1. Elektra Vaults Emptied For New Series

    December 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Collectors' Choice Music has set a Feb. 21 release date for reissues of 15 rarities from the Elektra archive, including material by Eric Clapton's supergroup Powerhouse, Lovin' Spoonful, Roxy, the Wac Collectors' Choice Music has set a Feb. 21 release date for reissues of…

  2. Cream / Oct. 24, 2005 / New York (Madison Square Garden)

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Echoes of "Goodbye Cream" floated through Madison Square Gardenon the first of a three-night stand at the NYC mecca as Clapton played the opening scale to "I'm So Glad," which hadn't sounded this good If you had no idea who the members of Cream were and saw them…

  3. Cream Finishes With A Bang In New York

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Cream reunion last week at New York's Madison Square Garden was a monster box office hit. The Cream reunion last week at New York's Madison Square Garden was a monster box office hit. The Oct. 24-26 shows, the band's only North American appearances and first here in 37…

  4. Cream Of New York

    October 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Reunited Cream performs at New York's Madison Square Garden. Cream bassist Jack Bruce, guitarist Eric Clapton and drummer Ginger Baker perform Oct. 24 at Madison Square Garden in New York. The band played three shows at the fabled arena, the only place outside of London to see the…

  5. Cream Confirms Fall NYC Run

    September 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Cream will regroup for an Oct. 24-26 run at New York's Madison Square Garden. As expected , Cream will regroup for an Oct. 24-26 run at New York's Madison Square Garden. Tickets will go on sale first to American Express cardholders beginning Monday (Sept. 12) via Ticketmaster.…

  6. Billboard Bits: Cream, Green Day, The Clientele

    August 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Cream, Green Day, The Clientele Although the track list has not yet been revealed, a DVD chronicling Cream's May reunion run at London's Royal Albert Hall will be released Oct. 4 via Rhino. The shows found Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce and Ginger Baker performing together for the…

  7. Cream Mulling New York Run?

    July 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sources say dates are being "unofficially" held for three concerts at Madison Square Garden in October. On the heels of its early May reunion run at London's Royal Albert Hall, legendary power trio Cream may be crossing the Atlantic for another round of shows this fall. Sources…

  8. Clapton Gets A Lift From Winwood, Mayer

    June 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT For "Back Home," his first album of new original material since 2001's "Reptile," Eric Clapton tapped the talents of longtime collaborator Simon Climie, as well as such guests as Steve Winwood, John M For "Back Home," his first album of new original material…

  9. Akon Overtakes U.K. Singles, Album Chart

    May 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Akon's "Lonely" (Universal) finally ended the seven-week reign of Tony Christie's "(Is This the Way To) Amarillo" (UMTV) on the U.K. singles chart. It gave the American rapper/singer cause for a doubl Akon's "Lonely" (Universal) finally ended the…

  10. Cream Plans Short But Sweet Reunion

    January 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST The May 2-3, 5-6 shows will constitute guitarist Eric Clapton, bassist Jack Bruce and drummer Ginger Baker's first on-stage appearances together since Cream's 1993 induction into the Rock and Roll Hal As first revealed here in early November, classic rock trio Cream is reuniting for…

  11. Cream Stirring Up 2005 Reunion

    November 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Vintage rock trio Cream will reunite for a string of shows next year at London's Royal Albert Hall, sources tell Billboard.com. The group -- guitarist/vocalist Eric Clapton, drummer Ginger Baker and b Vintage rock trio Cream will reunite for a string of shows next year at London's…

  12. Bruce Recovering From Liver Transplant

    October 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Former Cream member Jack Bruce is recovering from complications from liver transplant surgery. Following the successful Sept. 19 procedure, the musician's body rejected the new organ, and infection an Former Cream member Jack Bruce is recovering from complications from liver transplant…

  13. Ringo Rounds Up All-Star Album Guests

    January 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST For his latest solo album, former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr has recorded with a slew of guest artists, including Eric Clapton, Pink Floyd's David Gilmour, Willie Nelson, and Eagles/Poco principal Ti For his latest solo album, former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr has recorded with a slew…

  14. From Clarksdale to Heaven: Remembering John Lee Hooker

    November 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST John Lee Hooker passed away June 21, 2001, depriving the blues world of yet another pivotal artist whose influence will persist throughout the 21st century. John Lee Hooker passed away June 21, 2001, depriving the blues world of yet another pivotal artist whose influence will persist…

  15. Who Tour To Continue Despite Entwistle's Death

    June 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Who's summer North American tour will continue on despite the death yesterday (June 27) of founding bassist John Entwistle. According to a note posted on guitarist Pete Townshend's official Web si The Who's summer North American tour will continue on despite the death…

  16. Newsted, Freed Sign On For Gov't Mule Dates

    April 03, 2002 12:00 AM EST Former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted and former Black Crowes guitarist Audley Freed will join Gov't Mule for a string of upcoming shows. Former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted and former Black Crowes guitarist Audley Freed will join Gov't Mule for a string of upcoming shows. The…

  17. Billboard Bits: Big Day Out, EMusic/Matador, Jack Bruce

    November 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Big Day Out, EMusic/Matador, Jack Bruce Hard rock supergroup Tomahawk and Canadian rock outfit the Tea Party are the latest acts confirmed to appear at a portion of dates on the 10th annual Big Day Out tour of Australia and New Zealand. They join previously announced performers System…

  18. Warren Haynes Flourishes As He Keeps The Mule Alive

    October 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT It's the not knowing whether or not the rug may suddenly be pulled out from under his feet that has helped make Warren Haynes perhaps the hardest-working man on the so-called jam-band circuit. It's the not knowing whether or not the rug may suddenly be pulled out from under his feet…

  19. Gov't Mule Goes Off 'The Deep End'

    September 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Gov't Mule will release "The Deep End Vol. 1," its first studio album since the <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/billboard/daily/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=874281">August 2000 death</A> of fo Gov't Mule will release "The Deep End Vol. 1,…

  20. Living Colour Revived For U.S. Tour

    July 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Seminal guitar rock outfit Living Colour has reunited and begun lining up dates for a handful of U.S. tour dates, kicking off Aug. 1 in Old Bridge, N.J., according to the Black Rock Coalition, a non-p Seminal guitar rock outfit Living Colour has reunited and begun lining up dates for a…

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