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Spoonful (6:30)

Beginning in the 60s, this cover of Howlin' Wolf's classic recording, authored be Willie Dixon, was an anthem of the hard drug wing of the counter culture movement. The chorus of this laconic paean in praise of Wolf's soul satisfying lover ironically became associated with the launching pad of an i.v. drug user's tool kit; the spoon. Interestingly this dynamic, where the chorus of a song overwhelms the composition's…

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Could fill spoons full of diamonds
Could fill spoons full of gold
Just a little spoon of your precious love
Will satisfy my soul

Cream - Spoonful Lyrics


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  • The camera work is dreadful what were they on?
  • Eric, Bruce & Baker which they sounded like a six man band........Cream Vol. 2 Great LP. Have it in my collection.
  • Love this! Eric, Ginger and the sadly departed Jack at their very best. I'm listening to it on 'Cream Live' which isn't in the albums listed, I guess I'm a vinyl freak!
  • oops... Bruce, not Beck... got Jack and Jeff mixed up...
  • AMAZING!!! to see Beck, Baker, and Clapton at their very best together. LOVE the footage.
  • Oh yes
  • good ...
  • they were amazing together
  • Just watched live at royal albert hall. Best 3 man band ever.
  • Willie Dixon wrote this song.

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