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He was a major influence on guitarists like Eric Clapton. Jeff Beck. Jimmy Page, Jimi Hendrix and many others. On Aug. 13, 1938, Blues legend Robert Johnson, who was reported to have “made a deal with the Devil” in order to execute his amazing guitar technique, played his last gig at a dance approximately 15 […]

https://www.udiscovermusic.com/stories/eric-clapton-in-20-solos/ 20 of Eric Clapton’s Best Guitar Solos | uDiscover We hope you enjoy and respond to our pick of the best Eric Clapton guitar solos. Find out which tracks from the Eric Clapton catalogue make the cut. Read it here

If Eric Carr were still with us, he would have been celebrating his 68th birthday. His birth name Paul Charles Caravello and he is best known as the drummer for the rock band Kiss from 1980 to 1991. Caravello was selected as the new Kiss drummer after Peter Criss left, and he chose the stage […]

51 years ago today, one of the first festival concerts and one of the most important, the Monterey International Pop Festival began. It was a 3 day festival. The performances of a lot of the acts bought them their first major attention in the US and for some the world. Over the next few days […]

7th June 1969, British supergroup Blind Faith, featuring Eric Clapton, Ginger Baker, Rick Grech and Steve Winwood made their live debut at a free concert in London’s Hyde Park. Their only album release provoked controversy because the cover featured a topless pubescent girl, holding a silver space ship which some perceived as a phallic symbol. […]

19th May 1979, Eric Clapton held a party at his Surrey house celebrating his recent marriage to Patti Boyd. Clapton had set-up a small stage in the garden and as the evening progressed, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr ended up jamming together along with Clapton, Ginger Baker and Mick Jagger. The all-star band […]

Eric Clapton and his new wife, the former Mrs. George Harrison, Pattie Boyd had a wedding reception at their English estate on May 19, 1979. It turned out to be the closest thing to a live Beatles reunion when Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr played together. There are different stories why John Lennon […]

Eric Burdon is celebrating his 77th birthday today. Eric first came to prominence as the front man / lead singer of The Animals, one of the first bands in the British Invasion. Eric has also had success with the band War and as a solo artist. What is the first song that he did that […]

The only three time inductee into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Eric Clapton is celebrating his 73rd birthday today. Eric has been inducted as a member of The Yardbirds, as a member of Cream and for his solo career. We’ll give you a two part question: 1. Do you like him better as […]

See how many you can score in our very hard Eric Clapton quiz: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/eric_clapton_quiz Eric Clapton Quiz Eric Clapton Quiz Read it here


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