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4 weeks ago

Before You Accuse Me - Eric Clapton (Acoustic Guitar Lesson BS-501) (5.0 Stars · 7 Ratings)
In this guitar lesson we're checking out Before You Accuse Me by Eric Clapton, from the unplugged album. We're looking at a basic version for beginners and also the exact Intro and first verse that Clapton played on the album. The Justinguitar B...(more)
Guitar Lessons · 22:57 · Shared on 3/6/2015 by WholeNote
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6 weeks ago

Eric Clapton to Be Inducted in the Blues Hall of Fame (2/19/2015)
Eric Clapton has been tapped for induction in the Blues Hall of Fame. He joins Fifties rock and roller Little Richard and Atlanta blues singer Tommy Brown as a 2015 inductee. In selecting Clapton, the Blues Foundation noted not only his many mus...
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7 weeks ago

The Yardbirds Announce New Lineup — Including Pre-Eric Clapton Guitarist Top Topham — and 2015 Tour Dates (2/10/2015)
They've had Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page in their ranks—and let's not forget the late Gypie Mayo and Hellecasters guitarist Jerry Donahue. Now the Yardbirds are back in action, with a set of tour dates and a new lineup that features th...
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Oct 27 2014

Eric Clapton Premieres Jack Bruce Tribute Song, "For Jack" (10/27/2014)
As we reported over the weekend, former Cream bassist Jack Bruce died Saturday, October 25, at age 71. Earlier today, his former Bluesbreakers, Powerhouse and Cream bandmate, Eric Clapton, shared a brief instrumental track in honor of Bruce. You...
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Sep 1 2014

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Aug 8 2014

Is Eric Clapton's New 'Planes, Trains and Eric' DVD His Final Tour Document? (8/8/2014)
A forthcoming film of Eric Clapton's 2014 world tour might just be a document of the guitarist's final tour — ever. The DVD, which is titled Planes, Trains and Eric, documents the Far and Middle Eastern leg of Clapton's tour, intercutting backst...
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Jul 22 2014

Eric Clapton Premieres New Song, "Train to Nowhere," from J.J. Cale Tribute Album 'The Breeze' — Exclusive (7/22/2014)
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of "Train to Nowhere," a track from The Breeze: An Appreciation of JJ Cale. The album, which will be released July 29 by Bushbranch Records/Surfdog Records, features 16 Cale songs—from "Call...
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Jul 22 2014

Eric Clapton Discusses His Star-Studded J.J. Cale Tribute Album, 'The Breeze' — Exclusive Interview (7/22/2014)
This is an excerpt from the September 2014 issue of Guitar World. For the rest of this story, plus features on the Black Keys, Judas Priest, 17 Amazing practice amps, columns, tabs and reviews of new gear from Epiphone, ESP Guitars, Visual Sound...
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Jun 30 2014

Eric Clapton Hints at Retirement, Calls Touring "Unbearable" (6/30/2014)
Will Eric Clapton's current tour be his last? We're not sure about that, but according to a new interview with Uncut, the guitarist is considering curtailing his touring efforts in the future. "The road has become unbearable," said Clapton, who ...
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Jun 23 2014

Eric Clapton Booed by Fans After Scotland Show Is Cut Short (6/23/2014)
Although many of the attendees at Eric Clapton's June 21 show at SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland, would've — at first — said something along the lines of "Clapton is God," his alleged divinity was unable to prevent technical difficulties from cut...
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Jun 3 2014

New Johnny Winter Album, 'Step Back,' to Feature Eric Clapton, Billy Gibbons, Brian Setzer, Joe Bonamassa and More (6/3/2014)
Blues legend Johnny Winter will release a new studio album, Step Back, September 2 via Megaforce Records. The album, the followup to 2011’s Roots, will find Winter exploring a more aggressive vintage-blues style. The album also will feature a h...
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May 8 2014

May 8, 1984: Eric Clapton Lets Loose with Roger Waters on 'The Pros and Cons of Hitchhiking' (5/8/2014)
On this date in 1984, Pink Floyd's Roger Waters released his first solo album, The Pros and Cons of Hitchhiking. The album abounded with something that Eric Clapton’s early Eighties albums sorely lacked: screaming guitar solos — played by Eric C...
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May 8 2014

100 Greatest Guitar Solos: No. 10 "Crossroads" (Eric Clapton) (5/8/2014)
For well more than three decades, Eric Clapton has been bemused by his fans’ adulation of his solo on Cream’s radical reworking of bluesman Robert Johnson’s signature tune, “Crossroads.” "It’s so funny, this,” Clapton says. “I’ve always had that...
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Mar 27 2014

E.C. Listening: Eric Clapton's 50 Greatest Guitar Moments (3/27/2014)
Guitar World celebrates the 50 greatest guitar moments of Eric Clapton's five-decade career—from the Yardbirds to Cream to Derek and the Dominos and beyond. There was a time when the name Eric Clapton meant one thing and one thing only: guitar g...
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Feb 4 2014

Eric Clapton's 50 Greatest Guitar Moments: No. 7 — "Spoonful" from 'Fresh Cream' (2/4/2014)
This is an excerpt from the March 2014 issue of Guitar World. For the rest of this story — as in, the other 49 Greatest Eric Clapton Guitar Moments of All Time — plus features on Mike Bloomfield, the Layla sessions, Johnny Winter, Don Felder, Gu...
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Jan 16 2014

Martin Unveils New Guitars at NAMM 2014, Including One in Collaboration With Eric Clapton (1/16/2014)
C. F. Martin & Co. will unveil two new beautifully crafted Custom Shop models, the Eric Clapton OM-ECHF Navy Blues Model and the CS-00S-14, at the Winter NAMM show in Anaheim, Jan. 23-26, 2014. "We are very fortunate to be unveiling the nex...
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Nov 25 2013

Hear Eddie Van Halen Play Eric Clapton's "Crossroads" Guitar Solo Note for Note (11/25/2013)
Unfortunately, we're not allowed to embed the YouTube clip for your listening pleasure. However, if you simply follow ... THIS LINK ... you'll hear Eddie Van Halen playing Eric Clapton's guitar solo on Cream's "Crossroads" — note for note — in e...
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Nov 19 2013

Listen: Eric Clapton’s Favorite R&B Guitar Solo — Duane Allman Guests on Wilson Pickett's Cover of "Hey Jude" (11/19/2013)
"I remember hearing 'Hey Jude' by Wilson Pickett and calling either Ahmet Ertegun or Tom Dowd and saying, 'Who's that guitar player?'" says Eric Clapton in the top video below. It turns out that guitar player was a 22-year-old guitarist named Du...
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Nov 19 2013

100 Greatest Guitar Solos: No. 14 "Layla" (Eric Clapton, Duane Allman) (11/19/2013)
Seven minutes of pure, quivering passion, “Layla” was Eric Clapton’s magnificent scream of unrequited love for Patti Boyd, wife of his best friend—George Harrison. “He grabbed one of my chicks,” said Clapton of Harrison, “and so I thought I’d ge...
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Sep 10 2013

Eric Clapton to Release Deluxe Version of 'Unplugged' October 15 (9/10/2013)
Eric Clapton was already a master of the electric guitar in January 1992 when he traded his signature Strat for an acoustic Martin to record Unplugged. The live album captured the guitarist, backed by a small band, performing acoustic versions ...