Ray Coleman: CLAPTON! Warner Books,1986.First published in Great Britain under the title SURVIVOR!
Ray Coleman is a music journalist who wrote for the London based pop paper Melody Maker
for twenty years. He served as its editor-in-chief for eleven years. He has also authored a biography
of John Lennon. Many of the quotations used on this site are culled from Ray Coleman's book.
Harry Shapiro: ERIC CLAPTON: LOST IN THE BLUES , Guinness Publishing Ltd, 1992.
Harry Shapiro's first book on Eric Clapton was entitled SLOWHAND and was
in 1984. He has also authored books on Jimi Hendrix and Graham Bond.
Marc Roberty: ERIC CLAPTON: THE COMPLETE RECORDING SESSIONS , St. Martin's Press, 1993.
Marc Roberty has written a number of books on the career of Eric Clapton, all of them excellent.
For ten years he served as the editor of the Official Clapton Fan Club's newsletter.
Many of the photos
on this site appear in another of Mr. Roberty's books, a beautifully illustrated,
THE ERIC CLAPTON ALBUM: THIRTY YEARS OF MUSIC AND MEMORABILIA. Viking Studio Books ((Penguin)
Chris Welch: CREAM: STRANGE BREW, Castle Communications Plc. 1994
Chris Welch is a music journalist who for many years wrote for Melody Maker. He was a friend
and confidant of the band from their beginning. His book was a valuable aid in the construction of this site.
CREAM; A great book by Chris Welch. I will be adding a number of photos from the book to my site as time permits!
A Balafon book, you can visit their web site by clicking here.
Dave Thompson: CREAM; THE WORLD'S FIRST SUPERGROUP, Virgin Books Ltd. 2005 A well researched book. It was helpfull in establishing the proper chronology of the events.
Secondary Sources: I have used quotations from videos and magazine articles. Guitar Player was especially useful in this regard.
I have also relied on my own (sometimes foggy) memory to relate the
events as they unfolded.
I have made an effort to acknowledge the photographers whose works have been reproduced on these pages.
I apologize for any errors, omissions or unintentional infringements of copyright.
Thanks to Derek Araujo; Heavy Cream
Thanks also to Graeme Pattingale and Bob Elliott; Those Were The Days
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