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Eric Clapton

Eric Clapton

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Famous as :

Rock and blues singer, guitarist, composer

Birth Name :

Eric Patrick Clapton

Birth Date :

March 30, 1945

Birth Place :

Ripley, Surrey, England, UK

Spouse :

Pattie Boyd-Harrison (27-Mar-79 - June 1988), Melia McEnery (graphic artist, since 1-Jan-02)

Claim to fame :

Album "August" (1986)

Latest News


Eric Clapton Plans to Stop Touring as It's Become 'Unbearable' for Him

June 28, 2014 02:51:18 GMT

has revealed he's going to stop hitting the road in the near future. In a new interview with Uncut magazine, the musician who will turn 70 next year said that touring had become "unbearable" and "unapproachable" for him.
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Eric Clapton Apologizes for Storming Off Stage During Glasgow Concert

June 24, 2014 08:31:35 GMT

recently disappointed fans after he stormed off stage in the middle of his concert at the Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland. Over the weekend, the musician's team issued a statement in which they explained why he abruptly stopped the show.
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Eric Clapton Cancels Shows Due to Back Pain

June 13, 2013 09:02:42 GMT

has canceled two concerts on his European tour due to severe back pain. "The concerts scheduled for Vienna [11 June] and Stuttgart [12 June] have been canceled. Mr. Clapton has injured his back," reads an announcement posted on Clapton's website on June 11. "All other shows will continue as scheduled. Further news on the rescheduling of these two concerts will be made at a later date. "
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Eric Clapton to Release New Album 'Old Sock' in March

January 30, 2013 08:54:19 GMT

"Tears in Heaven" singer and guitarist is set to release a new album by the end of the first quarter in 2013. Entitled "", the album will be the legendary rocker's 21st career LP and his first since his 2010 "" album. Fellow English music superstar , formerly of the phenomenal band , is featured along with other special guests.
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Eddie Murphy Is Dubbed the Most Overpaid Actor in Hollywood by Forbes

December 05, 2012 01:51:33 GMT

Who's Hollywood's most overpaid actor in 2012? Forbes officially releases its top ten list of overpaid actors with topping the chart. The "Dr. Dolittle" star places first on the list for starring in some not-so-successful films in these past few years including "", "", "" and "". The last mentioned film even joined the list of worst-reviewed films ever earlier this year.
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Satellite Awards 2012 Nominations in Movie: 'Argo', 'Les Miserables', 'Skyfall' and More

December 04, 2012 09:14:05 GMT

Yet another prestigious prize-giving event announces its nominees for its latest edition. On Monday, December 3, the International Press Academy reveals the nominations for the 17th annual Satellite Awards in both movie and TV categories. In film field, "", "", "", "", "", "" and "" are among the acclaimed titles racing for the coveted Best Motion Picture award.
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Coldplay, Eric Clapton Join 12-12-12 Sandy Benefit Concert to Air on Cross-Platform Broadcast

December 04, 2012 08:41:57 GMT

Two more music greats have just been added to the 12-12-12 Sandy Benefit Concert. Rock band and veteran musician are set to join a stellar lineup of performers for the December 12 event that will take place in New York's Madison Square Garden. Previously announced performers include , , , , , , , and more.
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Kenny Chesney Tops Hot 200, Beating Lil Wayne

October 07, 2010 04:40:36 GMT

scores his sixth chart topper this week as his latest installment "" debuts at No. 1 on Billboard Hot 200. Selling 183,000 copies in its opening week, the album wins over strong competitor 's "I'm Not a Human Being".
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Eric Clapton Hates His Own Singing

August 31, 2010 08:25:06 GMT

has a big critic of his singing - himself. The guitar great admits he has turned down the volume on his voice on his new album, "", because he wants to sing more quietly.
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Eric Clapton Reunites With Ex-Lover Sheryl Crow in Music

August 19, 2010 08:16:17 GMT

is set to release his first solo album in five years - with a little help from ex-girlfriend . The guitarist hasn't worked on an individual project since 2005's "", and will release his 19th disc, "", in September.
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Jack Bruce Follows Eric Clapton in Ruling Out Cream's Reunion

April 12, 2010 06:23:05 GMT

Rocker Jack Bruce has further destroyed Cream fans' hopes the classic trio will reform again, insisting the band is "over". The bassist teamed up with and Ginger Baker for dates in 2005 and admits there has been talk of a full reunion tour but that will never happen now.
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Eric Clapton and Other Stars Join Yoko Ono's Plastic Ono Band Show

February 18, 2010 02:58:31 GMT

was joined by a star-studded line-up including , and the on Tuesday night, February 16 to perform the first Plastic Ono Band's show in 40 years. Clapton joined bassist Klaus Voorman and drummer Jim Keltner onstage at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York. Both Voorman and Keltner are members of the original line-up that recorded 's anthem "Give Peace a Chance" in 1969.
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