Cream Collect Final Performances for 'Goodbye Tour' Box Set

It features their last-ever show at London's Royal Albert Hall
Cream Collect Final Performances for 'Goodbye Tour' Box Set
Cream bid the music world Goodbye in 1969 with their fourth and final album, but four of the influential power trio's last shows together will be collected for a new box set early next year.

An expanded version of Goodbye, dubbed Goodbye Tour - Live 1968, is set to arrive February 7 through UMC/Polydor.

The four-CD set packages three of the band's October 1968 concerts — in Oakland, Los Angeles and San Diego — alongside their farewell show at London's Royal Albert Hall on November 26, 1968.

Recordings of all four concerts were mastered from the original tapes, while liner notes were penned by veteran music journalist David Fricke.

Goodbye Tour - Live 1968 marks the first authorized release of the four included concerts. The band's Royal Albert Hall performance was previously only available on DVD.

"Cream was a shambling circus of diverse personalities who happened to find that catalyst together... any one of us could have played unaccompanied for a good length of time," Cream's Eric Clapton said in a statement. "So you put the three of us together in front of an audience willing to dig it limitlessly, we could have gone on forever... And we did... just going for the moon every time we played."

Right now, you can hear the classic "Sunshine of Your Love" from the Oakland concert at the bottom of the page, where you'll also find the extensive tracklist.

Goodbye Tour - Live 1968 is now available for pre-order. The set marks the first Cream release since the death of drummer Ginger Baker in October.

Clapton will helm a tribute concert for his late bandmate in February.

Goodbye Tour - Live 1968:

Disc One – October 4, 1968 – Oakland Coliseum, Oakland:

1. White Room
2. Politician
3. Crossroads
4. Sunshine of Your Love
5. Spoonful
6. Deserted Cities of the Heart
7. Passing the Time
8. I'm So Glad

Disc Two – October 19, 1968 – Los Angeles Forum, Los Angeles:

1. Introduction by Buddy Miles
2. White Room
3. Politician
4. I'm So Glad
5. Sitting On Top of The World
6. Crossroads
7. Sunshine of Your Love
8. Traintime
9. Toad
10. Spoonful

Disc Three – October 20, 1968 – San Diego Sports Arena, San Diego:

1. White Room
2. Politician
3. I'm So Glad
4. Sitting On Top of the World
5. Sunshine of Your Love
6. Crossroads
7. Traintime
8. Toad
9. Spoonful

Disc Four – November 26, 1968 – Royal Albert Hall, London (Farewell Concert):

1. White Room
2. Politician
3. I'm So Glad
4. Sitting On Top of the World
5. Crossroads
6. Toad
7. Spoonful
8. Sunshine of Your Love
9. Steppin' Out