FROM A CONTEMPORARY PERSPECTIVE, it's startling to realize that Cream only existed for a little over two years, from mid-1966 to late1968. But, during a period in which rock music was evolving and mutating at a dizzyingly rapid rate, the pioneering British trio attained staggering levels of creativity and influence.
In its brief but eventful existence, Cream – Eric Clapton (guitar and vocals), Jack Bruce (bass and vocals) and Ginger Baker (drums) – released four groundbreaking albums that helped to radically redraw… read more
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