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70 Years of Eric Clapton: Ranking Slowhand's Best Songs by Decade, Including 'Layla' and More

Eric Clapton has been one of the most renowned guitarists of all time (ranked no. 2 all time by Rolling Stone, behind only Jimi Hendrix), spreading his six-string and vocal work across bands such as The Yardbirds, John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers, ...

The Yardbirds Announce New Lineup, U.S. Tour Dates [SCHEDULE]

Jim McCarty has overseen several iterations of The Yardbirds, his famous British Invasion band that spawned Hall of Fame guitarists such as Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page. They've recently announced a new lineup and a new, U.S. tour.

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

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.

6 Artists Whose Second Band Was Superior: Jimmy Page, Ian MacKaye, and more

When a musician is kicked out of a high-profile band, or if that band breaks up, they can usually be expected to start another band soon afterwards. While these bands are rarely better than the old ones (see: Wings, Big Audio Dynamite), sometimes the ...

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