Cream

25th Oct 2014, Jack Bruce, best known as one third of Cream died of liver disease aged 71. Bruce played bass, sang and was the principal songwriter in Cream, and his CV reads like a comprehensive guide to the British blues boom, with spells in Alexis Korner’s Blues Inc, the Graham Bond Organisation, John Mayall’s […]

Very sad to hear that Ginger Baker, the legendary drummer and co-founder of rock band Cream, has died at the age of 80. Baker had suffered from a number of health issues in recent years. He underwent open heart surgery in 2016. The drummer co-founded Cream in 1966 with Eric Clapton and Jack Bruce. The […]

Happy 80th birthday to Ginger Baker, born on 19th August 1939, drummer with Cream who had the 1966 UK No.11 single 'I Feel Free'. Baker was also a member of the Graham Bond Organisation, Blind Faith, and Ginger Bakers Airforce and is also known for his numerous associations with World music, mainly the use of […]

16th July 1966, Jack Bruce, Ginger Baker and Eric Clapton formed Cream. The three piece group only lasted two years, leaving behind some classic recordings including ‘Sunshine of Your Love,’ ‘Badge,’ ‘Strange Brew,’ and ‘White Room.’ https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/classic-albums/cream-disraeli-gears/ Cream – Disraeli Gears When the dust had settled, it became clear that Cream’s debut album, Fresh Cream, […]

29th May 1967, The Move, Cream, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Pink Floyd, Zoot Money, Geno Washington and The Ram Jam Band all appeared at the Tulip Bulb Auction Hall in Spalding, Lincoln, England. Pink Floyd were only a support band and played in a corner of the shed with a white sheet behind them with […]

Cream’s first album: released today in 1969. Cream: Two Years That Changed Rock Link to original article here

26th November 1968, Cream played their farewell concert at the Royal Albert Hall, London. Also on the bill were Yes and Taste. The concert was filmed and released as Cream's Farewell Concert which has often been criticized for both its mediocre sound and visual effects: during Ginger Baker's drum solo, he seems to change clothes […]

Cream released their 2nd LP "Disraeli Gears" on Nov. 2, 1967. (There is some debate if it was the 2nd or the 10th, whatever) It was their American breakthrough, becoming a massive seller in 1968, reaching No. 4 on the American charts. The album was No. 1 for two weeks on the Australian album chart […]

25th October 2014, Jack Bruce, best known as one third of Cream died of liver disease aged 71. Bruce played bass, sang and was the principal songwriter in Cream, and his CV reads like a comprehensive guide to the British blues boom, with spells in Alexis Korner’s Blues Inc, the Graham Bond Organisation, John Mayall’s […]

On Oct. 24, 2005, Cream ( Ginger Baker, Jack Bruce and Eric Clapton) began their series of reunion concerts at New York City’s Madison Square Garden. How many of you were at one or more of the shows, 13 years ago? Ginger never sent us tickets. Nettie? Read It Here!


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