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  • 11/29/11

    Eric Clapton's and Steve Winwood's 2011 Japan Tour stopped at the Ishi Waka Sports Center in Kanazawa on 28 November. Steve's "Midland Maniac" was dropped in favor of "Pearly Queen" and the order of the encore songs was changed at this performance. Up next for the duo is a concert on 30 November in Nagoya, followed by a 5 night run at Tokyo's Nippon Budokan kicking off on 2 December.

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  • 11/26/11

    Saturday 26 November brought Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood's co-headling tour of Japan to Hiroshima's Green Arena. Like all Saturday concerts in Japan, the show began at 5PM. "Key To The Highway" was back in the set list replacing "Pearly Queen". Band and crew now move on to Kanazawa for a concert on Monday night (28 November) at the Ishi Waka Sports Center. As always, concertgoers are invited to send set lists, their reviews and photos to info@whereseric.com for permanent archiving on this website.

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  • 11/24/11

    Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood Clapton continued their tour of Japan with a concert at Fukuoka's Marine Messe on 24 November. The main body of the performance concluded with "Voodoo Chile" before the duo came backfor a two song encore of "Cocaine" and "Dear Mr. Fantasy." "Pearly Queen" replaced "Key To The Highway" but otherwise, the set list remained unchanged from the last few performances.

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  • 11/24/11

    Rolling Stone assembled a panel of guitarists and noted music critics to rank the 100 Top Guitarists of All Time. Topping the list are Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, Keith Richards and Jeff Beck. Clapton, Page and Beck are all alums of The Yardbirds, one of the key bands that came out of England in the 1960s. Eddie Van Halen - who placed 8th in the list - writes of Clapton (#2), "Eric Clapton is basically the only guitar player who influenced me – even though I don't sound like him. There was a basic simplicity to his playing, his style, his vibe and his sound.

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