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  • 01/17/11

    Chris Barber has been part of the UK music scene since 1949, forming his own band in 1950. Barber's band also helped launched the Skiffle Craze as well as the later British Blues Boom. To celebrate his 60 year career as bandleader and trombonist, a double CD, Memories Of My Trip, will be released this year. It contains 31 tracks, some of historical importance but never before released, and others newly recorded. Several of the tracks feature Chris Barber's Jazz Band, which can trace it's lineage all the way back to the beginning of Barber's career in 1949.

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  • 01/14/11

    [Updated 17 January with set list] On 13 January, Eric Clapton was a surprise guest on the second night of the Paul Jones & Friends rescheduled Christmas Charity Gigs. It happened at the Cranleigh Arts Centre, Surrey. A fan in the audience told Where's Eric! that the set was straight blues and included "Before You Accuse Me." If you were there, why not send set list details and a full review to Where's Eric! at Reviews will be posted in the Tour Archive.

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  • 01/06/11

    Get 20% off the official auction catalog when you pre-order before 1 February 2011.  Featuring over 150 items from Eric Clapton’s personal collection, the auction, hosted by Bonhams in association with Wallace & Hodgson will feature over 70 guitars and 70 amps that have helped create Clapton’s legendary sound. This is the first time the rock icon has donated his historic amplifier collection to auction and gives fans a rare opportunity to purchase a piece of Clapton history in support of his Crossroads foundation.

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  • 01/04/11

    On 5 April 2011, 429 Records will release Robbie Robertson's first new album in over a decade. How To Become Clairvoyant is Robertson's fifth solo album. The album is jam-packed with guest artists including Eric Clapton (who co-wrote three tracks), Steve Winwood, Tom Morello, Robert Randolph, Trent Reznor and more. Pino Palladino (bass) and Ian Thomas (drums) make up the rhythm section for the 12-track disc. Robertson co-produced the album with Marius de Vries.

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