On November 26, 1968, Cream played their farewell concert at London's Royal Albert Hall with Yes and Taste as the opening acts.
Cream’s second album, ‘Disraeli Gears,’ remains a psych-blues masterpiece that ensured Clapton and co’s place in the history books.
Feelings were bittersweet when the band arrived on stage in America in October 1968.
September 20, 1969 marked a transatlantic triumph for the short-lived but fondly-remembered quartet.
Musical highlights from the multi-faceted and always eventful career of a seminal drummer.
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 band's first performance was not, as often reported, at the National Jazz & Blues Festival in Windsor, but two days earlier in a famous north of England club.
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.
A dazzling array of British stars played on Billy's stirring Apple single of 1969.
His talents as a flute, saxophone and keyboard player, and sometime writer, were also much employed in numerous other settings.
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.
Some of the finest recorded work by one of the most distinguished British writer-performer-producers of them all.
'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?