Tag Archives: Eric Clapton

Round Midnight at the Global Worldwide Headquarters (Guitar-Gently-Weeping Prince Edition)

Hard on the heels of the hardtracking staff’s post about the classic guitar duet between George Harrison and Eric Clapton comes this performance of “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” –  featuring Prince, Tom Petty, Steve Winwood, Jeff Lynne, and Dhani Harrison (the … Continue reading

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Round Midnight at the Global Worldwide Headquarters (Earworm-Chasing ‘Badge’ Edition)

Whenever the hardworking staff gets an earworm (see, for example, here), we turn to the greatest rock-and-roll love-triangle tune ever to unearth it. (Great photos.)     George Harrison aced out Eric Clapton and married Patti Boyd in 1966. Forty years … Continue reading

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NYT: Fender (Mind) Bender

From the Sunday New York Times Business section: Aiming To Stay Plugged In Fender Is Juggling The Fickle Tastes of Musicians and Wall St. IN 1948, a radio repairman named Leo Fender took a piece of ash, bolted on a … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion Rumpus Begin! (Crossroads GPS Edition III)

Before we jump back into the Campaign 2012 adstravaganza (compliments of Crossroads GPS), the hardworking staff offers a musical interlude: (LP version here.) To resume (via Politico’s Playbook): FIRST LOOK VIDEO – Crossroads ads hits debt-ceiling issue in swing states – Obama’s … Continue reading

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