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Wheels Of Fire

January 22, 2001
Not Rated

Cream is good at a number of things; unfortunately song-writing and recording are not among them. However, they are fantastic performers and excellent musicians. Their latest recording, Wheels of Fire, a two-record set inside a silver jacket, proves all...

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Live Cream Vol. 2

April 28, 1976
Not Rated

In their glory days of 1967-8, Cream singlehandedly spawned the whole genre of aloof heavy rock egomania, not to mention a whole school of insufferably self-centered lead rock guitarists. Technique oblivious to any content: That's what Cream live were...

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Disraeli Gears

January 21, 1972
Not Rated

Within the grooves of this record are miles of listening pleasure. Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce and Ginger Baker are simply superb musicians with the gift of unending virtuosity. The title of the album, as Eric explains it, is a pun. The group was driving...

Album Review

Goodbye

April 6, 1973
Not Rated

"What a Bringdown." The last title of (probably) the final Cream album serves as a capsule summation of Goodbye and, indeed, the whole Cream mess. Certainly Jack, Eric, and Ginger deserved a better fate. Goodbye is not a very worthwhile album. Critics...

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