All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Eric Clapton’

Rolling Stones Saxophonist Dies at 70

Bobby Keys, the legendary saxophonist who toured and appeared on albums with the Rolling Stones, passed away on Tuesday at his Franklin, Tennessee home, after battling a lengthy illness. He was 70. Known for his blistering solos, most notably on the Rolling Stones’ 1971 hit “Brown Sugar,” Keys also at times led the horn section when the band went into …

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Jack Bruce, Legendary Rock Bass Player, Dead at 71

Jack Bruce was one-third of the iconic rock legend that was Cream. Playing bass alongside drummer Ginger Baker and guitarist Eric Clapton, Bruce would help churn out four albums before Cream flamed out. Jack Bruce died at the age of 71, as announced on his website and Facebook page. “It is with great sadness that we, Jack’s family, announce the …

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JJ Cale Dies At Age 74 From Heart Attack

The music industry and the world lost a very talented man Friday, July 26, 2013. According to his official website, JJ Cale passed away at 8:00 p.m. at Scripps Hospital in La Jolla, California after suffering from a heart attack. He was 74-years-old. “JJ Cale was loved by fans worldwide for his completely unpretentious and beautiful music,” said Mike Kappus, …

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Lennon Letter to Clapton Up For Auction

Entertainment memorabilia auction house Prifiles in History this week announced that the personal correspondence of several famous musicians will be up for auction on December 18 in Los Angeles. 300 of the “most important” items from a collection of over 3,000 items will be up for sale. Some of the most interesting letters in the collection include letters from Beethoven, …

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