LONDON (AP) — Musician Jack Bruce, best known as the bassist from the 1960s group Cream, has died. He was 71.
A statement released by his family announced the death Saturday, saying “the world of music will be a poorer place without him but he lives on in his music and forever in our hearts.”
Publicist Claire Singers said Bruce died at his home in Suffolk, England.
Cream, which also included guitarist Eric Clapton and drummer Ginger Baker sold 35 million albums in just over two years and were awarded the world’s first ever platinum disc for their album “Wheels of Fire.” Bruce wrote and sang most of the songs, including “I Feel Free”, “White Room,” “Politician” and ”Sunshine Of Your Love.”
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