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Hear “For Jack,” Eric Clapton’s Tribute To Jack Bruce

Last week, Cream’s Jack Bruce passed away. Now, Eric Clapton has shared a song called “For Jack” that’s dedicated to his former bandmate. It’s a quiet and reflective instrumental that features no words, but you can feel the emotion behind it. Clapton posted it to his Facebook page earlier today, along with the following message:… More »

By: James Rettig / October 28, 2014 - 6:32 pm

Eminem: Rap Game Eric Clapton

Throughout the rollout for The Marshall Mathers LP 2, which finally sees release today, there’s been a familiar stink on these new Eminem singles and the way he’s presenting himself at this point in his career. We could shuffle through dozens of reference points for a musician with this much longevity, this much reach, thi… More »

By: Chris DeVille / November 5, 2013 - 10:27 am

Watch Nirvana & Paul McCartney Debut “Cut Me Some Slack” At 12-12-12: The Concert For Sandy Relief

So last night the unthinkable happened: Paulvana, Nirmacca, Nicartney — whatever they’re calling themselves (Abomination is taken) — performed at the 12-12-12 Concert For Sandy Relief at Madison Square Garden. It should go without saying that my criticism/cynicism here is strictly musical and cultural: Whatever fresh hell occurred last night was very much in the… More »

By: Michael Nelson / December 13, 2012 - 11:04 am

Paul McCartney – “My Valentine (Feat. Eric Clapton)”

Paul McCartney’s next solo album, due early next year, is slated to be a memory-lane sort of thing, with McCartney covering the old pop standards of his childhood. The LP also includes two original tracks. One of them is called “My Valentine,” and it’s a pretty twinkly regretful-lounge-singer sort of thing, with some liquid acoustic… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 20, 2011 - 2:27 pm

We Are Plastic Ono Band (Feat. Eric Clapton, Paul Simon, Bette Midler, Sean Lennon & Friends) @ BAM, Brooklyn 2/16/10

A hefty price tag accompanied tickets to this very special one-off at Brooklyn Academy Of Music last night, a mix of simple supply-demand economics and, presumably, underwriting costs associated with corralling these names under one ornamented roof: The reconstituted, radicalized Plastic Ono Band boasted a lineup of legends and friends of Sean Lennon to survey… More »

By: Amrit Singh / February 17, 2010 - 12:46 pm

Alumni Set For R&R HOF 25th Anniversary Benefit

Bruce Springsteen, U2, Eric Clapton, CSN, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, Metallica, and Paul Simon (with and without Garfunkel) will raise money for the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Foundation & Museum via concerts at MSG 10/29 and 10/30. Tickets go on sale 8/3 or this Monday if you are an AMEX cardholer. Details here. More »

By: Scott Lapatine / July 22, 2009 - 2:22 pm

New Steve Winwood (Feat. Eric Clapton) Video – “Dirty City”

We have a certain affinity for Steve Winwood. He’s written some great songs. And we heard his shows with Clapton a few weeks ago were pretty great. But why is he making videos? We don’t mean, like, he’s not allowed. Just that … where are people going to watch this? Well, Stereogum we guess. Anyhow,… More »

By: brandon / April 11, 2008 - 11:04 am

The ‘Gum Drop: Volume XI – Hear New Raveonettes, Win New Clapton

This week we offered up a Danish Drop by rockin’ duo the Raveonettes, whose “Aly, Walk With Me” serves as a crackling ’60s-noir intro to the band’s forthcoming Vice-issued full-length Lust Lust Lust. Have a listen to the fuzzy, dizzy guitar-pop here.

And, speaking of guitars, in celebration of the Complete Clapton and… More »

By: Stereogum / November 7, 2007 - 4:45 pm

‘Gum Drop Giveaway #11

Holy Mother! In celebration of the Complete Clapton and Clapton: The Autobiography three winners take home more Clapton than they can likely carry. More »

By: Stereogum / November 6, 2007 - 2:33 pm

The 100 Greatest Love Songs

Have you compiled that perfect love songs playlist for your Valentine’s night? If you haven’t, then don’t expect any help from this list by The NY Daily News. Okay, that’s unfair; don’t expect any help here unless the only love songs you’ve enjoyed since 1990 are Mariah Carey’s “Vision Of Love” and Seal’s “Kiss From… More »

By: Stereogum / February 13, 2007 - 6:00 pm

The Coke Side Of Life

A lot of you guys are writing us to complain that Clipse wasn’t higher on Pfork’s list (we didn’t write it!), but coke-rap is so on in ’07. Sasha Frere-Jones explores in his recent piece for The New Yorker:What is a life-style choice in pop is a livelihood in hip-hop. Almost every m.c. raps about… More »

By: Stereogum / December 20, 2006 - 11:51 am

The Golden Road To Unlimited Procrastination

Hope you’re not busy for the next couple of days. We hadn’t been to Wolfgang’s Vault in awhile, but thanks to RS, we discovered Wolfgang’s behemoth concert archive, 300 shows deep with streams from performances by everyone from The Beach Boys in ’71 (after Brian’s performing days), to Clapton in ’76, to The Cure inMore »

By: Stereogum / November 14, 2006 - 2:21 pm