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Eric Clapton

Eric Clapton Sets Release Date For New Tour Documentary

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Eric Clapton is moving to television. The 69-year-old guitarist just released an album - The Breeze: An Appreciation of JJ Cale - that hit No. 2 on the charts, and Rolling Stone announced that Clapton will also be releasing a new tour documentary this fall.READ MORE

Tom Petty is at least mildly pleased.

Tom Petty Finally Gets Billboard No. 1; Eric Clapton, 'Guardians of The Galaxy' and 5 Seconds of Summer Perform Strongly

Genres 12:13PM EDT

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers have been around for a while but he never gave up, and now he's been rewarded with his first no. 1 debut on the Billboard 200.READ MORE

Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran 'X' Tops UK Album Chart Again: 'Dont' Singer Beats Out New Releases from Eric Clapton, Tom Petty

Genres 12:42PM EDT

It seems as though Ed Sheeran is totally unstoppable in his homeland. For the sixth week in a row, the "Don't" singer is topping the U.K. album charts with his new album x, beating out releases from the popular rockers who came before him, Eric Clapton and Tom Petty.READ MORE

The Smiths -

10 Albums That Close With Their Shortest Song: The Beatles, The Smiths, And More

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Many musicians have a natural inclination to close out albums or concerts with their biggest number (see: Purple Rain), but these ten artists did just the opposite, by placing the shortest track on the album at the very end.READ MORE

Eric Clapton

[LISTEN] Eric Clapton, John Mayer: ‘Layla’ Singer Unveils Audio For ‘Don’t Wait’ From Upcoming Album ‘The Breeze' Featuring Katy Perry’s Ex

Genres 11:50AM EDT

Just yesterday, Music Times reported that the legendary Eric Clapton unveiled the audio for two tracks off his new album The Breeze: An Appreciation of JJ Cale – “Cajun Moon” and “Call Me The Breeze.” And now, he’s released “Don’t Wait,” which features the always-entertaining ex-of Katy Perry, John Mayer.READ MORE

Eric Clapton

[LISTEN] Eric Clapton Releases Audio Of ‘Cajun Moon’ & ‘Call Me The Breeze’ For JJ Cale Cover Album, Welcomes In John Mayer, Tom Petty And Willie Nelson

Genres 12:14PM EDT

This coming July 29 will mark the release date of Eric Clapton’s forthcoming studio album, The Breeze. The record is an LP of tunes originally recorded by the recently deceased JJ Cale.READ MORE

Genesis

7 Bands That Spawned Multiple Prominent Solo Careers: Genesis, Wu-Tang Clan, And More

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Many bands would be lucky enough to have just one immensely talented artist to carry them to success, but these seven bands had two (or sometimes more) musicians in their ranks who would go on to achieve success on their own.READ MORE

Paul McCartney gets money.

Glastonbury 2015, Based on Michael Eavis Hints: Paul McCartney, David Bowie and Eric Clapton All on Table

Genres 15:45PM EDT

Glastonbury has just ended and of course founder and organizer Michael Eavis is already leading us on about who'll be playing next year. He dropped some hints at the annual Sunday morning press conference that allow us to limit the field down quite a bit, but not enough to guarantee anything. One thing's for sure: It still isn't Prince, yet.READ MORE

Eric Clapton

Eric Clapton May Retire from The Road...Don't Expect Cream Reunion Either

Genres 14:15PM EDT

The Who have announced 2014 to be their last year on the road, Motley Crue has legally documented that it shan't tour anymore after its current run, and now it seems Eric Clapton, one of the most acclaimed guitarists in history, might be opting for the same plan. Slowhand told Uncut magazine that he may quit the road following his current engagements.READ MORE

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Eric Clapton Walks Off Stage During Show, Apologizes to Fans

Genres 10:39AM EDT

During last night’s June 22 gig in Glasgow, Scotland, the legendary Eric Clapton reportedly stormed off stage during his performance of “Cocaine” and abruptly ended the show due to a “technical issue,” which, of course, came with a hefty amount of boos and cries of displeasure.READ MORE

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5 Musicians With Two Equally Famous Bands: Dave Grohl, Eric Clapton, And More

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Plenty of musicians join more than one band throughout their careers, but most of them end up being associated with just one band. That's why Paul McCartney is always referred to as a member of the Beatles, and not a member of Wings. However, there are some artists who are lucky enough to have been members of two different bands that are equally as famous or influential. Here are five artists that are equally known for two different bands.READ MORE

David Bowie as the Thin White Duke, 1976

6 Famous Musicians Accused of Racism: Bob Dylan, David Bowie, and more

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In an email sent to Pitchfork yesterday, drummer Kliph Scurlock explained why he was fired from the Flaming Lips, blaming singer Wayne Coyne and accusing him of racism. In our increasingly progressive society, accusations of racism are thrown around quite often, and as this story shows, even great musicians are subject to it. Here are six other great artists who have been accused of racism.READ MORE

'East' by Nathan East

Nathan East, the bassist behind 'Get Lucky,' finally gets spotlight on 'East' with help from Eric Clapton and Stevie Wonder

Genres 15:29PM EDT

Society always celebrates the records that top the Billboard 200 album chart. Back of The Billboards is a Music Times weekly segment that looks at the opposite end: the new record that finished closest to the back of the Billboard 200 for the previous week. We hope to give a fighting chance to the bands you haven't heard of.READ MORE

Buckwheat Zydeco Carries The Standard for Creole Music, To The Disappointment of His Teenage Self

Interviews 16:33PM EDT

Buckwheat Zydeco is the foremost name in the zydeco genre and frontman Stanley Dural gives the accordion everything it can handle. Now that Dural's brought his style to the music of Eric Clapton, Paul Simon and others, he can admit freely that he used to hate the Creole style he now represents. READ MORE

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