Apr 12 - 04.12.09 CREAM (Jack Bruce, Eric Clapton, Ginger...

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04.12.09 CREAM (Jack Bruce, Eric Clapton, Ginger Baker) Rock supergroup - 1966: Fresh Cream - 1967: Disraeli Gears o Strange Brew o Sunshine of Your Love (#5, 1968) - 1968: Wheels of Fire (Double Album); world’s first platinum double-album o Studio LP: “White Room” (#6, 1968) o Live LP: “Crossroads” (Robert Johnson country blues song cover, sung by Clapton) #28 (1969); unusual for live track to chart - 1969: Goodbye o Badge (Clapton’s song) George Harrison (appears as L’Angelo Misterioso) on rhythm guitar (first guitar heard) Eric Clapton on other artists’ albums… - “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” off of the White Album ; Eric Clapton uses Les Paul on it - To mask that the song is with an Eric Clapton solo, they run it through Leslies to give it a Beatles-ish sound THE WHO Peter Townsend: Guitar John Entwistle: Bass Roger Daltry: Vocals Keith Moon: Drums 1965: My Generation - “My Generation” (Jimmy Page on rhythm) - #2 in UK; #75 in USA 1967: The Who Sell-Out
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2011 for the course MUSC 423 taught by Professor Biersach during the Spring '07 term at USC.

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