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Can Eric Clapton be replaced?  Well, yes, anyone can be replaced.  It will, however, be a different band.  For today’s hidden treasure I present to you 2/3rds of Cream and one part badass Irish guitarist.  Ladies and gentlemen – Bruce Baker Moore!

In 1993, Cream’s rhythm section, notorious for hating each other, decided to give it another guy with a different guy on guitar.  Drummer Ginger Baker, bassist Jack Bruce and former Thin Lizzy guitarist Gary Moore (d. 2010) put out an amazingly cool album called Around the Next Dream.

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It didn’t have a lot of success, but it was mind-numbingly epic to fans of both Cream and Gary Moore.  When the short-lived band played live they incorporated Cream songs into the set.  Below is a video of such a performance.  Eric who?

I’m not sure if this album is still available, but if you can find it and you’re a fan of blues and rock and roll, buy it.  Got a suggestion for a ‘hidden treasure?’ Let us know on our Facebook page.