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  • 04/07/11

    On 7 April, Eric Clapton and Wynton Marsalis with special guest Taj Mahal teamed up for Jazz at Lincoln Center's Annual Gala. EC and Wynton Marsalis, who is the artistic director of JALC, previously performed together at the organization's 2003 fundraising event. The set list at the 2011 Gala was: Ice Cream, Forty-Four, Joe Turners Blues, The Last Time, Careless Love, Kidman Blues, Layla, Joliet Bound, and Just A Closer Walk With Thee. The encore was Corrina Corrina.

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  • 04/02/11

    BBC Radio 2 Presenter Johnnnie Walker celebrates the 40th Anniversary of Layla And Other Assorted Love Songs on his show, Sounds Of The 70s, on Sunday 3 April from 15:00 to 17:00. During the two-hour show, Johnnie will talk to Memphis-born keyboardist and co-songwriter Bobby Whitlock and the engineer and producer Andy Johns about the intensive six week recording process, the coming together of Eric Clapton and Duane Allman, and the mixing of genres from blues, gospel and R&B.

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  • 03/31/11

    Robbie Robertson, legendary guitarist, singer, songwriter and founding member of The Band, released his fifth solo album, How To Become Clairvoyant, in his native Canada this week. It's out in the US on 5 April and the UK and EU on 12 April. It's loaded with guest musicians, including Eric Clapton, who performs on 7 of the album's 12 tracks. Rolling Stone gave it four-stars and Goldmine raved, "this soulful record is Robertson's best yet." 

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  • 03/30/11

    Eric Clapton’s “Unplugged” on vinyl is now available to pre-order from the Official Eric Clapton Store! This two-disc set is on 180-gram vinyl and was mastered at Bernie Grundman Mastering. It will be available in record stores on April 16th.

    Eric Clapton's “Unplugged” was responsible for making acoustic-based music, and "unplugged" albums in particular, a hot trend in the early ‘90s. Clapton's concert was not only one of the finest Unplugged episodes, but was also some of the most genuine, heartfelt music the guitarist has ever committed to tape.

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