1965 -Steampacket] were a British blues band formed in 1965 by Long John Baldry with Rod Stewart, Julie Driscoll, and organist Brian Auger. The band were operational as a live act 1965 & 1966, supporting the Rolling Stones on their 1965 tour. Stewart left in 1966, and the group disbanded soon after. Long John Baldry then joined Bluesology which included a then unknown Elton John on keyboards, before having a number 1 hit record in the UK in 1967 with "Let the Heartaches Begin"
To Jack Bruce. A high school friend of mine always wrote on his notebook, 'CREAM RISES' and today that Jack Bruce rises to the top. Rest easy Jack Bruce We lift our candle today in tribute. Cream - Crossroads (1968).mpg youtube.com kresoo Ivic Cream - Jack Bruce (Farewell Concert - Extended Edition) (2 of 11)