Nearly two years after their split, the British trio were still a chart force to be reckoned with.
Four mighty strings and 50 mighty players: the best bassists are the ones who carve out signature sounds and play as many memorable licks as the guitarists.
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.
1977's 'How's Tricks' is one of the many hidden gems in the solo career of the late, great singer, writer and bassist.
Being ahead of their time, too offbeat for mass consumption, or through plain old bad luck – some artists became wildly influential without becoming household names.
'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?
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.
Daniel Estrem's version is a new take on the song from the band's 1968 album Wheels Of Fire.
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.
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.
One of the building blocks of rock’n’roll, Willie Dixon’s ‘Hoochie Coochie Man’ has been recorded by everyone from Muddy Waters to and Motörhead.