September 20, 1969 marked a transatlantic triumph for the short-lived but fondly-remembered quartet.
Arguably the supergroup to beat them all, Cream were formed during that incredible summer of 1966 amidst a period of huge artistic upheaval in British rock.
Formed as quite possibly the very first British supergroup, Blind Faith made their famous entry into the public consciousness on June 6, 1969, at London’s Hyde Park.
We present 50 songs that were part of rhythm and blues heritage but which didn’t fully find a mainstream audience until they were remade.
On 8 February 1969, a new band formed by Eric Clapton and Ginger Baker in the wake of Cream’s demise headed into the studio and Blind Faith was born.
International disability charity Leonard Cheshire, which will receive proceeds from the concert, has announced that a number of tickets are available to bid for.
Willie Dixon was a fixer, arranger, talent scout, boxer, performer and songwriter, who did more to shape the sound of post war Chicago blues than any other.
It was recorded at the International Sports Arena in San Diego, one of three complete concerts on the US tour to debut in the set.
The group may have split, but their version of Robert Johnson’s ‘Crossroads’ became a US single just as they were entering the UK charts with ‘White Room.’
From its glitzy beginnings to its hair metal heyday, we’re tracing the history of the Whisky a Go Go, one of the most storied clubs in America.
The Jack Bruce/Pete Brown composition from the 'Disraeli Gears' album gave the band their Hot 100 debut.
It was a huge moment when, at the encouragement of Pete Townshend, Clapton stepped back on stage at the Rainbow Theatre in London on 13 January 1973.
The rare relationship between the artist and the Royal Albert Hall has spanned his entire career.
The 1974 album, which saw Jack join his former Cream bandmate Eric Clapton on the RSO label, is one of many underrated gems in his catalogue.
Cream’s second album, ‘Disraeli Gears’, remains a psych-blues masterpiece that ensured Clapton and co’s place in the history books.
The set will feature three complete concerts on the band's final US tour in October 1968 and their ensuing last UK date at the Royal Albert Hall.