The English guitarist was ready for the solo debut that arrived in the spring of 1972.
The Hag's seventh No. 1 featured such great players as James Burton and Jim Gordon.
One of the many hidden gems in the solo career of the late, great singer, writer and bassist.
uDiscover looks in detail at one of the most-covered numbers in the Leon Russell songbook, 'Superstar,' with memories from Leon himself.
Leon Russell's 60-year career included writing some of rock's great songs and working with countless other legendary names. He died on 13 November 2016.
On 25 September 1971, Delaney & Bonnie entered the Hot 100 with the Dave Mason composition 'Only You Know And I Know,' which went on to make the top 20.
The Carpenters' sophisticated rendition of 'Superstar' took its bow as the highest new entry on the Billboard Hot 100 for the week of 4 September 1971.
Eric Clapton spent the '60s forming his reputation in one great band after another, but on 25 July 1970, his solo name was on the charts for the first time.
US soul vocalist PP Arnold will have The Turning Tide, her shelved album of songs produced by Barry Gibb and Eric Clapton, released on 6 October 2017.
When the roll call of rock’s great session drummers is made, Jim Gordon, who was born on 14 July 1945, should be high on the list.
It was on the first day of July 1939 that the great writer and guitarist Delaney Bramlett came into the world in Pontotoc, Mississippi.
We hope you enjoy and respond to our pick of the best Eric Clapton guitar solos. Find out which Eric Clapton guitar solos have made the cut.
The third, self-titled album by the Carpenters became their second in succession to make No.2 on the Billboard chart. reDiscover this beautiful record here.
Some rare Eric Clapton memorabilia from his time with Derek and the Dominos is up for auction next month in New York
Rounder's seven-CD box set of 2013, Skydog: The Duane Allman Retrospective, is to be released as a limited edition, 14 LP box set on 180 gram vinyl.