Legendary songwriter, vocalist, guitarist and 19-time Grammy Award-winner Eric Clapton will release a brand-new ‘Best Of’' compilation, Forever Man, via Reprise Records on April 28th in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. It will see release in the rest of the world on 11 May. With 51 tracks over three CDs, Forever Man spans three decades of Clapton’s Reprise Records years and features classic studio tracks and a Blues-themed disc. Included are Grammy Award-winning tracks “Change The World”, “Tears In Heaven”, “Bad Love” and songs from Eric’s Grammy Award-winning albums From The Cradle and Unplugged. Guest performers include B.B. King, J.J.
[Article updated with complete ticket purchase details] Concerts Mark 46 Years Since Clapton’s First Appearance at Storied Venue. Eric Clapton has announced two concert dates in celebration of his upcoming 70th birthday on March 30, 2015. The shows will take place at New York’s famed Madison Square Garden May 1st and 2nd, 2015*. This will mark the 46th anniversary since Eric Clapton, with the band Cream, opened the “new” Madison Square Garden on November 2, 1968.
The Blues Foundation has announced the 2015 selection of three living performers to be inducted into its Blues Hall of Fame: Eric Clapton, Tommy Brown and Little Richard. Eric Clapton is the first British musician to be inducted. The foundation said he was tapped for "for his many musical achievements as well as for his role as a popularizer of the entire genre. He brought the blues to audiences in his native Britain and throughout the world, illuminating the work of the original blues artists who inspired him."