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45 Years Ago: Buffalo Springfield And Eric Clapton Busted In Topanga Canyon

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On March 20, 1968, a genuine rock and roll all star bust went down. At the home of then girlfriend of Stephen Stills, nestled in the legendary Topanga Canyon of California, members of Buffalo Springfield were getting a little out of hand.

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Eric Clapton, ‘Old Sock’ – Album Review

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There comes a point in most artists’ careers where they just don’t care about making records anymore. Or at least they don’t care about making records that their fans want to hear. They tour sporadically, playing the old songs to pay the bills. And they release new albums every five years or so because they feel it’s something they should do. Eric Clapton got to this point years ago, but on his 21st solo album, ‘Old Sock,’ he settles into not caring like it’s his full-time job these days.

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Weekend Songs: Eric Clapton, ‘After Midnight’

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Classic rock is about heavy hooks, power chords, and tight harmonies, but it’s also about letting loose and enjoying the good times — and there’s no better time than Friday evening, when we pick up our paycheck, punch out of work, and enjoy a couple days of much-needed rest and relaxation.

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Eric Clapton Streaming Entire ‘Old Sock’ Album

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Fans can now hear Eric Clapton's upcoming studio album in its entirety, one week before it's set to hit stores and digital retailers. 'Old Sock' will feature 10 covers and two originals when it's available on March 12. It's Clapton's 21st studio album.

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Cream to Release Live Triple Vinyl Set for Record Store Day

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Cream have become the latest classic rock act to announce that they will be celebrating Record Store Day on April 20. The famous supergroup will release a three-LP of 'Live at the Royal Albert Hall' in an extremely limited run of only 1,500 copies.

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

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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

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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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Eric Clapton – 2013 Must-See Rock Concerts

2013 Must-See Classic Rock Concerts
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Who: Eric Clapton

What: 2013 U.S. Tour

When: March 14 - April 13

Why: Clapton is a perennial winner on the concert trail, and since he's announced the upcoming release of a new album titled 'Old Sock,' it's likely we'll see some new music in his set this year. This year's tour will culmina

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

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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

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Larry Busacca, Getty Images

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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