After just over two years as a band, Cream gave their final performance on Nov. 26, 1968. The concert was held at the Royal Albert Hall In England. Cream's decision to disband took fans by surprise, thou
'Disraeli Gears' was the second album Cream released in their ever so short career, and 46 years later, it still shines as their crowning achievement. Issued in November of 1967, the landmark LP saw Cream flipping the switch toward full-on psychedelia while remaining true to the blues roots of their 1966 debut.
The first rock and roll power trio Cream (Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce and Ginger Baker) started their first tour today back in 1966, with a concert in Manchester, England. The band had their first public performance at the Windsor Festival prior to hitting the road.
The working relationship among the three members of Cream was never an easy or uncomplicated one. The egos involved in keeping one of the world's first supergroups powered was astronomical. One guy was a cantankerous madman, another continuously tried to wrestle control of the group and another was called "God" by his fans. Did anyone really expect the band to last more than a couple of years?
When Cream got set to record their third album in mid 1967, they probably had no idea the course 'Wheels of Fire' would take before its release in July 1968. Sessions were divided into two parts -- first in London and then in New York. But because the trio was on the road so much promoting 'Disraeli Gears,' they didn't feel that the material they had was sufficient for an LP.
Cream have become the latest classic rock act to announce that they will be celebrating Record Store Day on April 20. The famous supergroup will release a three-LP of 'Live at the Royal Albert Hall' in an extremely limited run of only 1,500 copies.
She was like a bearded rainbow. Excuse me? I'm serious, what? When Cream's Jack Bruce was asked recently what it was all about, he answered quickly, with no hesitation, "drugs." No kidding? Well, it was 1967. Th
In the trailer for ‘Beware of Mr. Baker,’ Ginger Baker, the former drummer of Cream and Blind Faith is declared to be many things. Some desirable. Others? Not so much. The skins smasher is declared mad. He is described as looking like the devil. It is said that he is what the drums are all about. He is christened a lovable rogue and the world’s greatest drummer. How’s that for polarizing? He is certainly a lot of different things to a lot of people.
Cream legend Jack Bruce is selling one of the houses that "White Room" built, so to speak. The UK's "Daily Mail" says the bass player is letting go of his vacation home in the Italian beach town of Dolceacqua.
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