With the possible exception of an imagined Beatles collaboration, no regrouping was ever as keenly anticipated as Cream’s 2005 reunion at Royal Albert Hall.
Goldmine Magazine’s Hall of Fame inducts its 19th group of 10 led by the fabulous Impressions, the Moody Blues,Jim Reeves,The Velvet Underground and Grank Funk Railroad
One of the most influential rock guitarists of all time, Leslie West is probably best known for his work with the legendary hard rock band Mountain
English wah-wah guitar great Robin Trower has enjoyed two huge careers, first as axeman in the prog collective Procol Harum and then as a gold and platinum solo artist through the heady ‘70s. Add three more decades onto that, and Robin never stopped finding novel outlets for his thick blues guitar skills, one of the greatest collaborations being his work with the incomparable Jack Bruce.
British disc jockey John Peel’s Dandelion label, plus a quartet of punk reissues and more treasures from the ’70s and ’80s.
An Explorer guitar signed by rock legends Roger Daltrey, Jack Bruce, Joe Walsh and Slash pulled in nearly $3,500 at Backstage Auctions’ recent All Access Rock Auction event.
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.