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Cream: How Eric Clapton Took the World by Storm
     

Cream: How Eric Clapton Took the World by Storm

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by Dave Thompson
 

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Dave Thompson, author of Virgin's acclaimed Red Hot Chili Peppers biography, takes a new and very detailed look at the creation of one of the world's most influential bands. After all the streets of London had been covered in 'Clapton Is God' tributes, the three top rock instrumentalists of their time, all stars in their own right, came together to form Cream.

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Dave Thompson, author of Virgin's acclaimed Red Hot Chili Peppers biography, takes a new and very detailed look at the creation of one of the world's most influential bands. After all the streets of London had been covered in 'Clapton Is God' tributes, the three top rock instrumentalists of their time, all stars in their own right, came together to form Cream. Cream went on to become the first band to break open the lucrative US market by dint of their live shows alone.
Updated to include details of their recent tour, this definitive account goes on the road with them then and now, day by relentlessly hedonistic day.


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"Packed with drama and extraordinary anecdotes ... essential reading"

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781448133710
Publisher:
Ebury Publishing
Publication date:
10/31/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
798,611
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

British born, Seattle based author of many well reviewed rock biographies including the recent Virgin Books Red Hot Chili Peppers biography and books on The Cure and Kurt Cobain, Thompson is also a regular contributor to Rolling Stone, Mojo, and Q.

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Cream: How Eric Clapton Took the World By Storm 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Tons of great detail about a great band. Well written and easy to read