Mediocrity doesn’t tutor greatness often – when it is influential at all, its progeny usually achieve even ranker nadirs. But in rock, one of whose founding principles is that glorious mistakes can open out into amazing new styles, anything can happen. Thus the Cream phenomenon, which is far from dead even now.
Warts and all, what’s not to like?
I had three of these during my childhood. One in red, another one in red to replace the first red one worn out, and then a yellow one to replace the 2nd red one….The Horror!!