage with legendary guitarist Eric Clapton, a longtime fan, at the San Diego Sports Arena on March 15, 2007.


Related Topix: Blues, J.J. Cale, Valley Center, CA, Encinitas, CA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WJZW-FM Washington

Listen to Song from Eric Clapton's Upcoming JJ Cale Tribute Album, "The Breeze," Online Now

Eric Clapton 's star-studded JJ Cale tribute album The Breeze won't be released until this Tuesday, but you can preview a couple of tracks from the collection now at different locations on the Internet.


Related Topix: Blues, Pop/Rock, Dire Straits, Mark Knopfler


Entertainment venue promoters lament death of music icon

LOW NOTES: Johnny Winter was scheduled to bring his tour, in support of his forthcoming "Step Back" disc, to the Granite State, prompting entertainment venue officials to talk about the holes left in show lineups, as well as in the hearts of music enthusiasts.


Related Topix: Blues, Johnny Winter, Plymouth, NH, Londonderry, NH, Marketing, Theater, Arts

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Dagwoods play classic rock at Vartanyan Estate Winery

Darrel Mendelsohn on lead guitar, Jim Byrnes on keyboards, Doug Hyldahl on bass and Jon Olsen on drums - play hit songs from the '70s to today, covering classic rock, country, soul, rhythm and blues by the Beatles, Eric Clapton, Rolling Stones, Steve Miller, Fleetwood Mac, Roy Orbison and others.


Related Topix: Blues, Roy Orbison, Pop/Rock

Northwest Music Scene

Concert Review: Albert Lee at Jazz Alley

What happens when you're able to see and hear one of the greatest session guitar players in the world? Albert Lee may not be a common name but when researching his body of work, over 60 listings came up on the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame website and hundreds of recording credits to his name.


Related Topix: Blues, J.J. Cale