Watch Eric Clapton And Friends Pay Tribute To Iconic Americana Songwriter JJ Cale

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You know his songs even if you’re not familiar with his name. “After Midnight,” “Cocaine,” “Call Me the Breeze,” these are just some of the rock n’ roll standards that came from the pen and tattered guitar of Tulsa, Oklahoma songwriter JJ Cale. Now the man responsible for making his music a staple of classic rock radio is celebrating his music on a new album of his songs and in a new half hour show, both entitled Eric Clapton – The Breeze: An Appreciation of JJ Cale, which aired last night on VH1 Classic and will air again tonight on Palladia at 9/8C. In the show, the storied English blues rock guitarist explores Cale’s life and music along with famous friends like John Mayer as well as live performances of some of JJ’s most well-known songs. Watch the full presentation now and learn the impact of one of America’s greatest songwriters.

CONCERT REVIEW: The Floacist’s Hustle Is Her Purposeful Flow

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The positive energy and good vibes were in full effect on July 2oth at SOB’s, thanks to Natalie Stewart‘s two-hour performance. You may better know her as The Floacist, half of the now-defunct dynamic duo, Floetry. With her musical partner Marsha Ambrosious (the Songstress), Floetry exploded onto the music scene in 2002 from London by way of Philly with their debut album Floetic, followed by the 2005 release Flo’Ology. But by 2006, the group had broken up, leaving us all to wonder what had gone wrong? The question was like the elephant in the room as we waited for the Floacist to start her set.

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In Search of the Exact Moment When Nick Jonas Became Hot

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Once upon a time, Nick Jonas was the youngest member of a family band. They played songs your mom would like and filmed a few movies with Disney. And then this happened:

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Comically Bad Amazon Reviews Of Beloved Classic Rock Albums

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“Good music” is a subjective thing. One person’s favorite band could sound like tuneless electronic white noise to someone else. Even albums that are widely hailed as among the best in recorded history have their fair share of detractors. To prove it, we’ve read the Amazon.com customer reviews for every entry on VH1′s 100 Greatest Albums of All Time list. Many are positive, but there still a few who awarded a lowly one-star to these classics -usually for hilarious reasons. We guess there’s just no pleasing some people. Nirvana fans, AC/DC fans, Jimi Hendrix fans, Beatlemaniacs and more: prepare to get royally bummed out.

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REVIEW: J. Cole Fans Brave The Weather To Celebrate 5th Anniversary Of The Warm Up

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To some, 29-year-old rapper J. Cole is the most boring rapper in the game. Last year, LA Weekly put out a track by track review of Cole’s sophomore album Born Sinner using sleeping cat gifs. His most recent single “Crooked Smile” was the song of the summer…last year. So what made hundreds of people spend hours in the pouring rain for a shot at watching him perform?

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