John Weldon Cale, better known as J.J. Cale wrote Eric Clapton’s ‘After Midnight’ and ‘Travelin Light’. Cale also penned hits for Lynyrd Skynyrd, and had his work covered by Johnny Cash and the Allman Brothers.
The sold-out show was televised live, streamed online, played on the radio and shown in theaters all over the world with up to 2 billion people experiencing the history-making event live.
Legends of the world of music took the stage at Madison Square Garden for the “12-12-12″ concert Wednesday night, as many victims of Superstorm Sandy continue to suffer and require help.
The charity concert for Sandy victims has been billed as the biggest one ever staged at Madison Square Garden.
Three of country music’s biggest stars (and best guitar players) will join Clapton and lots more special guests at the 2013 Crossroads Guitar Festival in New York City.
A hint of autumnal Beatlemania was in the air Sunday as Paul McCartney, for the second time in his improbable life, climbed the steps of venerable Old Marylebone Town Hall to take himself a bride. The 69-year-old former Beatle appeared proud.
This is the first time the guitar legend is offering up his amplifiers, so it’s a rare chance for fans to plug in as Clapton did.