'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.
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.
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.’
If you’re a key member of a successful band, the solo bug will bite. Here we salute some of the most notable artists who found life after the band.
Celebrating a man who was part of a golden period for the Rolling Stones, and far more besides.
The Jack Bruce/Pete Brown composition from 'Disraeli Gears' gave the band their Hot 100 debut, long before the song's UK chart appearance.
One of the building blocks of rock’n’roll, Willie Dixon’s ‘Hoochie Coochie Man’ has been recorded by everyone from Muddy Waters to Motörhead.
The rare relationship between the artist and the Royal Albert Hall has spanned his entire career.
The 1974 album, which saw Jack join his former Cream bandmate Eric Clapton on the RSO label, is one of many underrated gems in his catalog.
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.
In praise of the stalwart rock guitarist who replaced Peter Frampton in Humble Pie and played with Colosseum, Jack Bruce, Cozy Powell and many others.