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.
The first solo release post-Cream, 'Songs For A Tailor' is an underrated gem from a clever songwriter.
Musical highlights from the multi-faceted and always eventful career of a seminal drummer.
Ertegun died at 83 in December 2006, but to this day, the standards he set are aspired to by the modern generation of label heads.
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.
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.
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.
Jack Bruce was a Scottish bassist & singer-songwriter with a decades-spanning solo career that included albums like Songs for a Tailor.
'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?