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[15 Feb 2010 | One Comment | 7,788 views]
Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival 2010

Details of Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival for 2010 have been announced.
The day-long festival will take part on Saturday, June 26th, 2010 in Toyota Park, Chicago.
Clapton claims that it’s a selfish thing – gathering so many musicians he admires together to hear them play – but the festival’s proceeds are to be donated to Clapton’s Crossroads Centre.  The centre, located on the island of Antigua provides addiction treatment programmes.
Selfish or not, there’s no doubt that Clapton has managed to gather an astonishingly brilliant selection of musicians to play their own …

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[21 Jan 2010 | Comments Off on Win Tickets to Clapton And Beck In London | 2,583 views]
Win Tickets to Clapton And Beck In London

Fancy a chance to see Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck perform in the O2 in London?  ‘Course you do.  You’re not mental, are you?
Well you can win one of two tickets to see Clapton and Beck as they play one of only two shows in London.  Enter the Lick Library competition and keep the 13th of February free just in case.
Wondering what body-part you’re going to have to lop off for this?  Actually, it’s far less gruesome (and a lot more fun).
To be in with a chance to win, all …

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[1 Dec 2009 | Comments Off on Clapton and Cream In The Lick Library | 7,886 views]
Clapton and Cream In The Lick Library

Lick Library has just released a new series of guitar tuition DVDs aimed to help you learn and play tracks by Eric Clapton and Cream.
The first of these, Learn To Play Eric Clapton (RRP £24.99) contains guitar lessons based on five classic tracks from Clapton and Cream: Layla, Sunshine Of Your Love, Cocaine, White Room and Bad Love.  The idea is to give you some early Cream tracks and some solo stuff too.
Teaching on this DVD is Jamie Humphries, the author of the Giants of Rock and Giants of Metal …

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[30 Oct 2009 | Comments Off on The Gallstones Of God | 2,462 views]
The Gallstones Of God

Eric Clapton was to appear, tonight and tomorrow (October 30th and 31st) at The Hall Of Fame concerts in Madison Square garden.
He has, unfortunately, had to pull out of these appearances after having undergone surgery to remove gallstones.
Stepping into the scheduling hole will be another former Yardbird, Jeff Beck.  Beck was recently inducted into the Hall Of Fame himself (back in April ’09).  Beck was inducted by Jimmy Page, if you’re interested.
Clapton is said to be recovering well and will pick-up his touring schedule in 2010.
The picture opposite helpfully points …

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