Thursday, August 25, 2011

THE ROCK SONG OF THE DAY IS: CREAM - SUNSHINE OF YOUR LOVE

Sunshine Of Your Love
"Sunshine of Your Love" is a 1967 song by the British supergroup Cream.

The song was originally released on the album Disraeli Gear in November 1967, and was later released as a single in January 1968. It is Cream's only gold-selling single in the United States. It features a distinctive electric/bass guitar riff and an acclaimed guitar solo from Eric Clapton. The song was written by Jack Bruce, Pete Brown and Clapton.

In 2004, the song was ranked at #65 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. In March 2005, Q magazine placed "Sunshine of Your Love" at #19 on its list of the 100 Greatest Guitar Tracks. In 2009 it was named the 44th best hard rock song of all time by VH1. The song is also a part of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 500 Songs That Shaped Rock and Roll list.

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