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Goin' Out The Indoor
Tales Of Brave Ulysses
Fresh Cream
Disraeli Gears
Wheels Of Fire
Best Of Cream
Live Cream Vol. 1
Live Cream Vol. 2
Cream : The BBC Sessions
Cream 2005
Cream 2005 : Sound and Vision
Eric Clapton
Jack Bruce
Ginger Baker
Those Were the Days
The Gallery
Further Tales : The Links


JB shows us how it's done[note attentive audience]

This was it, it was over, before Wheels of Fire was released, Cream announced they were breaking up. They would do one more tour of the US and a final album. Robert Stigwood had  planned another double album with a live and studio record like Wheels of Fire. It was not to be, as Cream was exhausted by December when the studio album was to be completed. Instead this single album with three live and three studio songs was released.

Jack Bruce: Bass (1-5, 7), vocals (1-3, 4-5), piano (5-6), organ (6)

Eric Clapton: Guitars, vocals (1, 4, 7)

Ginger Baker: Drums, percussion (6, 7), vocal (6)

Felix Pappalardi: Piano (4), mellotron (4, 5, 7), bass (6), viola (7)

George Harrison: Rhythm guitar (4)

(1-3) were recorded Live in concert. (4-7) are studio recordings. (7) was not originally on the album and was instead released as a single.

Produced by Felix Pappalardi.  Engineered by Bill Halverson, Adrian Barber & Damon Lyon-Shaw.

Recorded: Live - October 19 1968, Forum, Los Angeles; Studio - Oct & Dec 1968, IBC Studios, London.

Recording Engineers: Live - Bill Halverson, remix by Adrian Barber; Studio - Adrian Barber & Damon Lyon-Shaw;

(Eric Clapton/George Harrison)

Thinkin' 'bout the times you drove in my car
Thinkin' that I might have drove you too far
And I'm thinkin' 'bout the love that you laid on my table

I told you not to wander round in the dark
I told you 'bout the swans, that they live in the park
Then I told you 'bout our kid: now he's married to Mabel

Yes, I told you that the light goes up and down
Don't you notice how the wheel goes round?
And you better pick yourself up from the ground
Before they bring the curtain down
Yes, before they bring the curtain down

Talkin' 'bout a girl that looks quite like you
She didn't have the time to wait in the queue
She cried away her life since she fell off the cradle

Unichappell Music (BMI) & Harrisongs Ltd. (PRS)


Goodbye March 1969 [click for larger image]
Polydor 583 053. 1969 1

I'm So Glad
Sitting On Top of the World
(C. Burnett)
Doing That Scrapyard Thing
What a Bringdown

on cd only

Anyone for Tennis
(Eric Clapton/Martin Sharp)

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