Eric Clapton

On this day, March 30th, 2024, we at Grateful Web tip our hats to the legendary Eric Clapton, whose guitar strings have shaped the landscape of our musical dreams for decades. Clapton, a name that echoes through the halls of music history, has crafted a legacy interwoven with the roots of English blues, rock, and more, creating a story that's as rich and vibrant as the genres themselves.


CHET ATKINS is the most recorded solo instrumentalist in music history who traveled far to become “Mr. Guitar.” The journey took the legendary icon from Appalachian poverty to international acclaim, from utter obscurity to three Halls of Fame. He is a 14x Grammy Award winner, a Grammy Lifetime Achievement recipient, A Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and a Country Music Hall of Fame inductee.

As the calendar flips to December 5th, 2023, we at Grateful Web join the chorus of music enthusiasts worldwide to celebrate the birthday of J.J. Cale, a man whose influence in music is both profound and subtly omnipresent. Often overshadowed by the luminaries he inspired, Cale's musical journey is a story of quiet innovation, underpinning some of the most iconic sounds in modern music history.

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Today, the 8x GRAMMY® Award-winning singer/songwriter/producer Stephen Marley has released Old Soul, his first full-length project since 2016, available now on all digital platforms via Tuff Gong Collective/UMe/Ghetto Youths International. Featuring a stellar line-up of special guests, including Bob Weir, Eric Clapton, Jack Johnson, Ziggy Marley, Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley, Buju Banton, and Slightly Stoopid.

Jamaica's Marley family has produced no shortage of history, hits, homages, and musical heroes. On his fifth solo album, seven years since his last one, Stephen Marley pays tribute to his storied and successful family – and to a life of inspiration and influences ranging from Frank Sinatra to the Beatles to (no surprise here) his father, Bob Marley.

"Old Soul" will be released by Tuff Gong Collective/UMe/Ghetto Youths International on September 15, 2023.

Today, Tuff Gong Collective/UMe/Ghetto Youths International announce Stephen Marley’s Old Soul, the new album from the 8x GRAMMY® Award winning singer/songwriter/producer, to be released digitally on September 15, 2023. The album boasts an array of special guests including Eric Clapton, Bob Weir, Jack Johnson, Ziggy Marley, Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley, Buju Banton and Slightly Stoopid.

Eric Clapton and Warner Records today announce the highly-anticipated release of The Definitive 24 Nights album and boxed sets which expand the live collection of Clapton’s record-setting 1990-91 run of 24 concerts at the Royal Albert Hall with nearly six hours of live music and 36 unreleased performances including today’s release of the fan-favorite “Crossroads (Live at The Royal Albert Hall 1991).” This timeless Robert


Today, Eric Clapton’s previously unreleased 1991 performance of the blues classic “Key To The Highway (Live at Royal Albert Hall)” is available digitally via Warner Records (listen to the track and watch the video HERE).


Today, Warner Records released Eric Clapton’s previously unreleased 1991 rock performance of “Knockin’ On Heavens Door” at The Royal Albert Hall. Listen to the reggae-infused song HERE which includes Phil Collins on drums and will be included on the upcoming album The Definitive 24 Nights out June 23.


The Royal Albert Hall is Eric Clapton’s home away from home in London. Since his debut at the historic venue with the Yardbirds in 1964, Clapton has performed there over 200 times (and counting), more than any other artist.

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