Eric Clapton

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Pete Brown obituary
Poet, musician and lyricist who co-wrote some of Cream’s greatest hits including I Feel Free and Sunshine of Your Love

Chris Welch

01, Jun, 2023 @10:49 AM

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Jim Gordon obituary
Accomplished rock drummer of the 1960s and 70s who played with George Harrison and Eric Clapton

Richard Williams

17, Mar, 2023 @4:45 PM

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Heart full of soul: the maverick genius of Jeff Beck, the ‘guitarist’s guitarist’ | Alexis Petridis
He began with bubblegum pop in the Yardbirds, then moved on to psychedelia, funk, jazz fusion, even techno – but no matter what the genre, Beck was always ahead of the curve

Alexis Petridis

11, Jan, 2023 @10:35 PM

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Nil By Mouth review – Gary Oldman’s overwhelming study of family violence
It’s unsurprising the actor has yet to direct another film after giving so much to this blistering debut, acted at full tilt by a remarkable cast

Peter Bradshaw

03, Nov, 2022 @9:00 AM

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‘Clapton turned incredibly pale when Jimi began to play’: Brian Auger, the Swinging 60s’ pop Zelig
The keys wizard played with Rod Stewart and turned down Hendrix but has never enjoyed the renown of his peers. At 82, on the cusp of a new reissue collection, his passion is undimmed

Garth Cartwright

08, Mar, 2022 @8:20 AM

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Eric Clapton to waive legal costs against woman who attempted to sell single bootlegged CD
The artist’s management have issued a clarifying statement after the singer attracted criticism over the David v Goliath win

Kelly Burke

23, Dec, 2021 @5:39 AM

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Eric Clapton wins legal case against woman selling bootleg live CD for £8.45
Rock star wins case against German woman who says her late husband bought the disc at a popular department store in the 80s

Laura Snapes and Philip Oltermann

17, Dec, 2021 @4:45 PM

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‘British blues will survive the apocalypse!’: how the underground scene kept its groove
Seventy years ago, the blues arrived on these shores and transformed the musical landscape. Today, it lives in the shadow of the genres it inspired – but the scene is still thriving

Garth Cartwright

10, Sep, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Eric Clapton releases song seen as criticising official response to Covid
This Has Gotta Stop lines include ‘I can’t take this BS any longer’ and follows negative comments about restrictions

Kevin Rawlinson

29, Aug, 2021 @4:18 PM

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Eric Clapton refuses to play venues that require proof of vaccination
Clapton says he won’t perform for a ‘discriminated audience’ after vaccination passports made mandatory for clubs and venues this autumn

Laura Snapes

22, Jul, 2021 @10:05 AM

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Rockin' in the free world? Inside the rightwing takeover of protest music
It’s easy to laugh at hardcore patriots misunderstanding Bruce Springsteen’s Born in the USA, but such appropriation is increasingly widespread – and dangerously twisting the truth

Luke Ottenhof

13, Apr, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Queen and David Bowie recorded Cream covers in Under Pressure sessions
A new interview with Roger Taylor and Brian May reveals the existence of recordings born from a boozy Swiss jam session

Laura Snapes

11, Mar, 2021 @11:00 AM

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