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  1. Extra dates and tickets announced for Eric Clapton 70th birthday gigs at the Royal Albert HallRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    Tickets went on sale this morning to see Eric Clapton live on stage in London for four nights as part of the celebrations for the former Cream star's 70th birthday. Fresh from talk of his possible retirement, the legendary guitarist will be celebrating turning 70 on 30 March next year, with four concerts planned at the Royal Albert Hall in May. Clapton will be accompanied by his band members Paul Carrack, Steve Gadd, Nathan East, Chris Stainton, Sharon White and Michelle John.

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  2. Eric Clapton tickets for 70th birthday gigs at the Royal Albert Hall on sale todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mirror.co.uk

    Tickets are on sale this morning to see Eric Clapton live on stage in London for four nights as part of the celebrations for the former Cream star's 70th birthday. Fresh from talk of his possible retirement, the legendary guitarist will be celebrating turning 70 on 30 March next year, with four concerts planned at the Royal Albert Hall in May. Clapton will be accompanied by his band members Paul Carrack, Steve Gadd, Nathan East, Chris Stainton, Sharon White and Michelle John.

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  3. Cream Vinyl Box Set Releasing November 24thRead the original story

    Thursday | Guitar Player

    Cream: 1966 - 1972 , Cream's six studio and live LPs are being brought together in a boxed set for the first time by Universal Music Enterprises. Each LP will have exact reproductions of original artwork to retain authenticity, and will be pressed in 180-gram heavyweight audiophile vinyland contained in a rigid slipcase box.

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  4. CREAM: 6-LP Vinyl Box AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | 96.1 The Rocket

    All four of their studio albums and both of their live LPs will be released by Universal on November 24th as a box set pressed on high quality vinyl aimed at audiophiles. In just three years of recording and touring, Jack Bruce, Eric Clapton and Ginger Baker crafted a unique brand of blues-rock that expanded the horizons of contemporary music.

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  5. High-Quality Vinyl Versions of Cream's Classic Albums Collected in New Box SetRead the original story

    Thursday | WJZW-FM Washington

    A new vinyl box set featuring all of Cream 's studio and live albums released during the 1960s and early '70s will hit stores on November 24. Cream: 19661972 includes six albums in all: the British power trio's 1966 debut, Fresh Cream ; 1967's Disraeli Gears ; the 1968 chart-topping double LP, Wheels of Fire ; the band's 1969 swan song, Goodbye ; and two archival live discs issued after the group's breakup, 1970's Live Cream and 1972's Live Cream Volume II . Featuring the impressive lineup of singer/guitarist Eric Clapton , singer/bassist Jack Bruce and drummer Ginger Baker , Cream created a vastly influential body of work during its short life by combining elements of the blues, jazz and rock with experimental psychedelic sounds.

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  6. CREAM 1966-1972 a " Vinyl Boxed Set of British Rock Trioa s Studio and...Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Business Wire

    Universal Music Enterprises is proud to present Cream: 1966 - 1972 , Cream's six studio and live LPs brought together in a boxed set for the first time. Set for November 24, 2014 release, each LP will have exact reproductions of original artwork to retain authenticity, and will be pressed in 180-gram heavyweight audiophile vinyl The British rock supergroup was formed in 1966, and consisted of bassist/singer Jack Bruce, drummer Ginger Baker, and guitarist/singer Eric Clapton.

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  7. The Four Levels of the BluesRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Guitar Player

    As the 12-bar blues progression has been interpreted many different ways over the last century by electric guitarists, and a thorough study of the vast stylistic differences is extensive. A straight I-IV-V progression can be as primitive or as sophisticated as the player wants, depending on the context of the musical situation.

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  8. Crosstown TrafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | The Austin Chronicle

    Jimi: All Is by My Side , the new Jimi Hendrix film, screened on Saturday, Oct. 12, and was followed by a conversation afterward with writer/director John Ridley and the film's leading man AndrA Benjamin , aka AndrA 3000 of Outkast .

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  9. Music historian catalogues Leonard Cohen's musical historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The Jewish Journal

    Like many of us, author Harvey Kubernik first heard Leonard Cohen through his interpreters. Judy Collins recorded Cohen's cryptic "Suzanne" and the sardonic suicide ode "Dress Rehearsal Rag" on her 1966 "In My Life" album.

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  10. BBC Radio 6 Music's Alternative JukeboxRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Music-News.com

    Some tracks may have had commercial success, but have done so while managing to shift the course of contemporary music in a way that shows a musical impact beyond their chart position. These songs have been carefully chosen by BBC Radio 6 Music producers and presenters.

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  11. elvisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    THIS DAY IN 1992: The U.S. Postal Service announced a commemorative stamp booklet that included rock legends Bill Haley, Buddy Holly, Elvis Presley and Ritchie Valens, plus R&B stars Clyde McPhatter, Otis Redding and Dinah Washington. 1966: Cream drummer Ginger Baker collapsed after performing a 20-minute drum solo in Sussex, England.

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  12. Level 42's Mark King on his 3million thumb, being starstruck and tarty guitars ahead of BluesFestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 4 | Guardian-series.co.uk

    Ahead of Level 42's performance at BluesFest, the band's lead singer and bassist Mark King discusses tarty bass guitars, being starstruck and his A 3million thumb with Amie Mulderrig. Level 42 are set to go on tour on October 4 are you ready? We've spent the last three weeks in the studio, because we've got a lot of new material in the set.

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  13. Jimi: All Is by My SideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | The Austin Chronicle

    Rated R, 118 min. Directed by John Ridley. Starring AndrA Benjamin, Imogen Poots, Hayley Atwell, Ruth Negga, Andrew Buckley, Oliver Bennett.

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  14. 'Jimi: All Is By My Side' is John Ridley's new movie about Hendrix before fameRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Examiner.com

    Ridley is best known for his Academy Award win last year for Best Adapted Screenplay for "12 Years a Slave." In this film, "Jimi: All Is By My Side " Ridley wrote and directs.

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  15. 'Jimi: All Is By My Side: Hendrix, lost in a purple hazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | The Jersey Journal

    That whole gypsies-on-acid look, with the velvet and brocade and silk scarves. Those sly, half-mumbled, half-shouted vocals.

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  16. GIG: Do you remember The Who performing in Barry?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Penarth Times

    YOUR recent article on The Who coming back to Cardiff in December reminded me of a previous gig they did in the late 1960's. I was born and brought up in Penarth, and as I recall, I went to see them in the Memorial Hall Barry in 1968 or 1969.

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  17. Cream -- 'Badge'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Jalopnik

    Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we'll provide the jams. This is from Cream's 2005 reunion at Royal Albert Hall, a fantastic concert, I suggest you watch it.

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  18. New Photo Book Documents Eric Clapton's Musical Journey Since the 1980sRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | WJZW-FM Washington

    A new coffee-table book featuring high-quality photos of Eric Clapton performing at various concert events over the past 30-odd years has just been published. Journeyman: Eric Clapton -- A Photographic Narrative includes more than 150 images of the legendary guitar player snapped by acclaimed photographer Gene Shaw .

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  19. All Is By My Side reveals a less pleasant Jimi Hendrix experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Chicago Reader

    In a scene from the new biopic Jimi: All Is By My Side , a relatively unknown Jimi Hendrix, talking to someone on a pay phone at the London rock club the Bag O' Nails, jealously watches his British girlfriend leave with another man and, when she returns, beats her to the floor with the telephone receiver. The scene has ignited a firestorm of controversy: Kathy Etchingham, the woman in question, has called it a complete fabrication, and Charles R. Cross, author of Room Full of Mirrors: A Biography of Jimi Hendrix , has said the incident never happened, despite the fact that something very close to it appears in his own book.

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  20. Highland roots inspire Midlothian songwriterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Midlothian Today

    Set to record her debut album, the married mother of one from Bonnyrigg started out by strumming her guitar at pubs and festivals after falling in love with the local bluegrass scene. She told the Advertiser: "I just got chatting to folk and really loved the music.

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