From December 1966. Ginger Baker, Jack Bruce and Eric Clapton perform a few songs to rattle your neurons. Jam starting at 3:49 is not to be missed.
Cream:Eric Clapton, Ginger Baker, and Jack Bruce playing "Sunshine of Your Love" live circa 1968
Classic Albums, Disraeli Gears - Eric Clapton discusses the making of the 1967 hit "Tales of Brave Ulysses." Enjoy!
Jack Bruce performing "Sunshine Of Your Love" for the German TV series Rockpalast, filmed at the Grugahalle in Essen on 19 October 1980. Features a stellar band of Clem Clempson (guitars), Billy Cobham (drums) and David Sancious (keyboards), a line-up that had come together for the album "I've Always Wanted To Do This" earlier in the year.
BBC Series exploring the dramas that lie behind some of the best-known bands. The British blues boom threw up two of the biggest bands of the late 60s and early 70s, Cream and Led Zeppelin. This programme charts the careers of groups as diverse as the Yardbirds, John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, Manfred Mann and Cream as they turned the blues into rock.
In the 60s young people were tired of pop and started listening to American blues. With Paul Jones and John Mayall. Some strong language.
Ginger Baker, Jack Bruce and Eric Clapton during their reunion at Royal Albert Hall in May 2005. Performing the old T-Bone Walker tune, also covered by far too many Blues greats to ever list in a text box like this.
Live at Royal Albert Hall, London...
the same stage where they had completed what was thought to be their final performance in 1968.
It was one of the most eagerly anticipated, hard-to-get tickets in rock history.
With the exception of a brief reunion set at their 1993 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Cream had not played together in nearly four decades.
Video documentary from 1977, concert from 1968.
On guitar: Eric Clapton.
Lead singer and bass guitarist: Jack Bruce.
On drums: Ginger Baker.
Their motto: "Forget the message, forget the lyrics, and just play." Their name: Cream.
For two glorious years, Cream's high-volume blues, jamming and extended solos blazed a path into rock history.
But the time to part had come, and all that remained was one wild, unforgettable concert.
Now you are there, on November 26, 1968, inside London's illustrious Royal Albert Hall, jammed to its gilded rafters with rock fans ready for the final concert of what many still consider the greatest band that ever played.