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Eric Clapton: Life In 12 Bars

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Eric Clapton
Eric Clapton: Life in 12 Bars
Eagle Vision
2018

There's a point right near the end of Lili Fini Zanuck's film devoted to Eric Clapton where the archetypal guitar hero makes a solemn statement regarding the profound importance of music in his life. His declaration strikes an unusually resounding ...

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Duane Allman 'Skydog' retrospective chronicles groundbreaking career

Duane Allman 'Skydog' retrospective chronicles groundbreaking career

Even if he’d never formed The Allman Brothers Band, Duane Allman would be a major figure in American popular music. Long before his name became known to mainstream audiences, he had already established his credentials as a once-in-a-lifetime guitar visionary, leaving his unmistakable stamp on a broad array of recordings. On March 5, 2013, Rounder Records, ...

Derek & the Dominos: Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs: The 40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition

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Derek & The Dominos' Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs: The 40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition is a valiant attempt to compile a definitive version of Eric Clapton's finest work. The package of two CDs collects studio rarities from early and late in the band's career, as well as previously unreleased television performances, remastered in punchy clarity. ...

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Derek & the Dominos’ "Layla & Other Assorted Love Songs" Turns 40

Derek & the Dominos' Layla & Other Assorted Love Songs Turns 40! One of Eric Clapton's Defining Albums Marks its 40th Anniversary on March 29th with Deluxe Multi-format Edition Featuring New and Long-Unavailable Music and Never-Seen Photos In the world of rock there are recordings that truly resonate in historical importance and continue to cast an enduring shadow ...

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Derek & The Dominos: Live at the Fillmore

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Eric Clapton and Miles Davis have in common their involvement with several “super groups" that changed the way we heard music at the same time illuminated accompanying musicians who would go on and make names of their own. The Yardbirds, John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, Cream, The Blind Faith, Delaney & Bonnie & Friends, and, finally, Derek and ...