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Keith Richards/Eric Clapton, Keith Urban/Vince Gill, John Mayer/Doyle Bramhall Collabs Highlight Crossroads Night 2

Eric Clapton doesn’t play that wild brand of barroom rock and roll very often anymore, but he was all smiles backing Keith Richards on Chuck Berry’s “Sweet Little Rock And Roller” at Crosswords Fest.

04/14/2013

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Allman Brothers/Eric Clapton Jam Highlights Crossroads Festival Night 1

Eric Clapton was only too happy to play support to his friends. Clapton isn’t just the biggest star of the Crossroads Guitar Festival, he’s a genial – and most generous – host, joining lesser known artists throughout the evening. The festival, which featured guitar players ranging in age from 13 to 87, raises money for Clapton’s Crossroads substance abuse rehabilitation center in Antigua.

04/13/2013