Jack Bruce

Today, 3 years ago, Jack Bruce, best known as one third of Cream died when he was 71. Bruce played bass, sang and was the main songwriter in Cream. Other bands in his CV are the Graham Bond Organisation, John Mayall’s Bluesbrakers, Manfred Mann, etc. Enjoy!

on the top of the mountain

Today I have come back to my origins; I have walked back through my steps; I have walked following the streams, trying to find where are they coming from; and I got it: I found the origin of the water that I drank when I was a child; then I continued walking high and high […]

A flamingo on stage

Today in 1966, Manfred Mann reached the number 1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Pretty flamingo’. The recording features future Cream bass guitar player Jack Bruce, who joined the band briefly in 1965. A few days ago we talked about another well known bassist of this band.  On their ‘Top of the Pops’ performance (unfortunately I […]


On 26 November 1968 at the Royal Albert Hall the superband called Cream celebrated their farewell concert. The two Royal Albert Hall concerts were filmed for a BBC documentary and released on video (and later DVD) as Farewell concert. Cream  final album, appropriately titled Goodbye, was recorded in late 1968 and released in early 1969 after […]