September 20, 1969 marked a transatlantic triumph for the short-lived but fondly-remembered quartet.
From B.B. King to Muddy Waters, these are the 100 greatest blues albums of all-time.
On July 25, 1970, Eric's name appeared on the charts as a solo artist for the first time.
When African-American innovators of the 50s met Black Power and Flower Power head on, the psychedelic blues was born.
On 10 July 1968, Cream confessed their 'loss of direction' and announced that within a few months, they would go their separate ways.
Nearly two years after their split, the British trio were still a chart force to be reckoned with.
Dismissed as another momentary fad, pretty much dead in the water by mid-1968,the influence of psychedelic rock runs long and deep.
Remembering the lesser-known sequel to Louis Armstrong's massive 1968 hit.
Released on 24 June 1968, the self-produced album was not successful in the US, but has steadily grown in stature.
A hypnotic, hugely significant song, Howlin’ Wolf’s recording of ‘Spoonful’ became a blues staple recorded by everyone from Etta James to Cream and beyond.
A selection of 20 great solos by one of the most brilliant guitar practitioners.
Discover the music gemstones of British Blues at its boom and hear why it influenced the future of recorded music.
A "secret" appearance by a Beatle buddy helped the band's last UK top 20 hit.
The album was a brilliant combination of the blues, jazz and rock resumés of all three members, in a line-up that introduced and defined the concept of the power trio.
1977's 'How's Tricks' is one of the many hidden gems in the solo career of the late, great singer, writer and bassist.
Robert Johnson influenced everyone from Muddy Waters to The Rolling Stones, and shaped the future of rock'n'roll. We celebrate his life and legacy.