The Jack Bruce/Pete Brown composition from the 'Disraeli Gears' album gave the band their Hot 100 debut.
Legendary English drummer Ginger Baker, famed for his work with Cream, Blind Faith and Ginger Baker’s Air Force, died peacefully in his sleep.
Feelings were bittersweet when the band arrived on stage in America in October 1968.
“The Baker family are sad to announce that Ginger is critically ill in hospital”
20 September 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.
Eric Clapton joins John Mayall's Bluesbreakers and then quits to form Cream, but first he records the Beano album, a classic.
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.
Words are by Ginger Baker's oldest daughter Nettie, and the foreword by Tony Palmer, who directed the 'Cream's Farewell Concert' film.
His talents as a flute, saxophone and keyboard player, and sometime writer, were also much employed in numerous other settings.
From kit-bludgeoning belters to dependable backbeat-riders and technically gifted geniuses, these are the best drummers the world has ever known.