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2010-08-17 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- John Mayall, British Blues giant and blues rock pioneer, nurtured the careers of Eric Clapton, Mick Fleetwood, Jack Bruce, Peter Green, Mick Taylor, John McVie and many other rock luminaries. Now his earliest and best recordings with them in the Bluesbreakers as well as Mayall's other stellar work throughout his debut decade on record are heard on the 4-CD box set So Many Roads: An Anthology 1964-1974 (Hip-O/UMe), released August 17, 2010. The...

2008-07-01 12:00:42

ROCKER Jack Bruce has vowed to get his classic 60s band Cream back together one last time. The Scot was bass player and singer with the world's first supergroup, which also included guitarist Eric Clapton and drummer Ginger Baker. But infighting saw Cream split after just a few years. They didn't play together again until three years ago, with a string of shows at the Royal Albert Hall and Madison Square Garden. Yesterday, Bishopbriggs-born Bruce said: "I think it will happen again. I...

2006-02-07 20:22:09

By Dean Goodman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Legendary rock trio Cream, which reunited last year for a handful of concerts in London and New York after a bitter break-up in 1968, has scheduled more shows, bassist and singer Jack Bruce said on Tuesday. But don't expect a world tour. Rather, Bruce told Reuters that he, guitarist Eric Clapton and drummer Ginger Baker will set up camp in select cities for multiple dates, just as they did last year. "What we feel is that it's so special, and...

2005-11-01 12:26:57

By Ray Waddell NASHVILLE (Billboard) - The Cream reunion last week at New York's Madison Square Garden was a monster hit. The October 24-26 shows, the '60s rock trio's only North American appearances and first here in 37 years, grossed more than $10.6 million and drew 56,151 people, according to Garden officials. The Garden shows followed an equally successful, though smaller-scale, spring reunion at London's Royal Albert Hall, which grossed $3.6 million and drew more than 18,000...

2005-10-27 14:46:30

By Richard Satran NEW YORK (Reuters) - After reunion concerts packed with nostalgia and their signature gritty blues-rock, Eric Clapton and his pioneering British band "Cream" are parting ways again, their promoters said on Thursday. Performances in New York and London were the last planned for the band that broke up in 1968 after turning obscure blues songs into Top 40 hits and transforming guitarist Clapton into a household name and rock 'n' roll legend. "The band has no plans for...