On February 8, 1969, a new band formed by Eric Clapton and Ginger Baker in the wake of Cream’s demise went into the studio. Blind Faith was born.
'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?
In December 1967, a "nervous" British guitarist was drafted in as a guest on the 'Lady Soul' album.
Located in west London, W5, The Ealing Club was once home to The Rolling Stones, The Who and more, and is the iconic birthplace of British rock’n’roll.
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 'Disraeli Gears' gave the band their Hot 100 debut, long before the song's UK chart appearance.
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.
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.