Pete Brown, the British countercultural poet who wrote the lyrics for quite 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 study of the demise of Jack’s long run buddy and writing accomplice 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 associates. 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 quite a lot of his solo albums.
Outdoors of his work with Cream and Bruce, Brown fronted quite 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, printed quite a lot of poetry books, and wrote a number of movie scripts.