Live Cream (also called Live Cream, Volume 1) is a live compilation album by the British rock band Cream, released in 1970. This album comprises four live tracks recorded in 1968 and one studio track "Lawdy Mama" from 1967. The instrumental track for "Lawdy Mama" is the same as heard on "Strange Brew" with a different vocal and guitar solo by Eric Clapton. Live Cream hit No. 15 on the Billboard 200, and made No. 4 on the UK Top 40.
Cream (2) – Live Cream. Label: Rso – mwa 7006. Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Gatefold. All the selections were recorded live, with the exception of
Released in April 1970 and derived from tapes made at three May 1968 California shows, all of the live tracks here consist of songs originally featured on the group's least ambitious and most rudimentary album, Fresh Cream, dating from 1966 - and as it happens, there's not a hit represented among the five songs, a fact that probably made this.
Live Cream is best enjoyed loud and in full performance. The power of this band cranked up full volume has its rewards and this offering does so in spades. For a wider spectrum of their live recordings combine this with Live Cream Vol ll, the first side of Goodbye Cream, and the live side of Wheels of Fire, all recorded extremely well for the technology of the time, and you pretty much get the band in classic blistering performance. I heard them live 3 times in Chicago in late 60s in huge venues and this exactly what they sounded like. I'm always hitting the yard sales or Goodwill stores but experience lots of disappointment. When it came I was astounded how good condition the cover was.
Cream was one of the first power trios to take the world by storm, combining Eric Clapton's flawless guitar playing, Jack Bruce’s jazz-influenced bass and vocal might, and Ginger Baker’s amazing drumming. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Cream singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio and live Cream albums. Two years later, the trio released Wheels of Fire (1968), which became the first ever platinum double album. If you want to know the best Cream album of all time, this list will answer your question. Albums range from Fresh Cream (1966) to Goodbye (1969).
Live Cream (also called Live Cream, Volume 1) is a live compilation album by the British rock band Cream, released in 1970. This album comprises four live tracks recorded in 1968 and one studio track Lawdy Mama from 1967. The instrumental track for Lawdy Mama is the same as heard on Strange Brew with a different vocal and guitar solo by Eric Clapton. Cream. Cream were a 1960s British rock power trio consisting of drummer Ginger Baker, guitarist/singer Eric Clapton and bassist/singer Jack Bruce.