History of Eric Clapton

Eric Clapton

Introduction to “Slowhand” Eric Clapton has been considered one of the greatest axemen of all time. He had been with the Yardbirds and Cream before he formed his own act Derek and the Dominos. The Dominos recorded their only studio album, Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs. The album yielded one of … Read more

History of B.B. King

B.B. King

An Introduction To One of the Most Influential Guitarists of All Time B.B. King (birth name Riley B. King) is a singer-­songwriter and guitarist. Hailed as the King of Blues, his trademark fluid bent notes and pulsating change of pitch in his guitar picks lend a great influenced to future blues guitarists. … Read more

Biography of Dave Mason

Dave Mason

Early career phase and his stint with Traffic David Thomas “Dave” Mason was born in Worcestershire, England in 1944. By his teens, Mason had become already a professional musician. He joined groups such as the Jaguars and the Hellions, both of where he met drummer Jim Capaldi. In 1967, following Steve Winwood’s … Read more

Biography of Clarence Carter

Clarence Carter

Early life and teaming with Calvin Scott Clarence George Carter was born on January 14, 1936 in Montgomery, Alabama. Blind from birth, he found solace and leaned on music by teaching himself guitar. He went to a school for the blind and to a normal state college in Alabama where he majored … Read more

Biography of Peter Frampton

Peter Frampton

  Introduction Peter Frampton (born in 1950 in Kent, England) is an English rock singer-songwriter and musician known for his hits “Show Me The Way”, “Baby I Love Your Way” and “Do You Feel Like We Do”, and also for his hit live albumFrampton Comes Alive! As a teenager he played in … Read more

Ian Gomm – “Hold On”

Ian Gomm

Short career summary on Ian Gomm Ian Gomm is a British singer-songwriter who is also known as a former guitarist for the pub rock/classic rock band Brinsley Schwarz. He started his music career in the early 1960s as a band member of Unit form, which he formed with his schoolmates and did … Read more