The Day the Beatles Staged a Partial Reunion for Eric Clapton’s Wedding
Pattie Boyd was also the catalyst for the first Beatles concert reunion.
The Story of the All-Star Stevie Ray Vaughan Tribute Concert
On May 11, 1995, nearly five years after the helicopter crash that killed him, some of Stevie Ray Vaughan's talented peers united on a single stage to pay tribute to a life and career that ended too soon.
Eric Clapton Celebrates 70th Anniversary With Famous Friends at Madison Square Garden
Better late than never: Eric Clapton belatedly celebrated his 70th birthday on May 1, gathering a few friends and several thousand of his closest fans together for a concert at Madison Square Garden.
That Time Eric Clapton’s Driving License Was Suspended
Slowhand, lead foot.
How the Yardbirds Ended Up Replacing Eric Clapton With Another Legend in Jeff Beck
On Eric Clapton’s suggestion, the Yardbirds initially approached a session guitarist they knew as a possible replacement. Jimmy Page instead suggested Jeff Beck.
How Eric Clapton Ended Up Marrying His Best Friend’s Ex-Wife
On March 27, 1979, Eric Clapton married Pattie Boyd, ex-wife of George Harrison and inspiration for the songs "Something," "Layla" and "Wonderful Tonight."
The Day Eric Clapton’s Son Was Killed in 49-Story Fall
On March 20, 1991, Eric Clapton suffered a parent's worst nightmare.
Eric Clapton Announces Madison Square Garden Concerts
Eric Clapton will celebrate his 70th birthday with several thousand of his biggest fans.