LONDON (AP) — One of the top musicians of the late 1960s has died. Jack Bruce, the lead vocalist and bass player of the power trio Cream, died today at his home in England, according to his family and publicist said. He was 71.

Cream, which also included guitarist Eric Clapton and drummer Ginger Baker sold 35 million albums in just over two years and were awarded the world's first ever platinum disc for their album "Wheels of Fire."

Bruce wrote and sang most of the songs, including "I Feel Free", "White Room," ''Politician" and "Sunshine Of Your Love." Many artists covered Bruce's songs, including Jimi Hendrix, David Bowie and Ella Fitzgerald.