The Very Best of Cream

The Very Best of Cream is a 1995 compilation album by the British rock band Cream; it is not to be confused with Strange Brew: The Very Best of Cream.

The Very Best of Cream
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Greatest hits album by
Released9 May 1995
Recorded1966–1968
Genre
Length1:10:42
LabelPolydor
ProducerChris Griffin
Bill Levenson
George McManus
Cream chronology
Strange Brew
(1983)
The Very Best of Cream
(1995)
Those Were the Days
(1997)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic5/5 stars[1]
Sputnikmusic5.0/5 stars[2]

Track listingEdit

No.TitleWriter(s)OriginLength
1."Wrapping Paper"Jack Bruce, Pete BrownNon-album single (1966)2:21
2."I Feel Free"Bruce, BrownNon-album single (1966)2:54
3."N.S.U."BruceFresh Cream (1966)2:47
4."Sweet Wine"Ginger Baker, Janet GodfreyFresh Cream3:19
5."I'm So Glad"Skip JamesFresh Cream4:01
6."Spoonful"Willie DixonFresh Cream6:30
7."Strange Brew"Eric Clapton, Felix Pappalardi, Gail Collins PappalardiDisraeli Gears (1967)2:48
8."Sunshine of Your Love"Bruce, Brown, ClaptonDisraeli Gears4:10
9."Tales of Brave Ulysses"Clapton, Martin SharpDisraeli Gears2:46
10."SWLABR"Bruce, BrownDisraeli Gears2:31
11."We're Going Wrong"BruceDisraeli Gears3:29
12."White Room"Bruce, BrownWheels of Fire (1968)4:58
13."Sitting on Top of the World"Walter Vinson, Lonnie Chatmon; arr. by Chester BurnettWheels of Fire4:59
14."Politician"Bruce, BrownWheels of Fire4:11
15."Those Were the Days"Baker, Mike TaylorWheels of Fire2:56
16."Born Under a Bad Sign"Booker T. Jones, William BellWheels of Fire3:09
17."Deserted Cities of the Heart"Bruce, BrownWheels of Fire3:41
18."Crossroads"Robert Johnson, arr. by ClaptonWheels of Fire4:14
19."Anyone for Tennis"Clapton, SharpThe Savage Seven soundtrack (1968)2:38
20."Badge"Clapton, George HarrisonGoodbye (1969)2:46

PersonnelEdit

ChartsEdit

Chart (1995) Position
New Zealand Recorded Music NZ[3] 19
UK Albums Charts (Official Charts Company) 149

ReferencesEdit