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Clapton’s Crossroads Festival lights up Madison Square Garden and Rock NYC’s Iman Lababedi brings us this review
By Iman Lababedi
Eric Clapton‘s “Crossroads Guitar Festival” was three and a half hours deep when the Chicago Blues giant Buddy Guy, the man who played IN HOWLING WOLF’S BAND, came on stage and blew everyone else off stage. I am not a blues fan myself, the idiom is… Read More
Guitar Shop TV attended Eric Clapton‘s 2011 Crossroads Guitar Auction at Bonham’s Auction House in New York, and it was a sight to behold. The Auction was established to aid The Crossroads Centre in Antigua, an addiction recovery facility founded by Clapton in 1998.
According to Clapton’s website: “two viewing rooms in New York City were jam-packed with bidders, as was theLos Angeles salesroom which participated by a simulcast. Additionally, there… Read More
Howard Kramer, curatorial director of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, shows off the fabulously beat-up Esquire guitar Jeff Beck played with The Yardbirds. Jimmy Page played it as well, when he was in The Yardbirds with Beck, as the two would sometimes trade instruments. This guitar came to the Rock & Roll Hall Fame via Read More