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  • 03/07/11

    Robbie Robertson, legendary guitarist, singer, songwriter and founding member of The Band, is set to release his fifth solo album, How To Become Clairvoyant. It's out first in Robertson's native Canada on 29 March, followed by the US on 5 April and the UK and EU on 12 April. Eric Clapton performs on 7 of the album's 12 tracks. Clapton wrote "Madam X" especially for this project and co-wrote "Fear Of Falling" and "Won't Be Back" with Roberton.

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  • 03/03/11

    Eric Clapton's 2011 Tour stopped at San Jose's HP Pavilion on 2 March. Early reports indicate it was another powerhouse show. EC has been alternating the encore number; in San Jose, the show closed with "Further On Up The Road". There were no other changes to the set from previous evenings. The full set list was:

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  • 03/02/11

    News has been slow coming in from the American Northwest, but never fear ... Eric Clapton & His Band turned in another top-flight show in Portland on 28 February. The echoing refrain has been that although the set list is fairly static, fans should not be put off the tour. There's plenty going on in the arrangements to satisfy the most hardened fan and Eric's playing just gets better and better. One fan who checked in about the Portland gig, told Where's Eric!, "I really can't add much to what has been said about the Seattle and Vancouver shows, except WOW!

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  • 02/28/11

    On 16 April 2011 - Record Store Day - Warner Brothers Records will release a variety of singles and albums on vinyl. The celebration honors the independently-owned record stores around the world. There are over 700 such stores in the U.S. alone! The label is currently prepping Eric Clapton: Unplugged as a two record set pressed on 180-gram vinyl with mastering by Bernie Grundman. To date, Unplugged has sold over 10 million copies and garnered numerous awards, including several Grammys. It was initially released in 1992.

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