Tag: Eric Clapton

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 10/15/10

The Popdose staff curates this mix to be a companion through the headlong rush to the winter solstice....

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Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 13

What happens when pop culture forces collide, and why do they almost always suck? Matt Wardlaw, Michael Parr, and Dave Lifton discuss it on...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Eric Clapton, “Clapton”

Granny pop standards? Dixieland jazz? What was Eric thinking? Think what you will, but the results of Clapton's latest solo album just...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Delaney & Bonnie, “On Tour With Eric Clapton” (Deluxe Edition)

By the time On Tour with Eric Clapton was released in 1970, the husband/wife pairing of Delaney and Bonnie Bramlett could loosely be placed...

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Music, Popdose Flashback '90

Popdose Flashback ’90: The Vaughan Brothers, “Family Style”

On the 20th anniversary of Stevie Ray Vaughan's death, Michael Fortes revisits the Texas guitar master's swan song: a collaboration with...

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Cratedigger, Music

Cratedigger: Jeff Beck, “Truth”

Jeff Beck’s sister was responsible for a nice chunk of rock and roll history when she fortuitously introduced him to another young...

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Listmania, Music

Listmania: Top 50 Guitarists (#10-1)

We made a list of our favorite guitarists of all time, and this week we count down the final 10. Who's number 1? You'll have to click to...

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Cratedigger, Music

Cratedigger: The Wailers, “Burnin'”

Like many Americans, my first encounter with reggae came via Eric Clapton’s cover of “I Shot the Sheriff,” which was on...

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Rock End of the ’80s, Part 9

We’ve got a ton more from the letter C this week, as we take a look at the songs that hit the rock charts in the ’80s but never...

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Rock End of the ’80s, Part 7

So, I took at least an inital recommendation last week to listen to some Blue Oyster Cult and spun the record the vast majority said to...

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Music, Ticket Stub

Ticket Stub: Emerson, Lake & Palmer in Wheeling, November ’77

For those of you that read my Ticket Stub piece last week regarding Michael Bolton, I should tell you that good portions of that were...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Mishka, “Talk About”

Two weeks ago Jeff Giles asked me to review Talk About, the new album from Mishka, the first — and so far only — artist signed...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Various Artists, “Live at Knebworth”

Live albums, more than any other, date themselves immediately, and not merely because the date is plastered all over the recording....

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “The Remake”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE What possesses an artist to revisit his or her recordings years later and decide to remake the song?  Sometimes...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD/DVD Review: Arcangels, “Living In A Dream”

The Austin Rehearsal Complex (ARC) opened on March 1, 1990, using funds provided by the city’s arts council to get started. A few...

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Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Paul Shaffer

More than just the guy who plays keyboards for David Letterman, Paul Shaffer is really one of the more underrated musical icons of the last...

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Music, Rock Court

Rock Court: The People vs. Eric Clapton

Rock Court is back in session, and this time, the fate of God -- a.k.a. Eric Clapton -- hangs in the balance. Take your seat in the jury...

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Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Mike Stern

He's got more than a dozen albums and multiple Grammy nominations to his credit -- but Mike Stern's latest release, Big...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers, “Levitate”

You know the joke, “It might look like i’m doing nothing, but at the cellular level I’m really quite busy”? Bruce...

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Jesus of Cool, Music

Jesus of Cool: We Wuz Robbed! Great #2 Hits of the ’90s

Welcome back to another edition of Jon Cummings' award-winning look at great #2 singles of the pop era! This week: hits from Sheryl Crow,...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 7/24/09

The more things change… Adam Again – Ain’t No Sunshine from Ten Songs by Adam Again (1988) Deliverance – Beauty And...

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Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: “Vin Scelsa’s Live at Lunch,” 6/28/00 (Pt. 2)

In part two of this flashback edition of Vin Scelsa’s Live at Lunch, singer-songwriter Jules Shear talks about the R&B...

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Caught on Tape, Music

Caught on Tape: Paul Kossoff, Free Man at Last

January 1976, Hollywood, California – The first time I saw Paul Kossoff play was back in 1969. Free were opening for Blind Faith on...

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Cratedigger, Music

Cratedigger: Traffic, “Shoot Out At The Fantasy Factory”

There is really no rhyme or reason for the way these things go, but lately I’ve noticed a very definite increase in the amount of...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Phil Collins, Session Drummer”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE There was a time — maybe 25 years ago — when mentioning Phil Collins in the pantheon of...

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Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: Bob Marley in New York City, May ’76

I don’t know much about this Bob Marley character, but if his performance on the “Welcome to New York” bootleg is any...

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Basement Songs, Music

Basement Songs: Cream, “Sunshine of Your Love”

This week I received word that an old high school classmate, Steve Zella, is missing after a kayak accident in the Texas community where he...

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Music, Song-Off

Song-Off: Having a Rock and Roll Heart

Eric Clapton – “I’ve Got a Rock and Roll Heart” Dave: Did Clapton have to record this to pay back the writers for...

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Bottom Feeders, Music, Popdose

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 17

Every now and then I like to talk about what I have deemed “inappropriate ghetto moments.” These moments occur when I have the...

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Dw. Dunphy On..., Music, Popdose

Dw. Dunphy On… Cover Songs — Why and Why Not

Some people are just flat-out smart-asses. It’s not necessarily a bad thing to be at times, mind you, but a good smart-ass pulls it...