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Become Part Of The Eric Clapton Guitar Symphony!

on December 11, 2012 - 6:01pm

In celebration of the 35-year anniversary of the album, Eric Clapton is releasing the guitar tabs to ‘Cocaine’ and asking aspiring guitarists to submit videos of their best instrumental cover versions of the song. Check out the contest and get more info HERE!

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Hear the "Slowhand at 35" special

on December 11, 2012 - 2:26am





In 1977, Eric Clapton went into the studio to record his 5th solo album with Jamie Oldaker on drums, Carl Radle on Bass, George Terry on Guitar, Dick Sims on Keyboards, and Marcy Levy & Yvonne Elliman on vocals. What came out was an album called “Slowhand.” For the record’s 35th anniversary, Universal is putting out a deluxe version with 4 new studio songs, and selected songs from a 1977 concert at the Hammersmith Odeon in London a week before the band went into the studio. The SuperDeluxe version has the entire concert included.

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Eric Clapton Announces Major U.S. Tour Culminating In 2013 Crossroads Guitar Festival

on November 19, 2012 - 10:02am

OVER 30 OF THE WORLD’S GREATEST GUITARISTS PLAY SIDEMEN TO EACH OTHER OVER TWO NIGHTS AT THE WORLD’S MOST FAMOUS ARENA,
MADISON SQUARE GARDEN, APRIL 12-13

Two-Night Festival To Feature Legendary Music And Collaborations Including: Allman Brothers Band, BB King, Brad Paisley, Eric Clapton, Gary Clark Jr., Jeff Beck John Mayer, Keith Urban, Vince Gill and many more

Widely considered one of the world’s all time greatest guitarists and known amongst his peers as a great collaborator, Eric Clapton announced today a major U.S.

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Get Eric’s limited edition vinyl boxset for 25% off this week!

on September 18, 2012 - 12:12pm



For one week only on Pop Market, get over 25% off the limited edition Eric Clapton vinyl box set containing three of the guitar legend's later albums spread over five 180gm vinyl LPs PLUS an exclusive lithograph print!




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2013 UK Tour Announcement

on September 17, 2012 - 1:19am

Celebrating his 50th year as a professional musician, Eric Clapton announced today a limited number of 2013 UK concerts including five nights at London’s famed Royal Albert Hall. After signing with the Yardbirds in 1963, Clapton began a career as a professional musician that has seen numerous bands, an abundance of albums, countless worldwide sold out shows, an impressive array of accolades, unwavering critical acclaim and his consistent display of legendary guitar work. These concerts will mark his return to the stage after spending 2012 in the studio working on a new album to be released in early 2013.

Clapton has assembled an impressive band for the 2013 dates which will consist of long-time touring partners: Doyle Bramhall II (guitar), Steve Jordan (drums), Chris Stainton (piano and keyboards), and Willie Weeks (bass), along with newcomers Paul Carrack (organ and keyboards) and Greg Leisz (pedal steel guitar). Michelle John and Sharon White will join the touring band again as backing vocalists.

Tickets go on sale Friday, September 21st with an EC Access Fan Club pre-sale beginning Wednesday, September 19th. Check local ticket agencies for availability and pricing.

2013 UK TOUR DATES
May 13 - Birmingham, UK - LG Arena - Buy Tickets
May 14 - Manchester, UK - Manchester Arena - Buy Tickets
May 17 - London, UK - Royal Albert Hall - Buy Tickets
May 18 - London, UK - Royal Albert Hall - Buy Tickets
May 20 - London, UK - Royal Albert Hall - Buy Tickets
May 21 - London, UK - Royal Albert Hall - Buy Tickets
May 23 - London, UK - Royal Albert Hall - Buy Tickets

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