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"Bobby Whitlock: A Rock ‘n’ Roll Autobiography" Available Now

Bobby Whitlock's long-awaited autobiography is out now from U.S. publisher McFarland. The highly anticipated book has a foreword by Eric Clapton and was written with the assistance of music historian and author, Marc Roberty. In the book, Bobby tells the story of his traumatic childhood and how his love of music allowed him to escape his abusive father. He also takes readers on a musical journey through his teen-age days at Stax Records, his time with Delaney & Bonnie & Friends and Derek & The Dominos, his session work and solo career.
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Prince's Trust Rock Gala To Air On Direct TV

On Christmas Day at 8PM ET/PT, the 2010 Prince's Trust Rock Gala will premiere on Direct TV in the United States on Channel 103 in 3D. Then, on 31 December, the 2D version will begin airing on their "101 Network." It will be broadcast as a two-part concert series with rebroadcasts already scheduled.
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BBC Radio 2 Special Programme: "When Jools Holland Met Eric Clapton" Airs Christmas Day

On 25 December, BBC Radio 2 will broadcast "When Jools Holland Met Eric Clapton" from 10PM to 11PM. Recorded at the BBC's Maida Vale studios, Jools chats to Eric about their shared love of the blues and the recording of his 19th studio album, "Clapton." BBC Radio 2 can be found on the radio dial between 89-91FM in the UK. The station can also be listened to live on the internet, via BBC iPlayer as well as through BBC Digital TV.
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2011 Eric Clapton Guitar Auction Will Benefit Crossroads Centre; London Viewing Added

[Updated 7 January 2011] On 9 March 2011 in New York City, Bonhams will host a landmark auction that includes more than 150 lots from Eric Clapton's personal collection. The sale will feature over 70 guitars and 70 amps which have helped create EC's legendary sound. This auction will give fans a rare opportunity to purchase a piece of Clapton history. Included in the sale are instruments and amps by Fender, Gibson, Marshall, Martin, and Music Man.
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