Jack Bruce Composing Himself by Harry Shapiro

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(Book). As a member of Cream, Jack Bruce co-wrote and sang such major '60s hits as "Sunshine of Your Love" and "White Room." But he was a singular talent who wanted to be a pioneer, not just a pop star, and he was never happy resting on his reputation. His has been an often troubled life heroin addiction, management rip-offs, family tragedy, and a failed liver transplant all of which he speaks about frankly in this book, telling a story that is sometimes inspirational, sometimes bleak, and always honest.
 

About Harry Shapiro

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Harry Shapiro is the author of the definitive biographies Jimi Hendrix: Electric Gypsy and Slowhand: The Story of Eric Clapton, as well as several other books. He lives in the UK. ERIC CLAPTON is married to Melia McEnery and is the father of four daughters. He lives outside London.
 
Published February 1, 2010 by Jawbone Press. 322 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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When Bruce challenged his authority to make such a decision, the drummer pulled out a knife, after which Bruce duly took his leave.

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