Eric Clapton

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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

Letters

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

Letters

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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Record Store Day 2018: the exclusive releases in full
From Abba to Zero 7, the 500 singles, EPs, LPs and cassettes released for the annual celebration of independent record shops

Guardian music

07, Mar, 2018 @2:57 PM

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Eric Clapton: Life in 12 Bars review – mournful tonight
A documentary of Eric Clapton’s tragic-tinged life lacks the verve and brilliance of the guitarist’s celebrated playing

Wendy Ide

14, Jan, 2018 @8:00 AM

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