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ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Eric Clapton: Life In 12 Bars: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Read "Life In 12 Bars: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack" reviewed by Doug Collette

There's no scarcity of anthologies devoted to the span of Eric Clapton's work throughout his career, so there's a danger the soundtrack to Lili Fini Zanuck's documentary, Life in 12 Bars, will immediately seem redundant. Yet this companion piece to the film is perfectly complementary, deceptively discerning collection, even apart from the previously-unreleased items it contains. ...

NEWS: VIDEO / DVD

Nostalgic Look at the Rock & Roll Teen Scene of the 1960s in "Teen A Go Go"

The 1960s undoubtedly ushered in the birth of 'Rock-N-Roll' in America, largely in part to the influence of The Beatles.The British invasion took over the United States like a wildfire after The Beatles premiered on The Ed Sullivan Show. The next morning, garage bands across the country woke up with “Beatle fever" and began growing long ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Blues Rocker Tinsley Ellis to Perform in Sellersville

Blues-rocking guitarist/vocalist Tinsley Ellis will perform at the Sellersville Theater in Sellersville on Wednesday, February 1, 2012. Ellis will be performing songs from his latest Alligator release, Speak No Evil. Over the course of 11 albums and literally thousands of live performances, Ellis is one of today's most electrifying guitarists and vocalists. Rolling Stone says he ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Little Steven Welcomes The Yardbirds - North American Tour

Little Steven Welcomes The Yardbirds - North American Tour

Little Steven will always rave about the Yardbirds, singing the group's praises from the rafters and to the world. Generally he plays the band in heavy rotation on his Sirius XM channel, Little Steven's Underground Garage. On Wednesday, September 7, he was declaring the band's place in music history when he emceed the Yardbirds at BB King Blues Club ...

NEWS: TV / FILM

Wynton Marsalis & Eric Clapton Play the Blues; In Theaters Sept 7; CD+DVD Sept 13

Wynton Marsalis & Eric Clapton Play the Blues; In Theaters Sept 7; CD+DVD Sept 13

New York City's premier jazz venue got the blues last April when Wynton Marsalis and Eric Clapton performed together in Rose Theater at Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center for two sold-out shows dedicated to vintage blues. The extraordinary collaboration, billed as Wynton Marsalis & Eric Clapton Play the Blues, paired these ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

The Yardbirds Headline ZepFest, Memorial Day Weekend, May 27, 28, 29

The Yardbirds Headline ZepFest, Memorial Day Weekend, May 27, 28, 29

The Yardbirds will be headlining the first annual ZepFest, playing all three nights May 27, 28, and 29-Memorial Day Weekend, at the National Harbor, on the Potomac River, at Waterfront Street and St. George Blvd., in Prince George's County, MD. There are a variety of tickets and pricing plans available for the Fest, including one-day events and VIP get-togethers. The ...

ARTICLE: FILM REVIEWS

Eric Clapton: Crossroads Guitar Festival 2010

Read "Eric Clapton: Crossroads Guitar Festival 2010" reviewed by Doug Collette

Eric Clapton

Crossroads Guitar Festival 2010

Rhino

2010

The latest in a series of festivals created, in part, to gather funds to subsidize the rehab center guitarist Eric Clapton founded in 2004, Crossroads 2010 may not have had the longest roster or the most varied list of participants, but most ...

The Yardbirds: Live! Blueswailing July '64

Read "The Yardbirds: Live! Blueswailing July '64" reviewed by Colin Fleming

The Yardbirds
Live! Blueswailing July '64
Castle
2003

As advice to anyone building a collection of live recordings, one could scarcely go wrong with the acknowledged classics--sets by Otis Redding, the Who, the Stones' Get YerYa-Ya's Out! Combined with a few esoteric items--the Shadows of Knight at theCellar Club, the ...