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Cream Play "Sunshine of Your Love" on Glen Campbell's Show

Here's another gem from the eternally fascinating world of YouTube.It's Cream's performance of "Sunshine of Your Love" from a July 14, 1968, TV show—a summer replacement for The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour—that was hosted by Glen Campbell. Campbell would get his own variety show—The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour—the following January.Anyway, the appearance is noteworthy for a few reasons. First... …

Exploring Eric Clapton's Collaborations with The Beatles

In the late Sixties, the Beatles and Eric Clapton kicked off a nearly five-decade-long tradition of recorded collaborations. Sure, "While My Guitar Gently Weeps"—the only official EMI Beatles recording Clapton ever played on—is an undisputed highlight, but Slowhand's fretwork also graces recordings by all four solo Beatles. In fact, the former Yardbird and Bluesbreaker is the only guitarist... …