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Alternate Version Of Rolling Stones' Brown Sugar With Eric Clapton To Be Released

On 25/26 May, the Rolling Stones will rerelease their classic 1971 album Sticky Fingers along with previously unreleased material and alternative takes of album tracks in a variety of formats. All of the deluxe editions will include the alternative version of "Brown Sugar" featuring Eric Clapton on slide guitar. The track was recorded at Olympic Studios, London on 18 December 1970 after Keith Richards' birthday party.
Personnel on the alternate take are Mick Jagger (vocals), Keith Richards (guitar), Mick Taylor (guitar), Bill Wyman (bass), Charlie Watts (drums), Al Kooper (keyboards), Bobby Keys (saxophone) and Eric Clapton (slide guitar).

The Eric Clapton Store Celebrates Eric Clapton’s Birthday!

The Eric Clapton Store is celebrating Eric Clapton’s birthday today with a limited edition Cream shirt commemorating their performance at the RKO Theater in NYC on the same date in 1967. This T-shirt will be taken down from the store on April 8th. Get it before it’s gone! You’ll also get FREE SHIPPING STOREWIDE (within the U.S.) all week long. Happy Birthday Eric!

70 Reasons Why Eric Clapton Is An Icon

LIST COMPILED BY HIS WORLDWIDE FAN BASE!  Eric Clapton, the most admired British Blues and Rock guitarist of his generation, turns 70 on 30 March. Born in 1945 in the tiny country village of Ripley, Surrey, he became a professional musician in 1963 and never looked back. His 50 plus year career has given the world an unbelievable body of great music, memorable riffs, and some of the best live performances ever seen. Yet, for all of his success, he is humble and asserts he’s only the messenger.

Forever Man: April Release Spans Clapton's Reprise Years

Legendary songwriter, vocalist, guitarist and 19-time Grammy Award-winner Eric Clapton will release a brand-new ‘Best Of’' compilation, Forever Man, via Reprise Records on April 28th in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. It will see release in the rest of the world on 11 May. With 51 tracks over three CDs, Forever Man spans three decades of Clapton’s Reprise Records years and features classic studio tracks and a Blues-themed disc. Included are Grammy Award-winning tracks “Change The World”, “Tears In Heaven”, “Bad Love” and songs from Eric’s Grammy Award-winning albums From The Cradle and Unplugged. Guest performers include B.B. King, J.J.

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