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Cream

"Then I told you 'bout our kid, now he's married to Mabel"

orange cream

They came together in June 1966, Ginger Baker (drums), Eric Clapton (guitar & vocals) and Jack Bruce (bass & vocals).
The first official rehearsal would take place in a church hall. The atmosphere was casual, the band members smoking and cracking jokes, while a group of brownies scampered around the hall raising dust. Then the music happened. As the witness Chris Welch (author of the exellent book on Cream, Strange Brew) put it, "It seemed almost frightening. Compared to the worthy sounds of John Mayall's Bluesbreakers or even the Yardbirds at full tilt, this was like Armageddon . . . there had been nothing like it heard on the planet. This was heavy rock at the instant of creation, a kind of super nova explosion which is still radiating outwards."
 
CREAM revolutionised the sound of electric music forever. Though well known for amazing studio work (such as the classic, sophisticated hits I Feel Free, Sunshine of Your Love, and White Room, not to mention the world's first record ever to go platinum, the 1968 Wheels of Fire), CREAM's hallmark sound developed and shone through during their high-powered live tours. Bringing a touch of jazz to old blues standards and the psychadelia of the 1960s, CREAM would play extended solos which sometimes lasted for more than 20 minutes. But their live sets were more than just long; during a hectic tour schedule, CREAM developed a form of communication between musicians which was hitherto unheard of. Employing great improvisational skill, CREAM unlocked the doors to the pent-up energy of a new approach to music.
After 30 months of touring and recording  4 albums they broke up in December 1968
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On The Second of May 2005

Eric Clapton May 2nd 2005 [click for larger image]
Jack Bruce. May 2 2005 [click for larger image]
Ginger Baker May 2nd 2005 [click for larger image]

Here are the songs Cream performed on night one of the 2005 reunion.
I'm So Glad
Spoonful
Outside Woman Blues
Pressed Rat & Warthog
Sleepy Time
N.S.U.
Badge
Politician
Sweet Wine
Rollin' & Tumblin'
Stormy Monday
Deserted Cities
Born Under A Bad Sign
We're Going Wrong
Crossroads
Sittin' On Top Of The World
White Room
Toad

Encore:
Sunshine Of Your Love

cream_reunion_postermay2005.jpg

Cream @ the Saville Theatre 1967

black and white cream

Royal Albert Hall
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(pictures)

aka Eddy's Cream pages

 twenty sixth of November, 1968.
2, 3, 5 and 6 of May 2005

playing gramophone records
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the lyrics to all twenty-nine 
of Johnson's songs

Fresh Cream 1966 [click for larger image]
Reaction 593/4 001. 1966 SC 6

Disraeli Gears 1967 [click for larger image]
Reaction 593/4 003. 1967 SC 5

Wheels of Fire1968 [click for larger image]
Polydor 582/3 031/2. 1968 SC 3

Goodbye Cream 1969 [click for larger image]
Polydor 583 053. 1969 1

Best of Cream1969 [click for larger image]
Polydor 583 060. 1969 6

Live Cream Vol.1.1970 [click for larger image]
Polydor 2383 016. 1970 4

Live Cream. Vol. 2. 1972 [click for larger image]
Polydor 2383 119. 1972 15

BBC Sessions1966/1967/1968[click for larger image]
Polydor POL60482. 2003

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