How much would you pay for a classic rock record?; the kind that you can find for a few dollars at a used record store or garage sale? Better Records owner Tom Port has built a business around finding the best-sounding copies of such albums, which can sell for hundreds of dollars. He calls such premium-quality vinyl “hot stampers”
Jack Bruce finally broke free from Cream following their Farewell tour in September 1968. The mutli-purpose player had tried to bring in different elements — classical, jazz and more adventurous harmonic excursions — but Ginger Baker and Eric Clapton wanted nothing to do with it.
After Cream released "Sunshine of Your Love," everyone from Blood, Sweat and Tears to Jimi Hendrix took a crack at covering it. On the surface, it was a simple blues song. But no one ever managed to capture the magic of the original riff written by Cream bassist Jack Bruce.