Cream

Cream was an English rock trio that was active for 28 months between July 1966 and November 1968. They released three proper albums — Fresh Cream, Disraeli Gears, and Wheels of Fire — and the leftovers roundup Goodbye. Their most recognized songs include the much-covered “Badge” and the FM evergreens “I Feel Free,” “Sunshine of […]

Blind Faith

Blind Faith was an English rock band that released a self-titled album on Atco in 1969. The band are noted as one of rock’s first supergroups due to the high-profile backgrounds of its four members: vocalist–keyboardist Steve Winwood (Spencer Davis Group, Traffic), guitarist Eric Clapton (Yardbirds, John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers, Cream), drummer Ginger Baker (Graham Bond […]

Cream – Wheels of Fire (1968)

Wheels of Fire is a half-studio/half-live double-album by English power trio Cream, released in 1968 on Polydor/Atco. Tracklist: In the Studio A1. “White Room” (4:56) A2. “Sitting on Top of the World” (4:56) A3. “Passing the Time” (4:31) A4. “As You Said” (4:19) B1. “Pressed Rat and Warthog” (3:13) B2. “Politician” (4:11) B3. “Those Were […]

Blind Faith ‎– Blind Faith (1969)

Blind Faith is the lone album by the namesake English supergroup, released in 1969 on Polydor/Atco. Tracklist: A1. “Had to Cry Today” (8:49) A2. “Can’t Find My Way Home” (3:17) A3. “Well All Right” (4:28) A4. “Presence of the Lord” (4:56) B1. “Sea of Joy” (5:22) B2. “Do What You Like” (15:20) Credits: Steve Winwood […]

John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers

John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers were an English blues-rock band from London. Members: John Mayall (vocals, organ, piano, harmonica, guitar), John McVie (bass, 1963-65, 1965-67), Bernie Watson (guitar, 1963), Hughie Flint (drums, 1963-66), Roger Dean (guitar, 1963-65), Eric Clapton (lead guitar, vocals, 1965-66), Jack Bruce (bass, 1965), Peter Green (lead guitar, vocals, 1966-67), Aynsley Dunbar […]

Yardbirds

The Yardbirds were an English rock band that was initially active from 1963 to 1968. Sprung from the R&B/beat boom, they issued a string of singles noted for sonic innovations like harpsichord riffing (“For Your Love”), sitar-guitar tones (“Heart Full of Soul”), and explosive reverb effects (“Happenings Ten Years Time Ago”). They served as the […]