The Jack Bruce/Pete Brown composition from the 'Disraeli Gears' album gave the band their Hot 100 debut.
Feelings were bittersweet when the band arrived on stage in America in October 1968.
Bruce's post-Cream solo debut promised and delivered much, by an artist not content to capitalise on his fame.
“The Baker family are sad to announce that Ginger is critically ill in hospital”
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.
Musical highlights from the multi-faceted and always eventful career of a seminal drummer.
From powerhouse belters to multi-octave vocalists with mind-boggling versatility, the best male rock singers have left their mark on music history.
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.
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.
Words are by Ginger Baker's oldest daughter Nettie, and the foreword by Tony Palmer, who directed the 'Cream's Farewell Concert' film.
Nettie's story assumes a “distinctively dark, degenerate and punk-ish hue” in this second volume of her memoirs.
A "secret" appearance by a Beatle buddy helped the band's last UK top 20 hit.