LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 18: (L-R) Inductees Ann Wilson and Nancy Wilson of Heart and Alex Lifeson of Rush, musicians Taylor Hawkins and Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters, inductees Neil Peart and Geddy Lee of Rush, MC Darryl 'D.M.C.' McDaniels, inductee Chuck D of Public Enemy and musicians Gary Clark Jr., John Fogerty, Tom Morello and Chris Cornell perform onstage at the 28th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on April 18, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.
I felt happy that I had done that song in particular because almost everybody else was doing big, electric songs performed with a band and I ended up doing an acoustic song with Gary Clark, Jr., who is turning into a big star now ... so it worked out well.
We try to mix a little bit of the old with a bit of the new ... We try to do something that will surprise folks. I give them a lot of freedom. I’ve heard that the headliners for the Chicago Blues Festival are our opening acts. Everyone wants to play here. Buddy Guy was absolutely on our list. We were looking at Gary Clark. We try to get the very best available.
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Eric Clapton and other guitar gods at Madison Square Garden
, and Rod Stewart fronted The Jeff Beck Group. His 2010 instrumental "Emotion & Commotion" is a sleeper for rock-guitar fans. Gary Clark Jr. KNOWN FOR The Future. The 29-year-old guitarist from Austin , Texas, is the Robert Cray of his generation, kicking Read more »
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