Crossroads - CREAM (2) - Wheels Of Fire - Live At The Fillmore (Vinyl, LP, Album)

14.12.2019
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  • "Crossroads" is a dazzling display of the fury and bravado when Cream was at the pinnacle of their powers. This raw two-track recording also dispels several long-standing myths regarding "Crossroads" on the Wheels Of Fire album, which is indeed this performance. Many have claimed Clapton's blistering solo a result of studio overdubbing, but here it is, fully intact, exactly as it went down, proving that one .
  • “Crossroads” is a song originally by Robert Johnson, written in It’s a blues track, and the most popular iteration is by Cream. It was the first single of their Wheels of Fire record in.
  • Inside the gatefold of the 2-disk LP Wheels Of Fire, the song listings for Sides 3 (including "Crossroads") and 4 are misleadingly subheaded, "Live at the Fillmore." Same with Disk 2 of the 2-CD versions. "Crossroads" was recorded at the Winterland Ballroom, also in San Francisco. Just one of the four live songs on these two LP sides, "Toad.
  • View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Wheels Of Fire on Discogs. Label: RSO - • Format: 2x, Vinyl LP, Album, Reissue • Country: France • Genre: Rock, Blues • Style: Blues Rock, Psychedelic Rock.
  • Wheels of Fire, an Album by Cream. Released in August on Polydor (catalog no. /2; Vinyl LP). Genres: Blues Rock, Psychedelic Rock.
  • Wheels of Fire is the third album by the British rock band Cream. It was released in August as a two-disc vinyl LP, with one disc recorded in the studio and the other recorded live. It reached number three in the United Kingdom and number one in the United States, Canada and Australia, becoming the world's first platinum-selling double album.
  • Non-stop touring soon saw Cream break through in America where Wheels of Fire, released in August , topped the US charts for a month and was the world’s first platinum-selling double album. It comprised one album ‘in the studio’ - including the Bruce and Brown penned classics "White Room" and "Politician" - while the other side was recorded at the Fillmore West in San Francisco, .
  • The album's second disc included three live recordings from the Winterland Ballroom and one from the Fillmore. Clapton's second solo from "Crossroads" has made it to the top 20 in multiple "greatest guitar solo.

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