Articles Tagged 'Eric Clapton'

Jack Bruce

RIP Jack Bruce: The Cream of Cream

Jack Bruce, the bass player with the startling British rock trio Cream (among other things) passed away on Saturday (October 25) from liver failure. He was 71. His was a remarkable career, beginning in wartime Glasgow and travelling with his parents across the U.S.A. and Canada, taking in the Royal Scottish Academy of Music (as […]

Hofner violin bass

Six Iconic Instruments That Built British Rock

Note: these aren’t British instruments. In fact there aren’t many, if any, musical instruments that could be said to have definitely had their sole origin in the British Isles, although bagpipes come close. No, this list pays tribute to the instruments (and their amplification systems) that became iconic by being part of the British rock […]

Paul McCartney: ‘No One Captured The Sixties Like Linda’

The late great Linda McCartney’s pioneering rock photography — no flash, natural light, comfortable subject — is being celebrated in a new book which has been put together by her husband Paul (who apparently used to be in some band or other) and their children, with a little help from the equally great Annie Leibovitz. […]