During its two-year life span, Cream released four albums: Fresh Cream (1966), Disraeli Gears (1967), Wheels of Fire (1968), and Goodbye (1968). Their final two concerts at the Royal Albert Hall on 26 November 1968 were filmed and released as Farewell Cream, which is available on DVD. Over the years, numerous other compilation albums have been issued along with albums containing unreleased material recorded during the band’s short life-span.
The power trio was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in January 1993. Cream reunited in 2005 for four concerts at London’s Royal Albert Hall on 2, 3, 5 and 6 May. A two-DVD set of the concerts was released on DVD on 4 October 2005. Three additional Cream concerts took place on 24, 25 and 26 October 2005 at New York City’s Madison Square Garden. No further concerts are planned.
Cream’s lineup was:
Eric Clapton – Guitar, vocals
Jack Bruce – Bass, vocals
Ginger Baker – Drums
Cream’s producer, Felix Pappalardi, played piano, mellotron on bass on their final studio recordings (October 1968).
George Harrison played guitar on “Badge” from their album, Goodbye.