Eric Clapton

What Love Song Gives You The Most Tingles?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

What song gives you the tingles? Sends you into a romantic daydream even when you're hoovering? Those clever folk at Spotify have come up with the ...

It's Not Only Rock 'N' Roll

Jenny Boyd | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jenny Boyd

Mick Fleetwood once said that the first time he saw me walking back from school in Notting Hill Gate he knew I was the girl he was going to marry. We were both sixteen and it was the summer of '64. The first time I saw him play at Brentwood Town Hall, I felt as though I'd been plugged into an electric socket.

Life in the Fast Lane

Neil Cossar | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Neil Cossar

In Oct 2004, Eric Clapton was suspended from driving in France after being caught speeding at 134mph in his Porsche 911 Turbo near Merceuil. He was given a 750 euro (£515) fine and his UK licence was confiscated. After paying his fine Clapton posed for photographs with French police and then left the scene in his Porsche -- with his secretary behind the wheel...

Marcella Detroit: After Three Decades in Music, She Can't Forget the Motor City

Jason Holmes | Posted 26.11.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

We're on the King's Road and Marcella has just wrapped up the final gig of a short UK tour to promote her new album The Vehicle (Right Recordings, 2013).

Falling in Love

Kate Thompson | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Thompson

The strongest and perhaps the strangest of emotions, it can bring absolute elation and utter despair in equal measures. When we admit we have fallen in love, we are at our most vulnerable, opening our hearts and souls to one person; we take a risk.

Influencers and Inspirations: The Artists That Made Me Fall in Love With Music

Lulu | Posted 11.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Lulu

I am all about going back to my roots, singing the songs that I love most and paying tribute to some of my favourite artists. And in every song that I sing, there's a little piece of the influencers and inspirations that I encountered on my musical journey.

Sam Cam's Fiat Went for a Bomb: But Amy Winehouse Shows a Previous Celeb Owner Isn't Always a Plus

Martin Roberts | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Martin Roberts

There was a lot of interest some years ago when the childhood home of Rob Roy MacGregor, the Scottish folk hero that Mel Gibson did a darn fine job of playing in Braveheart, came up for auction. It went for something like three times the guide price (I know because I was the under bidder).

PICTURES: Florence Gives Mick A Kiss

WENN | Posted 30.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

The Rolling Stones were joined onstage by Florence Welch and Eric Clapton on Thursday in the second of two London shows celebrating the band's 50th an...

Look Who's Joining The Stones On Stage..

WENN | Posted 28.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

Music veteran Eric Clapton and British singer Florence Welch will join The Rolling Stones onstage at their London concert on Thursday, according to a ...

'We Don't Need To Be Feminist In My Generation': Carla Bruni Talks Feminism And Gay Marriage

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 31.01.2013 | UK

France's former first lady Carla Bruni has pledged her support for gay marriage and admitted she is "not an active feminist." The 45-year-old, who...

Andrew Loog Oldham: the Man Who Gave the World The Rolling Stones

Jason Holmes | Posted 12.01.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

Andrew Loog Oldham lives in Colombia, far from the capital in which he made his name. He was born in Paddington, London and became at the age of 19 th...

Who Is The Greatest Guitarist Of Them All?

The Huffington Post UK/WENN | Posted 17.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

Eric Clapton is renowned for his great guitaring skills, with a catalogue of era-defining songs to his strings, including Layla and You Look Wonderful...

Ode To Michael Bloomfield: Review of Blues At The Fillmore 1968 - 1969

Benjamin Lazarus | Posted 20.08.2012 | UK
Benjamin Lazarus

History however is a cruel mistress, and occasionally people get lost in her vaults, ceasing to be recognised for their immeasurable impact and contribution to a particular field. Certainly in the case of modern day music, Michael Bloomfield is the epitome of this, and today his profound influence remains unknown and untold.

Has Carla Bruni Been At The Botox?

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 29.06.2012 | UK

France’s first lady made a rare public appearance yesterday, leaving some in shock at the apparent decline in her supermodel looks. The 44-year-...

Jimi vs The Longest Record

James Phelge | Posted 19.02.2012 | UK Entertainment
James Phelge

I have no idea what the longest ever Hendrix, or recorded rock band record is. All I can say is: the longest playing record I know is the one I am playing for you now - which has been me talking about music since 1963.

Mouth Out Of Control

Simon Napier-Bell | Posted 05.02.2012 | UK Entertainment
Simon Napier-Bell

As far as the blues were concerned Jimmy Page had technique and angst but lacked heartfelt sadness. Eric Clapton too - despite his lengthy period on heroin, trying, he said, to find the true pain at the heart of the blues - never quite got there.