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- +"'''SWLABR'''" is a song by British rock band [[Cream (band)|Cream]]. Recorded in 1967, it first appeared on the album ''[[Disraeli Gears]]'' (1967). Later, the song was included as the [[B-side]] to Cream's "[[Sunshine of Your Love]]" single.
-'''Cream''' were<!-- Please do not change "were" to "was". This article uses British English. See talk page. --> a British [[Rock music|rock]] band formed in [[London]] in 1966. The group consisted of bassist [[Jack Bruce]], guitarist [[Eric Clapton]], and drummer [[Ginger Baker]]. All three members sang lead and backing vocals. The group's third album, ''[[Wheels of Fire]]'' (1968), is the world's first [[Music recording sales certification|platinum-selling]] [[double album]]. Formed from members of previously successful bands, they are widely regarded as the world's first [[Supergroup (music)|supergroup]]. In their career, they sold more than 15 million records worldwide. Their music spanned many genres of [[rock music]], including [[blues rock]] ("[[Cross Road Blues|Crossroads]]", "[[Born Under a Bad Sign (song)|Born Under a Bad Sign]]"), [[psychedelic rock]] ("[[Strange Brew (song)|Strange Brew]]", "[[White Room]]"), and [[hard rock]] ("[[Sunshine of Your Love]]", "[[SWLABR]]"). +
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-The band made a significant impact on the popular music of the time, and, along with [[Jimi Hendrix]] and other notable guitarists and bands, popularised the use of the [[wah-wah pedal]]. They provided a heavy yet technically proficient musical theme that foreshadowed and influenced the emergence of British bands such as [[Led Zeppelin]], [[Deep Purple]] and [[Black Sabbath]] in the late 1960s and the early 1970s. They also influenced American [[southern rock]] groups [[the Allman Brothers Band]] and [[Lynyrd Skynyrd]]. The band's live performances influenced [[progressive rock]] acts such as [[Rush (band)|Rush]].+
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-Cream were inducted into the [[Rock and Roll Hall of Fame]] in 1993. They were included in both ''[[Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Artists of All Time|Rolling Stone]]'' and [[VH1]]'s lists of the "100 Greatest Artists of All Time", at number 67 and 61 respectively. They were also ranked number 16 on VH1's "100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock".+
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-==Band members==+
-* [[Ginger Baker]] – drums, percussion, backing and lead vocals+
-* [[Jack Bruce]] – lead and backing vocals, bass guitar, keyboards, piano, harmonica, cello, acoustic guitar+
-* [[Eric Clapton]] – lead and rhythm guitars, backing and lead vocals+
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-==Discography==+
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-* ''[[Fresh Cream]]'' (1966)+
-* ''[[Disraeli Gears]]'' (1967)+
-* ''[[Wheels of Fire]]'' (1968)+
-* ''[[Goodbye (Cream album)|Goodbye]]'' (1969)+
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"SWLABR" is a song by British rock band Cream. Recorded in 1967, it first appeared on the album Disraeli Gears (1967). Later, the song was included as the B-side to Cream's "Sunshine of Your Love" single.



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