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Cream

Formed in 1966, Cream took psychedelic music to a level never heard before, keeping the trippy appeal of the Beatles and combining it with virtuoso playing by all the groups' members. Considered the first power trio, Cream boasted three of the finest players of the time with Eric Clapton (Guitar/Vocals), Jack Bruce(Bass/Vocals) and Ginger Baker (Drums/Percussion/Vocals).

The pressure of touring eventually took it's toll on all three members, and Jack and Ginger were constantly at each others throats. Cream split in 1969 after releasing four albums. They reunited very recently fo ...read more

Formed in 1966, Cream took psychedelic music to a level never heard before, keeping the trippy appeal of the Beatles and combining it with virtuoso playing by all the groups' members. Considered the first power trio, Cream boasted three of the finest players of the time with Eric Clapton (Guitar/Vocals), Jack Bruce(Bass/Vocals) and Ginger Baker (Drums/Percussion/Vocals).

The pressure of touring eventually took it's toll on all three members, and Jack and Ginger were constantly at each others throats. Cream split in 1969 after releasing four albums. They reunited very recently for a series of concerts at the Royal Albert Hall.

Their legacy, however, remains untouched. Along with The Beatles and The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Cream were one of the most important and innovative bands of the 60's, significantly shaping the face of rock music. With their technically accomplished, heavy (at the time) and still widely appealing sound, they laid the groundwork for famous names in the next decade, ranging from hard rockers Led Zeppelin and Deep Purple to heavy metal pioneers Black Sabbath, and even progressive acts such as Rush. « hide

Similar Bands: The Yardbirds, Led Zeppelin, Eric Clapton, Derek and the Dominos, Jimi Hendrix

LPs
Goodbye
1969

3.2
147 Votes
Wheels of Fire
1968

4.2
366 Votes
Disraeli Gears
1967

4.2
670 Votes
Fresh Cream
1966

3.9
272 Votes
Live Albums
Live At the Royal Albert Hall
2005

4
59 Votes
BBC Sessions
2003

4.1
19 Votes
Live Cream Volume II
1972

3.6
25 Votes
Live Cream
1970

3.7
24 Votes
Compilations
Gold
2005

4.1
29 Votes
20th Century Masters
2000

3.6
11 Votes
Those Were the Days
1997

3.9
7 Votes
The Very Best of Cream
1995

4.2
81 Votes
Strange Brew: The Very Best of Cream
1983

4.2
18 Votes
Heavy Cream
1972

4.3
4 Votes
Best of Cream
1969

4.2
9 Votes

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