Jack Bruce – Big Bass Man

This day (October 25, 2014), in Suffolk, died Jack Bruce an English vocalist, bass guitarist and founding member of Cream.

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Wikipedia : This day (October 25, 2014), in Suffolk, died Jack Bruce an English vocalist, bass guitarist and founding member of Cream.

Jack Bruce : Jack travelled to Italy and then England, playing double-bass in dance bands and jazz groups, and joined his first important band in 1962 in London. This was Alexis Korner’s Blues Inc. with whom Charlie Watts, later to join the Rolling Stones, was drummer.

@allmusic : Bruce’s most famous songs are, in essence, blues tunes: Sunshine of Your Love, Strange Brew, Politician, and White Room. Bruce’s best-known songs remain those he penned for Cream, the legendary blues-rock trio he formed with drummer Ginger Baker and guitarist Eric Clapton in July 1966.

@last.fm : In the years since Cream’s breakup in 1968, Bruce has released a number of solo albums, mostly in a more experimental vein, and worked with a wide variety of musicians in many genres. The list includes Robin Trower, Tony Williams, John Stipe, Carla Bley, Allan Holdsworth, Ringo Starr and Frank Zappa. He was also a member of the band West, Bruce And Laing.

@Discogs :

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Audio : Theme For An Imaginary Western . Never Tell Your Mother She’s Out Of Tune . Weird Of Hermiston . Rope Ladder To The Moon . Born To Be Blue . Tickets To Waterfalls . The Ministry Of Bag . Ballad For Arthur . He The Richmond . The Clearout .
Video : Spectrum Road Featuring Jack Bruce, Cindy Blackman Santana, Vernon Reid And John Medeski. . Born Under A Bad Sign (2011) . w/ Joe Bonamassa – Midnight Blues . Live On Later With Jools Holland . w/ Gary Moore – White Room (1998) . w/ Peter Frampton And Ringo Starr – Sunshine Of You Love (1997) . w/ Rory Gallagher – Politican . w/ Ginger Baker – On David Letterman . w/ Gianna Nannini, Sting – Die im Dunkeln sieht man nicht (1987) . w/ Ian Anderson & Fela Kuti: African Jam Session 1983 . w/ Mick Taylor – Keep It Down (1975) . w/ Buddy Miles, Stephen Stills – Love Potions (1969) .

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