Eric Clapton

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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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Christopher Eccleshall obituary
Other lives: Guitar-maker to the stars in the 1970s, including David Bowie and Rory Gallagher

Morwenna Del Mar

09, Oct, 2020 @10:13 AM

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We miss you, Jimi Hendrix. You were greater than 'God'
Fifty years after the guitarist’s death, his discordant, soulful music remains extraordinary

Kenan Malik

20, Sep, 2020 @5:45 AM

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Rise of illicit activity in our back gardens | Brief letters
Brief letters: The Tories | Johnson’s Scotland visit | Lawbreaking saxophonists | God | Plebs


24, Jul, 2020 @3:09 PM

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A higher power than Bach and Brahms | Brief letters
Brief letters: Jeff Bezos | 1970s food | Musicians and God | Newspaper paywalls


23, Jul, 2020 @4:44 PM

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Ginger Baker, wild and brilliant Cream drummer, dies aged 80
Drummer who straddled jazz, blues and rock ‘passed away peacefully’

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

06, Oct, 2019 @7:09 PM

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Ginger Baker obituary
Trailblazing drummer who performed alongside Eric Clapton and Jack Bruce in the 1960s rock supergroup Cream

Adam Sweeting

06, Oct, 2019 @1:55 PM

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Eric Clapton: Happy Xmas review – the ghost of Christmas songs past
This effects-heavy standards album is baffling: it never heats up, festively speaking

Laura Snapes

14, Dec, 2018 @2:00 PM

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Slowhand by Philip Norman review – Eric Clapton and the years of excess
The rock star secured fame by bringing US southern music to a new audience. Then the unrestrained hedonism began

Richard Williams

08, Nov, 2018 @9:00 AM

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Readers recommend playlist: songs about being lost
A reader finds a way through your suggestions, meeting Chet Baker, the Clash and Eric Clapton along the way

Samantha Birchard

28, Jun, 2018 @11:00 AM

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Heart of gold: Neil Young's online archives are a revolution in fandom
The ornery singer-songwriter’s new online venture soups up the CD boxset with digital user-friendliness – and points the way to a new kind of music obsession

Michael Hann

04, Jun, 2018 @9:00 AM

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