1966 - Bluesbreaking! & Cream Beginning



JOHN MAYALL'S BLUES BREAKERS

CROCODILE WALK -  (1965-1967)

BULLDOGS FOR SALE - (1965-1968)

BLUESBREAKING!  -  (1965-1966)

LIVE AT THE BBC 
-  (1965 - 1966)

PRIMAL SOLOS - April, 1966

CREAM

ALL IN A TUMBLE - (1966-1967)

OUTTAKES AND ALTERNATES - (1966-1967)

ERIC CLAPTON'S CREAM - THE BBC FILES 1965-1968 - (1966)

KLOOKS KLEEK '66 - November 15, 1966

SWEETS - November 15, 1966 & March 7 & April 22, 1967

SECRET HISTORY - Outtakes from the "Fresh Cream" sessions and BBC sessions

ERIC CLAPTON'S CREAM LIVE - (1966 - 1967-168)



CROCODILE WALK
- John Mayall's Bluesbreakers

  

Lost Rose - 04 - - sb5

Live from BBC Sessions 1965-1967 (1/11)
Live in Bremen, Germany, 1968 (12/14)

CD Tracks:
  1. Crawling Up a Hill
  2. Crocodile Walk
  3. Bye Bye Bird
  4. I'm Your Witchdoctor
  5. Cheating Woman
  6. Nowhere to Run
  7. On Top of the World
  8. Key to Love
  9. Ridin' the L&N
10. Sitting in the Rain
11. Leaping Christine
12. Parchman Farm
13. Time Has Come
14. 2401

John Mayall: vocals, harmonica, organ, guitar
Roger Dean: guitar (1/6)
Eric Clapton: guitar: (7/8)
Peter Green: guitar (9/11)
Mick Taylor: guitar (12/14)
John McVie: bass (1/11)
Stephen Thomson: bass (12/14)
Hughie Flint: drums (1/8)
Aynsley Dumbar: drums (9/11)
Colin Allen: drums (12/14)





BULLDOGS FOR SALE - John Mayall's Bluesbreakers

  

Teddy Bear Records TB73 -  - sb5

Live from BBC Sessions 1965-1967 (1/11)
Live in Bremen, Germany, 1968 (12/14)

CD Tracks:
  1. Crawling Up a Hill
  2. Crocodile Walk
  3. Bye Bye Bird
  4. I'm Your Witchdoctor
  5. Cheating Woman
  6. Nowhere to Run
  7. On Top of the World
  8. Key to Love
  9. Ridin' the L&N
10. Sitting in the Rain
11. Leaping Christine
12. Parchman Farm
13. Time Has Come
14. 2401

John Mayall: vocals, harmonica, organ, guitar
Roger Dean: guitar (1/6)
Eric Clapton: guitar: (7/8)
Peter Green: guitar (9/11)
Mick Taylor: guitar (12/14)
John McVie: bass (1/11)
Stephen Thomson: bass (12/14)
Hughie Flint: drums (1/8)
Aynsley Dumbar: drums (9/11)
Colin Allen: drums (12/14)





BLUESBREAKING! - John Mayall's Bluesbreakers

  

3br Records - 3BR 129 - - sb6

1965-1966

CD Tracks:
  1. Crawling Up a Hill
  2. Crocodile Walk
  3. Bye Bye Bird
  4. I'm Your Witchdoctor
  5. Telephone Blues
  6. On Top of the World
  7. Maudie
  8. It Hurts to Be in Love
  9. Have You Ever Loved a Woman
10. Bye Bye Bird
11. Hoochie Coochie Man
12. Stormy Monday
13. Lonely Years
14. Bernard Jenkins
15. On Top of the World
16. Key to Love
17. Hideaway (previously unreleased)
18. Little Girl (previously unreleased)
19. Tears in My Eyes (previously unreleased)
20. Parchman Farm (previously unreleased





LIVE AT THE BBC - John Mayall's Bluesbreakers

  

LONDON 820 320-2 MADE IN GERMANY - - sb6

CD tracks:

  1. Crawling Up A Hill
(Sat Club 26/4/65)
  2. Crocodile Walk
(Sat Club 26/4/65)
  3. Bye Bye Bird
(Sat Club 26/4/65)
  4. I'm Your Witchdoctor
(Sat Club 25/10/65)
  5. Cheating Woman
(Sat Club 25/10/65)
  6. Nowhere To Turn
(Sat Club 25/10/65)
  7. On Top Of The World
(Sat Club 14/3/66)
  8. Key To Love
(Sat Club 14/3/66)
  9. No More Tears
(Sat Club 23/1/67)
10. Riding On The L and N
(Sat Club 23/1/67)
11. Sitting In The Rain
(Sat Club 23/1/67)
12. Leaping Christine
(Sat Club 23/1/67)
13.So Much To Do
(Ogwt 21/10/75)
14. Taxman Blues
(Ogwt 21/10/75)





PRIMAL SOLOS - John Mayall

  

LONDON 820 320-2 MADE IN GERMANY - - sb6

CD tracks:
The Flamingo Club, London, April 1966)
  1. Intro-Maudie*1 (Hooker)
  2. It Hurts To Be In Love*1 (Toombs, Dixon)
  3. Have You Ever Loved A Woman*1 (Myles)
  4. Bye Bye Bird*1 (Williamson, Dixon)
  5. Hoochie Coochie Man*1 (Dixon)
The Falmer College, Brighton, England - May 25, 1968
  6. Intro-Look At The Girl*2 (Mayall)
  7. Wish You Were Mine*2 (Mayall)
  8. Start Walkin'*3 (Mayall)

Lineup:
John Mayall-vocals, harmonica, organ, slide guitar
Colin Allen-drums*3
Jack Bruce-6 string Fender bass guitar*1
Eric Clapton-lead guitar*1
Hughie Flint-drums*1
Dick Heckstall-Smith-soprano sax*2
Jon Hiseman-drums*2
Henry Lowther-trumpet*2
Chris Mercer-tenor sax*2
Tony Reeves-bass2
Mick Taylor-guitar*2,3
Steve Thompson-bass*3





ALL IN A TUMBLE

CROSS BORDER RECORDS CBR 017/018 - - quality varies

[Outtakes & Alternates incl. BBC Sessions, 24bit digitally remastered quality]

CD 1:

 "Fresh Cream Sessions" Rayrik Studios, Chalk Farm, London, July-Aug 1966
  1. Beauty Queen (J.Bruce) - Rehearsal
  2. Coffee Song (Colton/Smith) - Rehearsal
  3.  ou Make Me Feel (Bruce/Brown) - Rehearsal
  4. Wrapping Paper (Bruce/Brown) - Rehearsal 1
  5. Wrapping Paper (Bruce/Brown) - Master, Alternate Mix (from Acetate)

Ryemuse Studio, Mayfair Productions, Mayfair, London, September 1966
  6. Cats Squirrel (Ross) - Rehearsal
  7. Cats Squirrel (Ross) - Alternate Master (from Acetate)
  8. I Feel Free (Bruce Brown) - Rehearsal
  9. I Feel Free (Bruce Brown) - Incomplete Master
10. I Feel Free (Bruce Brown) - Master, Alternate Mix (from Acetate)

Ryemuse Studio, Mayfair Productions Studios, London, October 1966
11. Sweet Wine (Baker/Godfrey) - Rehearsal
12. Sweet Wine (Baker/Godfrey) - Rehearsal
13. Sweet Wine (Baker/Godfrey) - Incomplete Master
14. Sweet Wine (Baker/Godfrey) - Master, Alternate Mix (from Acetate)
15. Sleepy Time Time (Bruce/Godfrey) - Alternate Master (from Acetate)
16. Four Until Late (Johnson) - Master, Alternate Mix (from Acetate)

Ryemuse Studio, Mayfair Productions Studios, London, November 1966
17. Rollin' and Tumblin' (Morganfield) - Alternate Master
18. Toad (Baker) - Rehearsal
19. I'm So Glad (James) - Incomplete Master

BBC Radio, 8th November 1966
20. Intro
21. Wrapping Paper (Bruce/Brown)
22. Intro
23. Stepping Out (Bracken)

BBC Radio, 10th January 1967 (off air recording)
24. Intro
25. Traintime (Bruce)

BBC Radio 8th Nov 1966 (off air recording)
26. I'm So Glad (James)

CD 2:
The BBC 'Fresh Cream', 10th January 1967
  1. Interview
  2. I Feel Free (Bruce/Brown)
  3. NSU (Bruce)

8th November 1966
  4. Intro
  5. Sweet Wine (Baker/Godfrey)
  6. Outro
  7. Sleepy Time Time (Baker/Bruce) - (off air)

9th December 1966
  8. Intro
  9. Cats Squirrel (Ross/arr Splurge)

10th January 1967
10. Four Until Late (Johnson)

9th December 1966
11. I'm So Glad (James)

8th November 1966
12. Rollin' and Tumblin' (Morganfield)

10th January 1967 (off air)
13. Toad (Baker)
14. Traintime (Bruce)

Wheels of Fire Sessions, July~Aug 1967 - IBC Studios, London
15. La La Song
16. Singalong
17. Tuba Tune
18. Spike's Theme
19. Blue Moon
20. Polonaise Jam
21. Barrelhouse Blues

1st Master
22. White Room (Bruce/Brown)
23. Falstaff Beer (Baker/Bruce/Clapton)
24. Falstaff Beer (Baker/Bruce/Clapton)
24th Oct 1967 - BBC Radio, London
25. Interview
26. Born Under A Bad Sign (Jones/Bell)

Alt Master. Dec 1967 - Atlantic Studios, N.Y.
27. Anyone for Tennis (Clapton/Sharp)
28. Pressed Rat and Warthog (Baker/Taylor)

9th Jan 1968 - BBC Radio Studios London
29. Politician (Bruce/Brown)

Oct, Dec 1967, Feb, June 1968 - Atlantic Studios, N.Y.
30. White Room (Bruce/Brown) - single edit.

June 1965 - London
31. On Top of the World (Mayall) John Mayall's Bluesbreakers featuring Eric Clapton





OUTTAKES AND ALTERNATES


Cream Remaster series CRM 1001/02 - - quality varies

CD 1:

July/Aug 1966, Rayrik Studios, Chalk Farm, London

  1. Beauty Queen (J.Bruce) - Rehearsal
  2. Coffee Song (Colton/Smith) - Rehearsal
  3. You Make Me Feel (Bruce/Brown) - Rehearsal
  4. Wrapping Paper (Bruce/Brown) - Rehearsal 1
  5. Wrapping Paper (Bruce/Brown) - Master, Alternate Mix (from Acetate)

Sept 1966, Ryemuse Studio, Mayfair Productions, Mayfair, London

  6. Cats Squirrel (Ross) - Rehearsal
  7. Cats Squirrel (Ross) - Alternate Master (from Acetate)
  8. I Feel Free (Bruce Brown) - Rehearsal
  9. I Feel Free (Bruce Brown) - Incomplete Master
10. I Feel Free (Bruce Brown) - Master, Alternate Mix (from Acetate)

Oct. 1966, Ryemuse Studio, Mayfair Productions Studios, London

11. Sweet Wine (Baker/Godfrey) - Rehearsal
12 . Sweet Wine (Baker/Godfrey) - Rehearsal
13. Sweet Wine (Baker/Godfrey) - Incomplete Master
14. Sweet Wine (Baker/Godfrey) - Master, Alternate Mix (from Acetate)
15. Sleepy Time Time (Bruce/Godfrey) - Alternate Master (from Acetate)
16. Four Until Late (Johnson) - Master, Alternate Mix (from Acetate)

Nov 1966, Ryemuse Studio, Mayfair Productions Studios, London

17. Rollin’ and Tumblin’ (Morganfield) - Alternate Master
18. Toad (Baker) - Rehearsal
19. I’m So Glad (James) - Incomplete Master

Note:
Some sources describe additional outtakes, these are "You Make Me Feel 2" which is a duplicate of track ‘3’; "Wrapping Paper 2" which is a duplicate of track ‘4’; "I Feel Free 2" which is a faulty copy of track ‘9’.

The BBC Sessions

20/21 Intro/Wrapping Paper (Bruce/Brown) - BBC Radio 8 Nov 1966.
22/23 Intro/Traintime (Bruce) - BBC Radio 10 Jan 1967 (off air recording).
24/25    Intro/Stepping Out (Bracken) - BBC Radio 8th November 1966.
26.  I’m So Glad (James) - BBC Radio 8th Nov 1966 (off air recording).

CD 2:
The BBC 'Fresh Cream'

1/2. Interview/I Feel Free (Bruce/Brown)
- 10th January 1967
   3. NSU (Bruce) - 10th January 1967
  4/5/6. Intro/Sweet Wine (Baker/Godfrey)/outro - 8th November 1966
  7. Sleepy Time Time (Baker/Bruce) - 8th November 1966 (off air)
8/9. Intro/Cats Squirrel (Ross/arr Splurge) - 9th December 1966
10. Four Until Late (Johnson) - 10th January 1967
11. I’m So Glad (James) - 9th December 1966
12. Rollin’ and Tumblin’ (Morganfield) - 8th November 1966
13. Toad (Baker) - 10th January 1967 (off air)
14. Traintime (Bruce) - 10th January 1967 (off air)

Wheels of Fire Sessions
- July/Aug 1967 – IBC Studios, London
15. La La Song
16. Singalong
17. Tuba Tune
18. Spike’s Theme
19. Blue Moon
20. Polonaise Jam
21. Barrelhouse Blues


Tracks 15-21 feature Ginger Baker on Spoons/Percussion & Vocals, Jack Bruce on Piano & vocals except for 1 on Acoustic Bass, Eric Clapton on Acoustic Guitar & Vocals, Felix Pappalardi on small Tuba & Acoustic Bass. These are very stoned jams probably recorded at jack or Ginger's home.

22. White Room (Bruce/Brown) -
1st Master.
23. Falstaff Beer (Baker/Bruce/Clapton)
24. Falstaff Beer (Baker/Bruce/Clapton)
25/26 Interview/Born Under A Bad Sign (Jones/Bell)
24th Oct 1967 - BBC Radio, London

Dec 1967 – Atlantic Studios, N.Y.
27. Anyone for Tennis (Clapton/Sharp) -
Alt Master .
28. Pressed Rat and Warthog (Baker/Taylor) - Alt Master.
29. Politician (Bruce/Brown) - 9th Jan 1968 - BBC Radio Studios London

Oct, Dec 1967, Feb, June 1968 – Atlantic Studios, N.Y.
30. White Room (Bruce/Brown) - single edit.

Bonus Track - June 1965 - London
31. On Top of the World (Mayall) John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers featuring Eric Clapton - Edit from acetate and hilights Eric’s innovative use of feedback.






ERIC CLAPTON'S CREAM - THE BBC FILES 1965 - 1968

Pyramid - PYCD 021 (1988) - - sb5

CD Tracks:
  1. I Feel Free
  2. NSU
  3. Four Until late
  4. Strange Brew
  5. Tales of Brave Ulysses
  6. Outside Woman Blues
  7. Born Under a Bad Sign
  8. Steppin' Out
  9. Politician (4)
10. Sweet Wine
11. Wrapping Paper
12. Lawdy Mama
13. Train Time

1-2-3: January 10, 1967 - BBC Radio Studios, London
4-5: May 30, 1967 - BBC Radio Studios, London
6-7: October 24, 1967 - BBC Radio Studios, London
9: January 9, 1968 - BBC Radio Studios, London
10-11: November 8, 1966 - BBC Radio Studios, London
12-13: December 9, 1966 - BBC Radio Studios, London

Total Time - 43:05





KLOOKS KLEEK '66

Dutch Vinyl Boot "A Group called CREAM" on Viktorie Label (NS 13028) -  - Audience FLAC

Klooks Kleek R&B Club, Railway Hotel, London-West Hampstead (England) - November 15, 1966

CD tracks:
1. Lawdy Mama
2. Sleepy Time
3. Crossroads
4. Steppin' Out
5. Sweet Wine
6. Down In The Bottom
7. N.S.U.





SWEETS

Cross Border Records.CBR-015/016 - - sb5

CD 1/1-7: Klooks Kleek, London - November 15, 1966
CD 1/8-12: Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden - March 7, 1967
CD 2: Ricky Tick, Hounslow, London - April 22, 1967

CD 1:
  1. Stepping Out
  2. Sweet Wine
  3. Meet Me In The Bottom
  4. N.S.U.
  5. Hey Lawdy Mama
  6. Sleepy Time Time
  7. Crossroads
  8. N.S.U.
  9. Steppin' Out
10. Traintime
11. Toad
12. I'm So Glad

CD 2:
  1. Sunshine Of Your Love
  2. Hey Lawdy Mama
  3. Sweey Wine
  4. Rollin' & Tumblin
  5. Spoonful *
  6. Sitting On Top Of The World *
  7. Toad *

* incomplete





SECRET HISTORY

Left Bank Productions - MS1 - 4  -   - 

Outtakes from the "Fresh Cream" sessions and BBC sessions


CD 1:

  1. Cat's Squirrel
  2. Beauty Queen
  3. Rollin' and Tumblin'
  4. Coffee Song
  5. Toad
  6. Sweet Wine #1
  7. Sweet Wine #2
  8. I Feel Free #1
  9. I Feel Free #2
10. I Feel Free #3
11. I Feel Free #4
12. Wrapping Paper #1
13. Wrapping Paper #2
14. You Make Me Feel #1
15. You Make Me Feel #2
16. Sleepy Time Time
17. Sweet Wine (*)
18. I'm So Glad (*)
19. Wrapping Paper (*)
20. Four Until Late (*)
21. Cat's Squirrel (*)
22. White Room (without wha wha solo)
23. Sing Along
24. Anyone for Tennis

CD 2:

  1. Pressed Rat and Warthog
  2. Falstaff Beer #1
  3. Falstaff Beer #2
  4. Piano and acoustic guitar jam
  5. N.S.U. (live outtake from Wheels of Fire)
  6. Cat's Squirrel (**)
  7. Train Time (**)
  8. Lawdy Mama (**)
  9. I'm So Glad (**)
10. From Four Until Late (***)
11. I Feel Free (***)
12. N.S.U. (***)
13. Strange Brew (***)
14. Tales of Brave Ulysses (****)
15. We're Going Wrong (****)

Notes:
(*) - alternate version from acetate
(**) - BBC, 9th December 1966
(***) - BBC, 10th January 1967
(****) - BBC, 30th May 1967





ERIC CLAPTON'S CREAM LIVE

DV More Record Production CDDV2039 - -  sb5

CD tracks:
  1. Strange Brew (Clapton-Collins-Pappalardi)
  2. I Feel Free (Bruce-Brown)
  3. Born Under Aad Sign (Booker T. Jones-William Bell)
  4. Lawdy Mama (trad. arr. Clapton)
  5. Politician (Bruce-Brown)
  6. Crossroads (R. Johnson)
  7. Sleepy Time Time (Godfrey-Bruce)
  8. I'm So Glad (James)
  9. N.S.U. (Bruce)
10. Sweet Wine (Baker-Godfrey)
11. Train Time (Bruce)
12. Outside Woman Blues (Reynolds)
13. Tales of Brave Ulysses (Clapton-Sharp)

1 - "BBC LIVE" BBC Studios, London - May 30,1967
2 -  "Saturday Club" BBC Studios, London - January 10,1967
3 y 12- "BBC LIVE"  BBC Studios, London - October 24, 1967
4 - "Rhythm and Blues Show"  BBC Studios, London - December 9, 1966
5 - "Top Gear"  - January 14,1968
6, 7, 13 - Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, March 7,1968
8, 9, 11 - Stockholm March 7,1967
10 - "Saturday Club"  BBC Studios, London - November 8,1966