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(Vocal/instrumental group, 1969)

Billed as ‘the supergroup of all times’, Steve Winwood (keyboards, vocals), Eric Clapton (guitar), Rick Grech (bass) and Ginger Baker (drums) were an amalgam of ex-members of Cream, Traffic and Family. Launched with a free concert in London’s Hyde Park, they broke up after a troubled US tour. Winwood then reformed a Traffic that was to recruit Grech in 1970, while Clapton recorded a solo album and Baker formed the percussion-heavy Airforce.

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Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock, general editor Michael Heatley


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