On Her 75th Birthday, Enjoy a Classic Photo Featuring Joni Mitchell, Eric Clapton and David Crosby (Shot by Henry Diltz)

On Her 75th Birthday, Enjoy a Classic Photo Featuring Joni Mitchell, Eric Clapton and David Crosby (Shot by Henry Diltz)

The photography of Henry Diltz is on another level, when you consider the unparalleled access he had to so many music legends decades ago — a list that includes Joni Mitchell, who turned 75 years old on Wednesday. The Laurel Canyon scene of Southern California was a vibrant and robust (and, retrospectively, incredibly rich) one, […]

Get in the Spirit of the Season with Eric Clapton’s New Performance Video for ‘White Christmas’

Get in the Spirit of the Season with Eric Clapton’s New Performance Video for ‘White Christmas’

Last month, Eric Clapton released his first — yes, his very first — holiday album, as Happy Xmas marked the legendary guitarist’s first foray into winter holiday territory. Featuring renditions of classic songs and an original composition, Happy Xmas also includes Slowhand’s take on “White Christmas,” which now has a warm performance video to go […]

‘The Music of Cream’ (Kofi Baker, Malcolm Bruce and Will Johns) U.S. Tour Kicking Off 9/28

‘The Music of Cream’ (Kofi Baker, Malcolm Bruce and Will Johns) U.S. Tour Kicking Off 9/28

As promised back in May, the Music of Cream tour — featuring Kofi Baker (Ginger Baker’s son), Malcom Bruce (the late Jack Bruce‘s son) and Will Johns (Eric Clapton‘s nephew) will begin a North American tour shortly. This will mark the group’s first stateside tour, after previously performing in Australia and New Zealand in 2017. […]

Q&A: Jorma Kaukonen’s New Book ‘Been So Long’ Recalls His Journey from Jefferson Airplane to Hot Tuna and Beyond

Q&A: Jorma Kaukonen’s New Book ‘Been So Long’ Recalls His Journey from Jefferson Airplane to Hot Tuna and Beyond

Jorma Kaukonen has been a force in rock music for more than a half-century. A founding member of two groundbreaking bands – Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna – the singer-guitarist has just released his new autobiography, Been So Long: My Life and Music. Kaukonen’s guitar work with the Airplane helped define psychedelic rock guitar; at the […]

Eric Clapton to Release First Christmas Album, ‘Happy Xmas,’ Featuring Classics and an Original Song, on 10/12

Eric Clapton to Release First Christmas Album, ‘Happy Xmas,’ Featuring Classics and an Original Song, on 10/12

It’s never too early to start thinking about holiday music. That’s a sentiment that Eric Clapton apparently holds, and on Oct. 12 the guitar legend will release Happy Xmas, his first album meant to encourage holiday cheer and his 24th LP overall. In addition to new recordings of classic and lesser-known Christmas songs, one original […]

Doyle Bramhall II Premieres ‘What You Need,’ ft. Eric Clapton — New Album Out 10/5 (Listen)

Doyle Bramhall II Premieres ‘What You Need,’ ft. Eric Clapton — New Album Out 10/5 (Listen)

Guitarist/songwriter Doyle Bramhall II is one of those guys. The ones who deserve your attention due to their style, hard work, and incredibly rich resume of accomplishments. He’s played alongside Eric Clapton, Gregg Allman, Elton John, T-Bone Burnett and Allen Toussaint, among others, establishing himself as one of the most resilient guitarists honing his craft […]

DVD/Blu-Ray Review of ‘Still on the Run: The Jeff Beck Story’

DVD/Blu-Ray Review of ‘Still on the Run: The Jeff Beck Story’

The recent 108-minute DVD—Still On the Run: The Jeff Beck Story—produced by Eagle Vision/Universal Music Group is an engaging and informative visual document on the legendary guitarist. There are interviews with some of the musicians who have played pivotal roles in Beck’s career, including Rod Stewart, Jimmy Page, Eric Clapton, Ronnie Wood and Jan Hammer […]

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