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CREAM GOODBYE TOUR – LIVE 1968

4CD Live Box Set

 BY HARVEY KUBERNIK © 2020 

Cream was a shambling circus of diverse personalities who happened to find that catalyst together….. any one of us could have played

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unaccompanied for a good length of time. So you put the three of us together in front of an audience willing to dig it limitles

sly, we could have gone on forever…. And we did….just going for the moon every time we played.”–Eric Clapton

The Universal Music Enterprises record label in March 2020 will release the 4-CD, special edition of Cream’s Goodbye Tour Live 1968. The collection assembles 36 tracks, including 29 making their first appearance on CD, recorded during Cream’s farewell tour of the US in October 1968 and their final UK date at London’s Royal Albert Hall on November 26th of that same year. 

There are a total of 19 previously unissued tracks, and a further 10 selections from the Royal Albert Hall show, which have only ever been available on DVD.  

On its original release in February 1969, Goodbye, which combined live performances from their last tour dates with a handful of studio recordings, earned a UK No. 1 slot and achieved a No. 2 position on the US Billboard chart.  Continue reading