Music industry veteran Bill Bentley brings us reviews of a dozen new releases, including exciting new music by Joseph Arthur and Peter Buck, Rory Block, Kinky Friedman, Charles Lloyd, Kathy and the Kilowatts, and more!
From his work with John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, The Yardbirds, Cream, Blind Faith, and Derek & The Dominoes to his extraordinary body of solo work, Eric Clapton has filled in every nook and cranny of his musical career with memorable creativity.
Does Knebworth '90 live up to its billing as "best British rock concert of all time?" With a lineup that includes Paul McCartney, Pink Floyd, Page & Plant, Eric Clapton, Elton John, and more, it would be hard not to.
It's no surprise that Slowhand will be re-released in a 35th Anniversary Edition with the contents of the album being remastered. While there is not yet any information about what extras will be included, fans are sure to be happy.
Pattie Boyd isn't in the Martin Scorsese documentary about her former husband George Harrison, but she does tell us what it was like in that rarefied world of Beatlemania, the times she had to run from a pack of rabid Beatle fans, and why she had to marry Eric Clapton.