"The blues was like that problem child that you may have had in the family. You was a little bit ashamed to let anybody see him, but you loved him. You just didn't know how other people would take it." --B.B. King
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Eric Clapton is one of those "guitar gods" who gets all the respect afforded by classic rock radio and guitar player magazines, but not much from rock critics in general.
Maybe it was the adult contemporary sounds of the '80s and '90s, but it's hard to imagine some young punk scrawling "Clapton is ... More >>
Friday, March 9, 2012
Last night, Crescent Ballroom officially was broken in. Forget the too-cool-for-school crowd. Once a bunch of ladies exiting middle age get drunk and dance at the front of the room, you no longer have the shiniest new venue in town. And, ... More >>
Super Hero Battle at Scottsdale Fashion Square
Improv AZ and AZ Cacophony hatched a sinister plan for last weekend: assemble a cast of violent villains and honorable heroes and have them duke it out at Scottsdale Fashion Square. The result will come to be known as the "Super Hero Battle" of Saturday ... More >>
Luke HolwerdaEric Clapton and Steve Winwood play together, just like their Blind Faith days. See more shots in our slide show.Clapton began his career with the bluesy stylings of The Yardbirds and then segued into John Mayall's Blues Breakers. In his days with Cream, he slid headfirst into psychede ... More >>