Hear Eric Clapton's Gentle Tribute to Jack Bruce, 'For Jack'

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Eric Clapton performs during the 2014 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 27, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Following the death of Cream's Jack Bruce last week, his former bandmate Eric Clapton has shared an instrumental song dedicated to his friend. 

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Clapton posted the track to his Facebook page Sunday, along with a photo of Bruce. The song is a melancholy musing on a gentle theme with Clapton humming behind his guitar. 

On Saturday, Clapton announced Bruce's passing to his fans, posting to Facebook, "He was a great musician and composer, and a tremendous inspiration to me."

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Listen to the song here

 

 


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