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CREAM - " Fresh Cream " Released 9th December 1966 Reissued Box Set

Were Cream really to blame for ushering in the era of unchecked musical overindulgence? And is overindulgence necessarily so heinous? We only ask because, 51 years after the release of their debut album, it’s still the soft option to equate extended jams . 274 more words


Beware of Mr Baker — Film Review

Published in the Gaudie, Spring 2013

Ginger Baker, once voted the musician least likely to survive the 1960s, is a man as famous for his wildly difficult and unmanageable temperament and scorched-earth emotional policy as for his bewitching, revolutionary talents as a drummer. 285 more words


Cream-Britain’s First Supergroup.

It was in July 1966, when Britain’s first supergroup, Cream was born. Eric Clapton who was regarded as the greatest British blues guitarist of his generation, was looking beyond life with John Mayall and The Bluesbreakers. 3,695 more words


I just wanna bang on the drum all day

“Drummers are like the foundation of a building.  They are the girders, and the other musicians are going to add the doors, the windows, the floors, the roof and all the shiny details everybody notices.   2,206 more words

Rock Heros

"Sunshine of Your Love" by Cream (1967)

Cream was a supergroup consisting of Eric Clapton, Ginger Baker, and Jack Bruce. All three are considered masters of their game.

Jack Bruce, the bassist, sings this song, and he’s one of my favorite bassists. 272 more words

Classic Rock

My Music Lexicon: C is for Cream (and Cohen)

Until I was about fifteen years old I never realised that you could make music up as you go along. I mean, who knew? Virtually all my exposure to music was through records or the radio – which just played records. 638 more words