Song Details More songs by Cream
Sunshine Of Your Love
Cream 1968 Sunshine of Your Love 45

It's getting near dawn
When lights close their tired eyes
I'll soon be with you, my love
Give you my dawn surprise

Peak Chart Position
  • peaked at No. 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1968
  • peaked at No. 25 on the UK Singles chart in 1968
  • RIAA certified Gold record
  • charted earlier in Jan 1968 for 14 weeks, peaking at No. 36
  • from Cream's second album, Disraeli Gears (1967)
  • the song was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • ranks #65 on Rolling Stone magazine's 2010 list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time
  • the biggest hit single for Cream
  • Cream:
         Jack Bruce - vocals, bass, piano, harmonica
         Eric Clapton - lead guitar, vocals. rhythm guitar
         Ginger Baker - drums, percussion, vocals
  • written by Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce, Pete Brown
  • poet Pete Brown wrote the lyrics for "Sunshine of Your Love," as well as for Cream songs "White Room" and "I Feel Free"
  • produced by Felix Pappalardi
  • recorded at Atlantic Studios, New York City
  • Atco Records label
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