With his 19th solo album and first in five years, Eric Clapton’s new CD “Clapton” is a brilliantly laid back and emotionally powerful musical release
Guitar icon and three time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee has released “Clapton,” his 19th solo studio album.
The emphasis of the concert was on Beck’s new album, “Emotion & Commotion”
Jamie Oldaker is one of rock ’n’ roll’s great journeyman drummers, having played with Freddie King, Leon Russell, Bob Seger, Eric Clapton, Peter Frampton, and Ace Frehley, among others.
Not exactly the picture of health these days, with his thin, frail frame ravaged by past drug abuse and time, the 63-year-old Johnny Winter is still capable of knocking out crowds every night with a dizzying array of electric blues-rock punches.
Solomon Burke’s fourth album of this new millennium continues the comeback established with 2002’s aptly titled Don’t Give Up On Me, an album that reclaimed his standing as one of the most stirring singers on the planet.
Eric Clapton will join Jeff Beck on tour for select dates.
The year’s-end release of Five Live Yardbirds coincided with The Yardbirds’ most prestigious outing yet — a place on the bill for The Beatles’ Christmas concerts at the Hammersmith Odeon. Backstage, The Yardbirds came face to face with their immediate future, in the form of a quietly spoken young Mancunian named Graham Gouldman, who had written a song he thought they might like.
The Yardbirds’ career was now barreling along, but guitarist Eric Clapton wasn’t happy with the non-stop manic enthusiasm of the band’s stage act. "Slowhand" itched to return to the basics of blues.
The Yardbirds’ following was growing as word spread among fans. No matter where they played, their devoted audience would follow — and the audience brought their own excitement.