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Eric Clapton

We remember Carl Perkins. ‘Now Go, Carl, Go’

This day (January 19, 1998 ), in Jackson, Tennessee, died Carl Lee Perkins a.k.a. Carl Perkins, an American singer, songwriter who wrote among others ‘Blue Suede Shoes’ and ‘ Matchbox’. Tracklist : Blue Suede Shoes (Perry Como Show, 1956) . Matchbox (1957) . Y.O.U. (1959) . Folsom Prison Blues (w/ Johnny Cash) . Matchbox (w/ […]

This week In One-Off Collaborations 08

Roger Waters & Eric Clapton, Tommy Emmanuel & John Knowles, Ryuichi Sakamoto & Caetano Veloso, Junior Walker & Buddy Miles, Etta James & Chuck Berry, Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa, Ray Charles, Andy Williams, Cass Elliot & Elton John, Mick Taylor & Jack Bruce, Joe Perry, Slash & Johnny Depp, Bono & Johnny Depp, Brandi […]

Cream are inducted (1993)

January 12, 1993 – English band Cream – that is Eric Clapton (g), Jack Bruce (b) and Ginger Baker (d) – are inducted at the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. The “Ceremony” takes place at the Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles, California

This week In One-Off Collaborations 07

Muddy Waters & The Rolling Stones, Taj Mahal & Gregg Allman, Willie Nelson & Wynton Marsalis, Joan Baez & John Denver, Lulu & Maurice Gibb, Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds, Rod Stewart & Ronald Isley, Mary J. Blige & Eric Clapton, David Bowie & Damon Albarn, Carly Simon & James Taylor, Jennifer Lopez & Ja […]

Happy Birthday Mary J Blige. ‘Much Obliged’

This day (January 11, 1971), in The Bronx, New York, is born Mary J Blige an American singer-songwriter and occasional rapper and actress. Tracklist : My Life, Real Love & More (2019) . Mighty River (2018) . Thick Of It (2017) . Family Affair . Mr. Wrong (2011) . I Am . Natural Woman . […]

This week In One-Off Collaborations 06

Daft Punk & Pharrel Williams, D’Angelo & David Sanborn, Trombone Shorty & Cyril Neville, Dave Matthews & Trey Anastasio, Peter Gabriel, Natalie Merchant & Michael Stipe, Jean Luc Ponty, John Mclaughlin & Zakir Hussain, Aretha Franklin & Lou Rawls, Eric Clapton, Johnny Cash & Carl Perkins, Billy Joel & Jimmy Fallon, Joe Bonamassa & Andy […]

On TV today, David Sanborn & Friends (1999)

January 1, 1999 – you do not want to miss Eric Clapton, Di Angelo, Cassandra Wilson and Gang Starr guesting at “David Sanborn & Friends – The Super Session II” broadcasted on ABC in the early hours of the year

Singing (and Playing) With Keith Richards

Keith Richards whose birthday is today – Happy Birthday BTW – has performed with, beside his famous Rolling Stones colleagues, a myriad of bands or solo artists of all genres. We have selected twelve of them : Eric Clapton, The Faces, Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry , Sheryl Crow, Aretha Franklin, Mick Jagger, James Cotton, […]

Columbia publish ‘Blood, Sweat & Tears’ eponymous second album…

‘Blood, Sweat & Tears’ feat. ‘Spinning Wheel’ is their eponymous second album released on December 11, 1968 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Variations On A Theme By Erik Satie [1St And 2Nd Movements] (Erik Satie, Dick Halligan) – 02:35 . 2.Smiling Phases (Steve Winwood, Jim Capaldi, Chris Wood) – 05:11 . 3.Sometimes In Winter (Steve […]

The Rolling Stones invite some famous guests to the circus (1968)

December 11, 1968 – the Rolling Stones will organize and film a concert at a Television studio in Wembley in front of some lucky invited fans. For the occasion they have invited la English rock crème de la crème : Jethro Tull, The Who, Marianne Faithfull. John Lennon, Eric Clapton and many more More Info

George Harrison sits in with Eric Clapton band (1991)

December 10, 1991 – George Harrison will join Eric Claptonand his band – that is Steve Ferrone (d), Nathan East (b,voc), Andy Fairweather Low (g,vo), Greg Phillinganes & Chuck Leavell (kb), Ray Cooper (perc), Katie Kissoon & Tessa Niles Page (backing vocals) – at Osaka Castle Hall in Osaka, Japan

Cream release their debut album : ‘Fresh Cream’ featuring…

Cream’s ‘Fresh Cream’ is their debut studio album released on December 9, 1966 as both a mono and stereo version by Reaction Records . Track Listing : 1.N.S.U. (Jack Bruce) – 02:43 . 2.Sleepy Time Time (Jack Bruce, Janet Godfrey) – 04:20 . 3.Dreaming (Jack Bruce) – 01:58 . 4.Sweet Wine (Ginger Baker, Janet Godfrey) […]

Four Concerts with Nathan East

Bassist extraordinaire, Nathan East, who turns 64 today – Happy Birthday BTW – has been for almost 40 years a “top session bassist”. Very much in demand, Nathan has played on numerous albums and behind the greatest (you want to verify ? click on http://go.rvm.pm/nathaneast). The ‘Four Concerts with Nathan East’ are with Eric Clapton, […]