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Jack Bruce is considered one of greatest bassists of all time. As the lead singer and bass guitarist for the band Cream, he wrote and sang "Sunshine of Your Love" and "White Room," among several other hits.
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The following year, at the Grammy Awards, Bruce accepted a Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award on behalf of Cream.
In 2003, Bruce was diagnosed with liver cancer. He underwent a liver transplant, and although his body initially rejected the new organ, he ultimately made a full recovery.
Bruce has been married four times. He married his fourth wife, Margrit Seyffer, in 1979, and she became his manager in 2003. Bruce published his autobiography, Composing Himself, in 2010.
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The 1960s were a time of significant cultural and social change in London. The post-World War II era, coined "Swinging London," saw a youth-driven shift in culture, from old to new. Symbolized by famous faces like English supermodels Jean Shrimpton and Twiggy to "British Invasion" rock bands like the Beatles and Cream, the era created a fresh and modern approach to everything from fashion to music to cultural attitudes. Biography.com looks at the inspirational forces behind the "Swinging London" revolution.
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