Cream Bassist Jack Bruce Dead At 71

Iconic bassist for the Band Cream has passed away in his home in Suffolk, England. Bruce's death was announced on his Facebook page, "It is with great sadness that we, Jack's family announce the passing of our beloved Jack: husband, father, granddad, and all around legend, the world of music will be a poorer place without him, but he lives on in his music and forever in our hearts", read the post.

Bruce was an integral part of the group Cream during their early years. He also had a strong solo career interspersed with occasional performances with Cream. he was also inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as part of the band. Bruce's final album was released in March.

Read more on Jack Bruce at the Los Angeles Times.