whats ure flava?

>>By ammeg   (Friday, 17 Jan 2003 15:31)

My first music crush - after The Beatles, whom EVERYBODY loved.
I can remember standing at the bus-stop, waiting to go home from school & whistling to myself Clapton's guitar solos from their albums. Every track seemed to have one.
Within two years or so they were gone. I felt really gutted.

>>By nonyeb   (Sunday, 8 Jun 2008 05:55)

I always adored Cream too, Jack rBruce had such a raw metallic voice and Clapton really was something of a God. I saw them once as a group and once saw Clapton with John Mayall - that was really wonderful. I love the song Badge, it is always on my ipod as well as
"All your loving" with Clapton and John Mayall. Have you heard that? What is your favourite?

>>By estefania   (Wednesday, 11 Jun 2008 07:24)

All Your Loving has to be on the Bluesbreakers CD. that's a classic album.
Favourite Cream moments? Hmmmm, let's see....... Dreaming?, Dance The Night Away?, Deserted Cities Of The Heart? ( Every original album had a stunner beginning with the letter 'D'.)
I like a lot of Bruce's early solo material. I missed them, but Clapton once visited the country estate where I used to live & work, & Baker once played my home city here..... drumming with Hawkwind!

>>By nonyeb   (Wednesday, 11 Jun 2008 21:00)

i managed to get a DVD of their reunion concert at the royal albert hall, london and they blew me away - all of 'em! this was the first time i'd managed to "see" them in action - i live in malaysia where one can only dream of such acts performing live here; it was a great peformance.

thanks for the memories guys!

p.s. my 7 yr old has now listed his favourite song of "all time" as layla!

not bad. proud of you kid!

>>By qoholeth   (Monday, 14 Jul 2008 07:02)

A few years ago I saw Ringo Starr and his All-star Band at the Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, Fl The bass player was Jack Bruce and the guitar was Peter Frampton. The show was great. Besides seeing Bruce, I was amazed at how much Ringo is a fantastic drummer and he plays the simplest of styles.

>>By misujry   (Tuesday, 15 Jul 2008 13:27)

Jack toured & played with one of the final editions of Ringo's All-Starr band. I think there've been 5 in total (so far.)
(No one should underestimate Starr's musicianship by the way. McCartney played drums on a few Beatles tracks, usually after pissing Ringo off enough to make him leave temporarily, but unlike Starr, Macca was never a drum stylist. Ringo developed a lot of flair & distinctiveness in his work for The Fab Four.)

>>By nonyeb   (Wednesday, 16 Jul 2008 03:32)

my boyfriend really introduced me to cream about 8 months ago, and I'm glad he did because I think they're amazing!

>>By Jane   (Wednesday, 10 Sep 2008 05:49)

When Jack Bruce once stated that Cream was really a jazz outfit but that he & Ginger Baker never mentioned it to Eric Clapton, he had to be referring to the live, gig-playing version of the band.
Clearly there was a sharp split or dichotomy between Cream as a live group & Cream as a studio band. I like their live albums but I wish I'd seen them play in the flesh because i don't feel their live albums really do them enough justice because live albums never capture enough gig ambiance for me.
The studios albums are a different ball-game & I love all of them.
Any newcomer should buy the Goodbye album first because this is half-live & half-studio, the best of both worlds.

>>By nonyeb   (Thursday, 11 Sep 2008 01:46)

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