Sneak Peek: Musicians Recall ‘The First Time I Heard Eric Clapton’

Sneak Peek: Musicians Recall ‘The First Time I Heard Eric Clapton’

The sound of Eric Clapton‘s guitar is instantly identifiable. Old school fans remember his departure from the Yardbirds to pursue his passion for the blues with John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers. Huge hits with Cream, Blind Faith, Delaney & Bonnie & Friends and Derek & the Dominos followed. Clapton’s solo career further expanded his cult of fans. […]

Sneak Peek: Musicians Recall ‘The First Time I Heard Jimi Hendrix’

Sneak Peek: Musicians Recall ‘The First Time I Heard Jimi Hendrix’

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame calls Jimi Hendrix “arguably the greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock music.” Though he died more than 45 years ago, Hendrix remains rock’s most influential guitarist. In recent months we’ve asked musicians to discuss the first time they heard Bob Dylan and Janis Joplin perform. Stay tuned as some […]

Fleetwood Mac, Blues and Chemistry: The Mick Fleetwood Interview

Fleetwood Mac, Blues and Chemistry: The Mick Fleetwood Interview

Long before Fleetwood Mac owned the Billboard record charts for years in the mid to late ’70s with a string of mega-selling albums/singles culled from the albums Fleetwood Mac, Rumours and Tusk, their formative sound was rooted in something altogether different. Fleetwood Mac mark 1 drew from a heavy blues-rock sound that stood in diametric opposition to their reputation as traditional pop […]