Posts Tagged ‘eric clapton’

“Riding With The King” 20th Anniversary edition to be released with bonus tracks

Two guitar legends – Eric Clapton and B.B. King – first performed together in NYC in 1967. Over 30 years later, in 1999, the two longtime friends joined forces to create a collection of all new studio recordings of blues classics and contemporary songs. The resulting album Riding with the King would be released in June 2000 and go onto […]

Doyle Bramhall II: Shades Review

For a musician like Doyle Bramhall II, the music criticism community approaches a new album release with an understanding that, more likely than not, it’s going to be good. As someone who grew up around the Vaughan brothers in Texas (his father drummed for The Chessmen with Jimmie Vaughan while still in high school and […]

The Rolling Stones: Blue and Lonesome Review

Critics joke that the Rolling Stones may outlive us all, and if their new album Blue and Lonesome is any indication of their stamina, I’d say it’s possible. The British boys who brought the blues to America’s attention in the 1960s returned on December 2 with their first album in 11 years, a 12-track set […]

Eric Clapton: I Still Do Review

With a career of more than half a century, legendary guitarist and three-time inductee of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Eric Clapton gifts us with I Still Do. The 12 track album features wounded stories, a guitar bursting with life, an incognito in the vocals of one of the songs and a clear explanation to […]

Top 5 Live Albums of 2015

2015 has come to an end. Blues Rock is a genre all about live music and these five groups were voted as the top 5 live albums of 2015 by Blues Rock Review.

Blues Rock Holiday Gift Ideas

In need of some gift ideas this holiday season? We cover the bases with holiday gift ideas for blues rock fans from CDs to DVDs and Blu-ray releases.

10 Transformative Blues Covers

Throughout its history, the blues has relied heavily on the reworking of stories and music with uncertain roots by modern artists. This list examines a selection of ten songs that have transformed over time and are recognized by many within the blues community as vital components of the genre’s ever-evolving songbook.

Eric Clapton: Old Sock Review

It’s always exciting when a legend as prolific as Eric Clapton announces a new release.  Often, though, the excitement goes hand-in-hand with a nagging fear.  Maybe this is because we’re worried that a perfect discography could be tainted.  Releasing a new album is always a risk, and it seems that the greater the legend, the […]

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