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Eric Clapton Says He Still Intends to Retire from Road, Also Has Plans for New Album
Over the last year or so, Eric Clapton has commented in multiple interviews that he's planning on retiring from touring when he turns 70. The guitar legend, who will reach that milestone in March, now tells Rolling Stone he's still considering quitting the road in 2015.
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Fri Jul 18, 2014
Paul McCartney Says He'll Retire When He Feels Like It
Paul McCartney Says He'll Retire When He Feels Like It Posted by Joseph Lee on 07.18.2014 No one will tell him when to stop... In an interview with Rolling Stone , Paul McCartney said he plans to retire whenever he feels like it.
Blues guitar legend Johnny Winter found dead in Zurich
Legendary Texas blues man Johnny Winter has died at the age of 70. Known for his lighting-fast guitar riffs which put him in a class with Eric Clapton and Stevie Ray Vaughn, Winters was one of the most popular live acts during the 1970's until his addiction to heroin, methadone, prescription drugs and alcohol took its toll.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Blues legend Johnny Winter dies at 70 in Zurich
Texas blues legend Johnny Winter, known for his lightning-fast blues guitar riffs, his striking long white hair and his collaborations with the likes of Jimi Hendrix and childhood hero Muddy Waters, has died.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
The Florida Times-Union
Book review: 'One Way Out: The Inside History of the Allman Brothers Band' by Alan Paul
Alan Paul has a 25-year relationship with the Allman Brothers Band that began when Paul became the managing editor at the periodical Guitar World.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Blues icon John Mayall loves life on the road
You'd think a man who's counted among his bandmates everyone from Eric Clapton to Mick Fleetwood, and has shared the stage or studio with such stars as Buddy Guy, Otis Rush, Steve Miller, Jeff Healy and Billy Gibbons would be a little more measured in any praise he doles out about fellow musicians.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Eric Gales brings Hendrix-style skills to Briggs Farm
Briggs Farm Blues Festival featuring Eric Gales: July 11-12, Briggs Farm . $20-75.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
The Times of Israel
Throwback Thursday: Festival brings back Clapton and Hendrix
It's been 45 years since the muddy festivities at Woodstock, but the rockers who played onstage at Max Yasgur's farm continue to inspire generations of musicians, and fans.
WNDU-TV South Bend
Influential blues musician Buddy Guy to play at The Lerner Theatre
On Saturday, October 25, the historic Lerner Theatre hosts one of the most influential artists in the history of blues and rock 'n roll.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Everything is music with Lalah Hathaway. Whether she's introducing her band, directing the audience to her merchandise or reminding people how to pronounce her first name , Hathaway does it as if it's an extra verse or a bridge.
Is Robin Thicke's 'Paula' Creepy Or Sweet?
Those are just a few of the ways that Robin Thicke 's new album, Paula , out Tuesday, has been described by critics, bloggers, people who think it's just plain weird that the singer rush-recorded a whole album aimed at winning back his estranged wife, actress Paula Patton.
Critic's pick: Jack Bruce, 'Silver Rails,' and Ginger Baker, 'Why?'
For a surprisingly brief period in the late '60s, Jack Bruce and Ginger Baker were the rhythm section for the juggernaut trio Cream.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Something Else! Reviews
'It shook me to the core': Eric Clapton on how the Band changed everything
Eric Clapton already had one eye on the door with Cream when he heard the Band for the first time.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Erie Times News
"B. B. King: The Life of Riley" : Fellow Mississippian and blues lover Morgan Freeman narrates this warm film on the life of the great B.B. King.
Journal and Courier
Kyle Bledsoe is blues to the boneKyle Bledsoe is blues to the...
Kyle Bledsoe is blues to the bone Kyle Bledsoe is known in the Indiana blues-rock circuit for being blues to the bone.
KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud
Classic Rock New Music For July - Eric Clapton and Friends [VIDEO]
Paying homage to J.J.Cale, Eric Clapton brought in some friends to help with the recording of 'The Breeze .'
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Erie Times News
Blues guitarist Jeff Jensen lets it bleed
He listened to Led Zeppelin, which led him to Muddy Waters. He listened to Eric Clapton, which led him to Buddy Guy.
Bill Frisell's beach blanket guitar
Bill Frisell says of his new surf-influenced recording: “Part of this [project] is really personal for me and part of it is a research project, paying tribute to people who made that sound.” While people call Eric Clapton "Slowhand," the guitar god most deserving of that moniker is Bill Frisell.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Charlie Parker's was a hot spot
In today's trip down memory lane we go back to 1979, when Charlie Parker's bar was the most modern and trendy place in town to be seen.
Gary Clark Jr.: 'The New Hendrix' Won't Stop Adventuring
Welcome to Young Guns, our series exploring the most notable guitarists from the next generation of six-string legends.