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Ginger Baker Leads Jack Bruce Tribute Concert

The drummer will celebrate Bruce's life and music career at the Sunshine Of Your Love gig on 24 October (15), a day before the first anniversary of his bandmate's death. Baker will...

Jack Bruce Laid To Rest

Eric Clapton led mourners in singing at Jack Bruce's funeral yesterday.The 71-year-old bassist - who died from liver disease last month - was laid to rest at Golders Green Crematorium in north London yesterday (05.11.14),...

Jack Bruce Honoured By Cream Bandmates At Funeral

Jack Bruce's former Cream bandmates Eric Clapton and Ginger Baker sang their pal's track Theme For An Imaginary Western at the rocker's funeral on Wednesday (05Nov14).The two musicians joined other mourners for the service in...

Fans Invited To Cheer On Jack Bruce At Funeral

Late Cream star Jack Bruce's fans have been invited to cheer the arrival of his casket at his funeral on Wednesday (05Nov14).The service will be a private family affair at Golders Green Crematorium in north...

Eric Clapton Shares Jack Bruce Tribute

Eric Clapton has shared a musical tribute to Jack Bruce.The 'Wonderful Tonight' hitmaker was left devastated when his friend and former Cream bandmate passed away on Saturday (25.10.14) and has now posted a touching musical...

Eric Clapton Adds Musical Tribute To Late Pal Jack Bruce

Eric Clapton has added a musical tribute to those pouring in for his late Cream bandmate Jack Bruce.The guitar great called the bassist, who passed away on Saturday (25Oct14), a "great musician and composer, and...

Eric Clapton Pays Tribute To Jack Bruce

Eric Clapton has hailed Jack Bruce a ''great inspiration''.The Cream legend passed away on Saturday (25.10.14) at his home in Suffolk, East Anglia, and his former bandmate has paid tribute to his friend's talent.Eric wrote...

Eric Clapton Pays Tribute To Jack Bruce

Eric Clapton has added his tribute to those pouring in for his former Cream bandmate Jack Bruce, following the bassist's death on Saturday (25Oct14).The rock icon passed away at his home in Suffolk, England at...

Fellow Musicians Honour The Late Jack Bruce

Following the death of Cream bassist Jack Bruce (71) fans, friends and colleagues have been quick to express their condolences. Many have mentioned that Bruce’s playing changed the face of rock forever. Bruce played his...

Rock Stars Remember Jack Bruce

Rock veterans including Paul Stanley, Ringo Starr, Slash, Brian May and Tony Iommi have paid tribute to Cream star Jack Bruce following his death on Saturday (25Oct14).The British bassist passed away at his home in...

Eric Clapton Baffled By Cream Tour Rumours

Veteran rocker Eric Clapton has denied reports he wrecked plans for a Cream reunion tour, insisting he has not spoken to fellow bandmembers Ginger Baker and Jack Bruce for almost ten years.Last year (13), Bruce...

Eric Clapton Quits Touring

Eric Clapton is quitting touring.The 69-year-old guitarist finds travelling ''unbearable'' these days and he worries about becoming ''embarrassing'', but he won't give up music completely.He said: ''''The road has become unbearable.''It's unapproachable, because it takes...

Cream Reunion Tour Scrapped

Rock trio Cream cancelled plans for a long-awaited reunion tour last year (13) following a dispute between the bandmembers.The former bandmates - Eric Clapton, Ginger Baker and Jack Bruce - last reunited for a series...

Cream's Jack Bruce Fell Out Of Love With Recording

Cream's Jack Bruce ''fell out of love'' with recording. The group's former bassist and singer - whose band included guitarist Eric Clapton and drummer Ginger Baker - has now released his first solo album in...

Tony Iommi: 'We Turned Down Ginger Baker Idea'

Black Sabbath ruled out the option of hitting the recording studio with legendary drummer Ginger Baker because they didn't want to have to deal with "problems" the eccentric former Cream would bring with him.Producer Rick...

Ginger Baker: 'Spine Condition Makes Drumming Painful'

Former Cream star Ginger Baker is struggling to carry on drumming as he battles a degenerative spine condition because playing leaves him in "agony".The musician was diagnosed with osteoarthritis of the spine several years ago,...

Andre 3000 Will Not Sing Jimi Hendrix Songs In Biopic

In a confusing series of reveals, Andre 3000, who is currently filming as Jimi Hendrix in a biopic about the guitarist's life, will be playing covers including those by The Beatles, Muddy Waters and Elvis...

Iggy Pop And Ginger Baker Cover The Black Keys For Tribute Album

Iggy Pop and Cream drummer Ginger Baker have teamed up to pay tribute to rocking blues duo The Black Keys on a new covers album.The odd couple has recorded a rendition of the band's Lonely...

Ginger Baker Film Wins Festival Documentary Prize

A documentary about former Cream drummer Ginger Baker picked up the Documentary Grand Jury prize at the South by Southwest Film Awards in Austin, Texas on Tuesday (13Mar12).Director Jay Bulger's Beware of Mr. Baker wowed...

Jack Bruce & Reid To Debut Supergroup At Bonnaroo Festival

Cream star Jack Bruce and Living Colour frontman Vernon Reid have formed a supergroup they plan to debut at this summer's (12) Bonnaroo festival in Tennessee.Medeski, Martin and Wood star John Medeski and in-demand drummer...

Cream Concert Film Offers Hope For Another Reunion

Cream fans have been left hopeful of another group reunion after checking out the interviews collected for a new Dvd and Blu-Ray concert movie recalling the trio's 2005 concerts in London.Eric Clapton, Ginger Baker and...

Jimi Hendrix Named Greatest Guitarist Of All Time

Jimi Hendrix has been named the greatest guitarist ever in a poll conducted by Rolling Stone Magazine. The axe man topped a list that included Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page, THE ROLLING STONES' KEITH RICHARDS and...

Cream Reunion Concert To Be Released On Blu-ray

Cream's triumphant reunion concert at London's Royal Albert Hall in 2005 is to be released on Blu-Ray.The concert was the trio's first in almost 40 years and led to a string of shows in New...

Baker's Anger Over Assistant's Sentence

Former CREAM star GINGER BAKER is furious after his former assistant who was found guilty of stealing $47,400 (£31,300) from his accounts escaped a jail sentence in South Africa.The British drummer, 71, accused Lindiwe Noko...

Bruce: 'There Will Be No More Cream'

Rocker JACK BRUCE has further destroyed CREAM fans' hopes the classic trio will reform again, insisting the band is "over".The bassist teamed up with Eric Clapton and Ginger Baker for dates in 2005 and admits...

Baker To Marry Nurse

CREAM drummer GINGER BAKER is preparing to wed the Zimbabwean nurse who has looked after him for the last two years.The rocker, who has previously been married three times, has proposed to Kudzai MAChokoto, who...

The Things The Say:

"I do have a God-given gift that only a few drummers have... It's not something you can work at. Keith Moon? John Bonham? No, I wouldn't put them in the same frame. They were drummers,...

Olive Farming Turned Baker Off Drugs

Former CREAM star GINGER BAKER credits olive farming for helping him to finally kick his cocaine addiction - because he couldn't tend to bushes while high.In his new biography, the rocker admits he attempted to...

Baker Fears Assassination Attempt

Former CREAM drummer GINGER BAKER carries a stun gun with him at all times in an effort to avoid "assassination".The wild rocker, who turns 70 later this month (19Aug09), has had so many threats on...

Cream's Bruce Received Death Threats Over Zeppelin Comments

Former CREAM star JACK BRUCE was bombarded with death threats from furious LED ZEPPELIN fans after the bassist criticised the rock legends and dismissed them as "crap" earlier this year (09).Bruce hit the headlines in...

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