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Eric Clapton Cites Hassles of Travel as Reason He’ll Stop Touring at 70

There's just 25 months left to see Eric Clapton on tour. The legendary guitarist says that he's going to quit the road life when he turns 70 years old because getting from show to show is too much of a pain. "The bit on stage, that's easy," he says before insisting he'll stay active playing around his hometown.

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Eric Clapton, ‘Gotta Get Over’ – Song Review

Middle school-grade album art and a terrible album title luckily seem to say nothing about the music on 'Old Sock,' Eric Clapton's upcoming studio release.

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Paul McCartney, Steve Winwood + More to Guest on Eric Clapton’s ‘Old Sock’

On Monday (Jan. 28), Eric Clapton announced that he is putting out a new album, 'Old Sock,' on March 12. Apart from the track listing, not too much other information has been available about the project. However, on Wednesday (Jan. 30) Clapton revealed the many guest stars who will appear on the record.

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Eric Clapton Announces New Album ‘Old Sock’ on His Own Label

Guitar legend Eric Clapton is back in action, both on the road and in the record stores. "Slowhand" will release a new album, titled 'Old Sock,' March 12 on his own label, Bushbranch Records.

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Eric Clapton Helps Rolling Stones Rock Second 50th Anniversary London Show

The Rolling Stones continued their '50 & Counting' tour last night (Nov. 29) in front of another packed crowd at London's O2 Arena, offering old friends, new guests, and a few surprises during a lengthy 23-song set list.

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Eric Clapton to Jam With Rolling Stones

Folks who shelled out their life savings to attend the Rolling Stones' first concert in London on Sunday (Nov. 25) may have had an incredible time, but they're about to start complaining. Word is that Eric Clapton will be sitting in with the group for tomorrow night's show.

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Eric Clapton 2013 Tour Dates Announced

It's not even December, but already Eric Clapton is looking ahead to 2013. Today (Nov. 19) the legendary guitarist announced a U.S. tour comprising mostly of dates in the South and Southwest. A full list of 2013 tour dates is listed below.

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Eric Clapton, ‘Looking at the Rain’ – Song Review

We're coming up on the Dec. 18 release date of the 35th Anniversary Edition of Eric Clapton's 1977 album, 'Slowhand.' There are five configurations to choose from, depending on how much you love the album; however, all of them feature four previously unreleased songs. One of them, 'Looking at the Rain,' has just been released.

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You Can Hear Chevy Chase Cover Clapton and the Beatles, If You Want To, We Guess

After he left 'Saturday Night Live' but before he cemented his status as one of the most bankable comedy stars of the '80s, Chevy Chase tried his hand at being a solo recording artist -- and if this post marks your introduction to his 1980 self-titled album, you can probably figure out why you've never heard it before.

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35 Years Ago: Eric Clapton Releases ‘Slowhand’

‘Slowhand,' released on the first day of November 1977, came at a crucial point in Eric Clapton’s career. After more than a decade as rock’s reigning guitar god, the 32-year-old Cream and Derek and the Dominos leader was coming off two unremarkable solo albums.

‘461 Ocean Boulevard,’ from 1974, proved Clapton could carry a song-oriented record under his own name; ‘There’s One in Every Crowd’ (1975) and ‘No Reason to Cry’ (1976) sank under their aimless and bloated self-importance.

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Painting Owned by Eric Clapton Sells for Record $34 Million

Although he's received many a big royalty check in his lifetime, it's doubtful Eric Clapton has ever gotten one to compare with the payment he's about to get. A painting from his collection sold at a London auction on Friday (Oct. 12) for more than $34 million.

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Eric Clapton to Mark 35th Anniversary of ‘Slowhand’ With Supersized Re-Release

'Slowhand,' Eric Clapton's most successful '70s album, is being repackaged and re-released this fall, with up to 14 previously unreleased tracks on multiple formats. 2012 is the 35th anniversary of a recording that features many hits that still make his live show today. It will be available on Nov. 26. 

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