He wrote hits including ‘Sunshine Of Your Love’, ‘I Feel Free’ and ‘White Room’.
Cream lyricist Pete Brown has died aged 82.The singer, who was also a cult figure in British poetry, was responsible for writing the band’s most famous hits including ‘Sunshine Of Your Love’, ‘I Feel Free’ and ‘White Room’.The family of his long-term late collaborator and late Cream member Jack Bruce wrote on social media: “We are extremely saddened to learn of the death of Jack’s long term friend and writing partner Pete Brown who passed away last night. We extend our sincere condolences to Pete’s wife Sheridan and Pete’s children as well as all his family and friends. Love from the Bruce family.”He had been living with what he recently described as “various forms of cancer” for a number of years, according to The Guardian.Following Cream’s breakup in 1968, Brown contributed to a number of Bruce’s solo albums including acclaimed debut ‘Songs For A Tailor’, a UK Top 10 hit in 1969, right up to ‘Silver Rails’ in 2014. Bruce passed away later that year aged 71.