Gary's death at just 58, on 6 February 2011, came as a great shock, but he left a legacy of nearly 40 years’ worth of recording.
The origins of heavy metal are often disputed... We attempt to track down the history of the term and answer the question, Where does heavy metal come from?
Daniel Estrem's version is a new take on the song from the band's 1968 album Wheels Of Fire.
'Goodbye,' the last album by Cream, had three runs atop the UK chart in March and April 1969. But which easy-listening LP did it incongruously do battle with?
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.
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.’
The Jack Bruce/Pete Brown composition from the 'Disraeli Gears' album gave the band their Hot 100 debut.
The rare relationship between the artist and the Royal Albert Hall has spanned his entire career.
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.
Cream’s second album, ‘Disraeli Gears’, remains a psych-blues masterpiece that ensured Clapton and co’s place in the history books.
The summer of 1969 saw the world united in hope, but by the end of the year, the death of the 60s dream left the world asking: what was next?
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.
'Eric Clapton & Friends: A Tribute To Ginger Baker' will feature other specially-chosen guests to be announced in due course.