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hans-j?rgen
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PostPosted: Sat May 21, 2005 6:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've just successfully downloaded "NSU" and "Steppin' Out" as MP3 files from the Detroit bootleg Oct 1967 which is offered in this thread on the Cream2005 forum:

http://messageboards.cream2005.com/eve/ubb.x/a/tpc/f/716102249/m/8171048011

It's said to be one of the best Cream bootlegs ever sound- and performance-wise... for those thinking they sounded a bit dated compared to Hendrix...
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PostPosted: Sat May 21, 2005 11:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Just to clear up the ambiguity on what amp Eric is currently using. He uses two Dennis Cornell 'Custom' 80 amps. These have the appearance of early Fender tweed twins. They aren't replicas however. They have been designed and built by Cornell. Dennis Cornell is a highly respected amp builder in the UK with his products being used worldwide. His website is: www.dc-developments.com

I saw Eric in concert last year in Glasgow. His playing was as good as ever with Nathan East providing virtuoso support on bass. The support band was also immense: The Robert Randolph Band. If you haven't heard this band you must do so immediately!
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PostPosted: Sat May 21, 2005 12:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hutton Steel wrote:
Just to clear up the ambiguity on what amp Eric is currently using. He uses two Dennis Cornell 'Custom' 80 amps. These have the appearance of early Fender tweed twins. They aren't replicas however.

The guys at the Plexi Amp Palace site have sorted out that those amps were stock Fender reissues of the tweed Twin. This was even confirmed by Dennis Cornell, as far as I remember.
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PostPosted: Sat May 21, 2005 1:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Perhaps the misunderstanding re Eric's amps has arisen due to the fact that he did use Fender replica Twins on his 2001 Reptile tour. Part way through the tour he went off them and started using 3X10 Fender Vibro-Kings through 2X12 extension cabs. His current setup however is two Cornell Custom 80s which are fitted with ToneTubby speakers.

The 'Where's Eric' website will most likely confirm this.[/i]
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PostPosted: Sat May 21, 2005 1:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hutton Steel wrote:
The 'Where's Eric' website will most likely confirm this.[/i]

Sorry, I mixed up the Plexi Palace forum with the one on Cream2005.com. If you click on the following link, you'll see all threads dealing with the keyword "Cornell" in it:

http://messageboards.cream2005.com/eve/ubb.x?a=search&reqWords=cornell

It seems the opinions vary: one poster knows it's the Cornell, the next knows it's the Fender...
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PostPosted: Sun May 22, 2005 10:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hey Hans-Jurgen,

Thanks for posting that link!

Just to clarify on the "Cream sounding more dated than Hendrix" thing. When I said that I was referring to a number of the songs themselves NOT the musicicianship/playing of Cream's members. I think Eric, Jack and Ginger were fan-friggin'-tastic!

But you have to admit some of the Cream's "album tracks" sound as cheesy as the stuff that came out of San Francisco in the late 60's.

Jim
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PostPosted: Mon May 23, 2005 12:05 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Jim Jones wrote:
Thanks for posting that link!

You're welcome, I think by now he has the Winterland '68 bootleg up.

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But you have to admit some of the Cream's "album tracks" sound as cheesy as the stuff that came out of San Francisco in the late 60's.

I understand what you mean, but I think it's from our perspective on these records nearly 40 years later. Back then a lot of stuff seemed to have happened in a fairly short period of time, e.g. just yesterday I saw a video on TV with Ten Years After from 1969 playing "Good Mornin' Little School Girl", and they sounded a lot like Cream. And those "Hippie" songs from Cream probably sounded fresh to the public in 1966 and 1967. Here's a nice review from Rogers Waters seeing Cream and Hendrix on the same stage in England:

http://www.rollingstone.com/news/story/_/id/7248228/cream?pageid=rs.Artistcage&pageregion=triple3
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 05, 2005 1:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Another interesting link:

http://unixguru.spymac.com/

I've just successfully downloaded "Sunshine of your love" from May 5, 2005, i.e. the third show in the Royal Albert Hall which many consider to be the best one of the four concerts. The file format is MP3 in 256 kbps, so "Sunshine" was around 14 MB.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 23, 2005 4:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

hans-j?rgen wrote:
It seems the opinions vary: one poster knows it's the Cornell, the next knows it's the Fender...

A quote from the official Cream 2005 site: http://www.cream2005.com/thereunion.lasso

"At The Royal Albert Hall Concerts, Eric used:

Black Fender Strat with noiseless pickups and a maple neck (another black Strat with Lace Sensor pickups).

Jim Dunlop strap locks.

Fender '57 tweed Twin amp, in a stack, with a spare on top (only used on “Sunshine Of Your Love”) and a Leslie speaker.

The Leslie had a separate preamp, used to balance out tone and volumes with the amp when used together.

He also had a Dunlop wah-wah pedal in line.

His wireless system was the Samson Synth 6 system, with packs powered by 2 AA batteries. This ran to the input of his foot-switching unit through a Zaola cable from the cannon out on the Samson.

His guitar straps were by Ernie Ball, as were his picks and his strings (''Slinkys'' 10 13 17 26 36 46 gauges).

Guitar stands by Tama.

This information was graciously provided by Eric's guitar technician Lee Dickson."
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 03, 2005 8:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

ned wrote:
I wanted to go to these shows, had a buddy in the UK try and get tickets.
Can't wait for the DVD.

Seems the DVD came out today, and they will also do a few concerts at Madison Square Garden this month.

http://www.lespaulforum.com/forum/showthread.php?t=100803

http://www.cream2005.com/rah_cd_dvd.lasso
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