Tag Archives: Eric Clapton

Cream 1967 Colour Pic 3 (The Fool Clothing)

1/9/14 – Cream – Strange Brew – 1967

The transition from Blues, Beat or any form of Pop proved difficult for some of the more succesful bands of the early sixties. The Hollies and The Stones cautiously tinkered with psychedelia with mixed results, but the one of the most unlikely and successful transitions was Cream with their album Disraeli Gears. Sgt. Pepper’s June […]

Martin Sharp

Martin Sharp – 1942 – 1st December 2013

Martin Sharp, Australian designer and artist has died. Perhaps most famous for the cover art to Cream’s 1967 psychedelic blues masterpiece Disraeli Gears. He also co wrote one of the great songs Tales Of Brave Ulysses with Eric Clapton. Although the song is credited to Pete Brown, Jack Bruce and Eric Clapton on the single, Sharp […]

XTC Skylarking Cover Art

22/3/16 – Originally Posted – 22/11/13 – XTC – Skylarking – 1986

When Skylarking was released in 1986, I must have been in America because I remember having it on pre-recorded cassette. These little convenient plastic boxes of sound were extremely popular there – more popular than anywhere else I’d been. It was something to do with the car culture, everyone had a car, everyone had a […]