Eric Clapton

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10/2/21-Clapton a Beatle?

Source: The Beatles almost sacked George Harrison and planned to replace him with Eric Clapton after the guitarist temporarily left the band. The news comes from unearthed interviews with band member John Lennon recorded in January 1969, as reported by the Daily Mail. In the tape, he says: "[Harrison is a ]festering wound and we allowed it to go deeper and we didn’t even give him any bandages." The […]

todayOctober 2, 2021


11/25/18-A Clapton Christmas!

Eric Clapton was inspired by Bob Dylan to create his own artwork for his new Christmas album. The guitar great wasn't planning on coming up with a holiday release when he started recording festive tunes, but he quickly realized he had enough for an album - and now he's joined the festive release rush with Happy Xmas. The album's cover features a scribble self-portrait of Eric dressed as Santa and […]

todayNovember 25, 2018


11/29/16-Eric Clapton to retire

It’s not unusual for an artist to say they are retiring and then drawing out that final tour for years. Eric Clapton is pushing his farewell into a second year but swears that “This is it. No more.” Clapton will play four U.S. shows, two in New York and two in Los Angeles, in 2017. Joining him for the dates will be special guests Gary Clark, Jr. and Jimmie Vaughan […]

todayNovember 29, 2016


2/19/16-George Harrison on new track!

The late George Harrison will be heard again on a new song from the upcoming Eric Clapton album ‘I Still Do’. According to George Varga at the San Diego Union Tribune the album features the mysterious Angelo Mysterioso on vocals and guitar on the track ‘I Will Be There’. Angelo Mysterioso was a pseudonym Harrison used to use. He was under that name when he was a guest guitarist of […]

todayFebruary 19, 2016


7/28/13- J.J. Cale Dead

J.J. Cale has died from a heart attack at the age of 74. The death of the legendary Grammy Award winning singer songwriter was announced on his Facebook page today. 'We've lost a great artist and a great person tonight. JJ Cale passed away at 8:00 pm on Friday July 26 at Scripps Hospital in La Jolla, CA. He had suffered a heart attack. There are no immediate plans for […]

todayJuly 28, 2013