Pete Brown, the British countercultural poet who wrote the lyrics for a lot of Cream’s hottest songs, has died on the age of 82.
The household of Cream’s Jack Bruce announced Brown’s passing on Saturday. “We’re extraordinarily saddened to be taught of the demise of Jack’s long run pal and writing associate Pete Brown who handed away final night time. We prolong our honest condolences to Pete’s spouse Sheridan and Pete’s kids in addition to all his household and buddies. Love from the Bruce household.” Brown died from most cancers.
Brown is credited for co-writing Cream songs together with “I Really feel Free,” “Sunshine of Your Love,” “White Room,” “Dance the Evening Away,” and “SWLABR.”
Following Creem’s breakup, Brown remained an in depth collaborator of Jack Bruce, contributing to a lot of his solo albums.
Exterior of his work with Cream and Bruce, Brown fronted a lot of his personal initiatives, together with The First Actual Poetry Band (which featured guitarist John McLaughlin), Pete Brown and His Battered Ornaments, and Piblokto. He additionally collaborated with blues musician Graham Bond and Procol Harum, revealed a lot of poetry books, and wrote a number of movie scripts.