Call for Essays About Any Aspect of Popular Culture, Present or Past

Articles tagged cream

Tuesday, October 28 2014

Jack Bruce: The Thinking Man’s Golden God

Jack Bruce didn’t need music videos, laser shows, dry ice, PR Kits, and crowd-pleasing pyrotechnics. He was too busy being one of the very best musicians in the business.


Thursday, June 6 2013

Albert King: Born Under a Bad Sign (remastered)

The greatest left-handed-upside-down guitarist of all time gets the royal treatment on the latest reissue of his masterpiece.


Thursday, September 8 2011

Rory Gallagher: Rory Gallagher / Deuce / Live! in Europe / Blueprint

A consummate performer live or in the studio, these re-releases serve as a bold reminder of the weight of the Rory Gallagher legacy.


Monday, August 15 2011

Rory Gallagher: Notes From San Francisco

Gallagher fans would do well to come for the esoterica of the unreleased studio sessions, but stay for the raging live set that brings the songs truly alive.


Monday, April 18 2011

Rocking Chair Blues: Howlin’ Wolf – “Spoonful”

“Spoonful” is one of the best-known and most recorded songs in the history of the blues, and there's something mysterious about it. What exactly is in that spoonful?


Tuesday, February 15 2011

Santana and Various Artists: Guitar Heaven

Guitar Heaven: The Greatest Guitar Classics of All Time comes off as a celebrity version of American Idol.


Monday, September 17 2007

All My Loving

Tony Palmer's 1968 made-for-BBC "masterpiece" looks decidedly more suspect today.


Tuesday, January 9 2007

Cream: Cream: Classic Artists [DVD]

Dreary and unedifying career overview of '60s blues trio marred by its lack of live footage.


Tuesday, February 21 2006

Cream: Royal Albert Hall, London, May 2-3-5-6, 2005 [DVD]

After a long absence, God... err, Eric Clapton has returned, and along with Ginger Baker and Jack Bruce, has resurrected the deity known as Cream.


Friday, November 11 2005

Cream

I've previously written that Brian Wilson's SMiLE stop was undoubtedly the BEST concert of 2005. Oops...


Cream (Reviews) [11.Nov.05]
Cream: BBC Sessions (Reviews) [27.May.03]
Now on PopMatters
PM Picks
Announcements

© 1999-2014 PopMatters.com. All rights reserved.
PopMatters.com™ and PopMatters™ are trademarks
of PopMatters Media, Inc.

PopMatters is wholly independently owned and operated.