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Video: Keith Richards and Eric Clapton at Crossroads Blues Festival

Slowhand is joined by Keef onstage at Madison Square Garden

 

By Alex Baker

 

Eric Clapton‘s annual Crossroads Blues Festival in NYC is well known as an opportunity for concert-goers to see the man formerly known as “God” joined by other members of the six-string elite. In this clip from this year’s festival in April, Clapton is joined by The RollingRead More

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Eric Clapton’s Six-String Stories

Eric Clapton’s 50-year career told through his guitars

 

By Alex Baker

 

Genesis Publications has partnered with Eric Clapton to bring us Six-String Stories, a unique volume of work that chronicles the guitarist’s five decade career through the guitars he’s played along the way. Using a combination of photographs and Clapton’s own words, the limited edition book provides detailed background info on 300 guitars played by the legendary blues-rock guitarist over… Read More

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Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival, Friday, April 12th, 2013 Reviewed by Rock NYC

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

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Gear Profile: Eric Clapton Crossroads Guitar Auction

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

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Where Legends Live: The Rock n Roll Hall of Fame – Jeff Beck

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

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