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  1. Stourbridge blues star Ian Parker to launch new albumRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Stourbridgenews.co.uk

    STOURBRIDGE singer songwriter star Ian Parker is set to return to his blues roots with the release of a new album which will feature a tribute to late Cream bassman Jack Bruce. Parker, whose last blues album was released back in 2008, will be launching his latest work Politik Blues - which features a song dedicated to Bruce who died in October - on Monday April 13. The cover of Cream's Politician and a re-working of Woodstock Festival star Richie Haven's Freedom, which also features on Politik Blues, marks the first time Ian has recorded covers in the studio.

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  2. More Than an Album CoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Atlantic

    The designer for Boston's eponymous 1976 record is baffled that it became iconic - but for rockers of the era, the art ingeniously complemented the music. Boston's hit song "More Than a Feeling" has long been a frequent presence on movie soundtracks and at wedding receptions.

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  3. Scott Mathews on Producing: It's About TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Guitar Player

    I recently talked with a pal who found a young artist he thought I would flip for and want to produce. My friend is a passionate music fan, attends tons of shows, and his observations are often amazing, because, technically, he knows nothing about music or musicians.

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  4. Watch Randy Bachman Play Some 'Heavy Blues': Exclusive Video PremiereRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    Former Bachman-Turner Overdrive mastermind Randy Bachman will release his latest solo album, Heavy Blues , on April 15. And today we're pleased to present the video premiere for the title track, which you can watch above. As Bachman told us during a recent chat, the "heavy" was an important piece of the puzzle when it came to recording the new songs.

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  5. Jack Bruce Tribute Concert Scheduled for OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    An eclectic assortment of artists is scheduled to gather in honor of Jack Bruce for a tribute concert to be held on the one-year anniversary of his death . The show, titled "Sunshine of Your Love: A Concert Celebrating the Life & Music of Jack Bruce," is being held Oct. 24 as a fundraiser in support of East Anglia Children's Hospices , a charity dear to Bruce whose mission statement includes support for families and care for children and young people with life-threatening conditions across the U.K. communities of Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk.

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  6. Jack Bruce Tribute Concert Scheduled for October: Ginger Baker,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | WWWM-FM Toledo

    The initial lineup for a Jack Bruce tribute concert has been announced, and it includes the Cream bassist's former bandmate, Ginger Baker, on drums. Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull, Vernon Reid of Living Colour and Joss Stone of Superheavy are also scheduled to perform at Sunshine of Your Love: A Concert Celebrating the Life & Music of Jack Bruce on Oct. 24. According to Ultimate Classic Rock, more performers will be announced.

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  7. Jack Bruce Tribute Concert Scheduled for October: Ginger Baker, Vernon Reid and Joss Stone Will PerformRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | WWWQ-FM Atlanta

    The initial lineup for a Jack Bruce tribute concert has been announced, and it includes the Cream bassist's former bandmate, Ginger Baker, on drums. Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull, Vernon Reid of Living Colour and Joss Stone of Superheavy are also scheduled to perform at Sunshine of Your Love: A Concert Celebrating the Life & Music of Jack Bruce on Oct. 24. According to Ultimate Classic Rock, more performers will be announced.

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  8. Blues You Can Use: Jack Bruce at the CrossroadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Bass Player

    THIS MONTH, WE TAKE ANOTHER LOOK AT Jack Bruce's work with the supergroup Cream, this time from the 2005 reunion concerts at the Royal Albert Hall. Last month we examined what Jack played behind Eric Clapton's first two solo choruses on the Robert Johnson classic "Crossroads."

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  9. Hey Drum Heads! Author Tony Barrell Thinks Drummers Are MisunderstoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | WAAF-FM Brighton

    How many drummers does it take to write a book about drummers? Answer: None. Despite not being a drummer, author Tony Barrell has written a great book called " Born To Drum: The Truth About The World's Greatest Drummers ".

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  10. Eric Clapton to Release New Compilation, "Forever Man," Next MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | WJZW-FM Washington

    ... and B.B. King -- "Anyway the Wind Blows" and "Riding with the King." The second CD contains concert renditions of the Cream classics "Badge," "Sunshine of Your Love" and "White Room," Clapton's memorable unplugged version of "Layla," and ...

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  11. Jack Bruce Tribute Concert Slated For OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | JamBase

    A number of musicians who both performed with and were influenced by the late Jack Bruce will come together for a benefit concert in his honor on the first anniversary of his death - October 24. Jack's Cream bandmate, drummer Ginger Baker , is among those scheduled to perform at London's Roundhouse for "Sunshine Of Your Love: A Concert Celebrating The Life And Music Of Jack Bruce." Radio.com reports that Ginger Baker will be joined on the lineup for the tribute by Joss Stone, Phil Manzanera, Ian Anderson, Vernon Reid, Mark King, Liam Bailey, Fiona Bevan and Jack Bruce's Big Blues Band .

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  12. Jack Bruce Tribute Concert Featuring Ginger Baker, Ian Anderson &...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | WIMZ-FM Knoxville

    A star-studded tribute show saluting late Cream singer/bassist Jack Bruce has been scheduled for October 24 at the famed London venue the Roundhouse. Among the many respected musicians confirmed to take part in the event, dubbed Sunshine of Your Love: A Concert Celebrating the Life and Music of Jack Bruce, are Cream drummer Ginger Baker , Jethro Tull 's Ian Anderson , Roxy Music 's Phil Manzanera , Living Colour 's Vernon Reid , Level 42 's Mark King , British soul singer Joss Stone and others.

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    Tuesday Mar 17 | WJZW-FM Washington

    A star-studded tribute show saluting late Cream singer/bassist Jack Bruce has been scheduled for October 24 at the famed London venue the Roundhouse. Among the many respected musicians confirmed to take part in the event, dubbed Sunshine of Your Love: A Concert Celebrating the Life and Music of Jack Bruce, are Cream drummer Ginger Baker , Jethro Tull 's Ian Anderson , Roxy Music 's Phil Manzanera , Living Colour 's Vernon Reid , Level 42 's Mark King , British soul singer Joss Stone and others.

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  14. Eric Clapton celebrating 70 at Madison Square GardenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Music-News.com

    Eric Clapton is hitting the bit 7-0 on March 30 and has set two Madison Square Garden dates as the first shows of his next decade. Clapton has tentatively scheduled the shows for May 1 and 2; however, depending on the NBA playoffs, one of the shows may be moved to May 3. Madison Square Garden is the venue in the U.S. where Clapton has played the most shows, including a number of reunion performances with Cream, with the new dates being the 46th and 47th of his career.

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  15. AP120414067567Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | KUQL-FM Mitchell

    At various times, the band included future Rolling Stones members Mick Jagger and Charlie Watts. Another member was Jack Bruce, who later became the bassist for Cream.

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  16. Jack Bruce tribute gig for hospicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | BBC News

    A tribute concert in memory of the late Cream singer and bassist Jack Bruce will raise money for children's hospices. Artists playing include ex-Cream drummer Ginger Baker, Roxy Music's Phil Manzanera, Joss Stone and Nitin Sawhney, who will be musical director.

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  17. Ginger Baker Leads Jack Bruce Tribute ConcertRead the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | WENN Blog

    Ginger Baker is set to perform at a tribute concert honoring his Cream bandmate Jack Bruce in October. The drummer will celebrate Bruce's life and music career at the Sunshine Of Your Love gig on 24 October, a day before the first anniversary of his bandmate's death.

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  18. Simon Ingram: Between The Sunset And The Sea - A View Of 16 British...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | Sunday Herald

    The subtitle preposition is slightly misleading and so, perhaps, is the use of 'view', for this is a view from the mountains, and from the viewpoint of a climber rather than someone who admires through binoculars from a convenient lay-by or simply buys a Colin Prior enlargement for the lounge wall. The subtitle preposition is slightly misleading and so, perhaps, is the use of 'view', for this is a view from the mountains, and from the viewpoint of a climber rather than someone who admires through binoculars from a convenient lay-by or simply buys a Colin Prior enlargement for the lounge wall.

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  19. George Harrison and Eric Clapton Guitars Head for the Auction Block in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Guitar Player

    Guitars owned by musical pals George Harrison and Eric Clapton will be coming up for auction in May. Julien's Auctions has announced that two guitars owned and played by the musicians will be in its Music Icons Auction event to be held at Hard Rock Cafe New York on May 15 and 16, beginning at 10 a.m. The auction also includes memorabilia from the Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, Frank Zappa, AC/DC and others, as well as guitars owned by Vinnie Vincent. The George Harrison guitar is his 1963 Maton Mastersound electric.

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  20. Eric Clapton in Announcing Two New York Shows Stirs Up Retirement TalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Guitar Player

    Eric Clapton has talked in recent years of retiring when he turns 70. That day is coming this March 30-which makes his decision to play two dates in New York this May all the more intriguing. On Wednesday, Clapton announced he'll play New York City's Madison Square Garden on May 1 and 2. Up until now, the guitarist's only scheduled dates for 2015 have been at the Royal Albert Hall in London, where he'll perform seven shows between March 14 and 23. a Clapton has not announced any other U.S. dates yet, and it's not certain just what to expect given his past statements about retirement.

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