New Cream Box Set Features Previously Unreleased Music

Cream: Goodbye Tour Live 1968More of the legendary work of bass hero Jack Bruce has been released to the public with a new Cream box set entitled Goodbye Tour Live 1968. The set collects four complete concerts from the power trio’s farewell tour with three from California and one from London’s Royal Albert Hall. Of the set’s 36 tracks, 29 are being released on CD for the first time with 19 having been previously unreleased. Ten more were only available on DVD.

“Cream was a shambling circus of diverse personalities who happened to find that catalyst together….. any one of us could have played unaccompanied for a good length of time,” Eric Clapton explained in a statement. “So you put the three of us together in front of an audience willing to dig it limitlessly, we could have gone on forever…. And we did….just going for the moon every time we played.”

Hear Bruce, Clapton, and drummer Ginger Baker dish out an especially raw and primitive version of their classic “Sunshine of Your Love”:

The Goodbye Tour Live 1968 box set comes with liner notes by Rolling Stone’s David Fricke. It is available now on CD and as a digital download (iTunes and Amazon MP3).

Goodbye Tour Live 1968 Track List:

Disc One – October 4, 1968 – Oakland Coliseum, Oakland:

  1. White Room
  2. Politician
  3. Crossroads
  4. Sunshine Of Your Love
  5. Spoonful
  6. Deserted Cities Of The Heart
  7. Passing The Time
  8. I’m So Glad

Disc Two – October 19, 1968 – Los Angeles Forum, Los Angeles:

  1. Introduction by Buddy Miles
  2. White Room
  3. Politician
  4. I’m So Glad
  5. Sitting On Top Of The World
  6. Crossroads
  7. Sunshine Of Your Love
  8. Traintime
  9. Toad
  10. Spoonful

Disc Three – October 20, 1968 – San Diego Sports Arena, San Diego:

  1. White Room
  2. Politician
  3. I’m So Glad
  4. Sitting On Top Of The World
  5. Sunshine Of Your Love
  6. Crossroads
  7. Traintime
  8. Toad
  9. Spoonful

Disc Four – Cream Farewell Concert November 26, 1968 – Royal Albert Hall, London:

  1. White Room
  2. Politician
  3. I’m So Glad
  4. Sitting On Top Of The World
  5. Crossroads
  6. Toad
  7. Spoonful
  8. Sunshine Of Your Love
  9. Steppin’Out

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