Cream recorded the “White Room” in New York

Cream recorded the “White Room” in New York

A song by British rock band Cream, composed by bassist Jack Bruce with lyrics by poet Pete Brown. They recorded it for the studio half of the 1968 double album Wheels of Fire.

Jack Bruce sang and played bass on the song, Eric Clapton overdubbed guitar parts, Ginger Baker played drums and timpani, and Felix Pappalardi – the group’s producer – contributed violas

In 1967, at the initial session for Cream’s third album, recording for “White Room” reportedly began in London. In December, work continued at Atlantic Studios in New York City and was completed during three sessions in February, April and June 1968, also at Atlantic Studios.

Atlantic Studios was the recording studio of Atlantic Records. The recording studio was located at 1841 Broadway, at the corner of 60th Street, in New York City. The studios closed in 1990.


Featured Image: Cream “White Room” cover – Polydor Records Ltd

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