Cream (2) – Wrapping Paper
Reaction – 591007
Vinyl, 7", Single, 45 RPM, Mono
07 Oct 1966
Blues Rock, Pop Rock
A Wrapping Paper
Written By – Bruce/Brown
Written-By – Bruce*, Brown*
B Cat's Squirrel
Arranged By – S. Splurge
Written By – Trad. Arr. S. Splurge
Written-By – Trad.*
Written-By [Uncredited] – Isaiah Ross
Published By – Dratleaf
Produced For – The Robert Stigwood Organisation
Pressed By – Philips Records Ltd.
Engineer [Uncredited] – John Timperley
Producer [Uncredited] – Robert Stigwood
1st UK single to promote the band and "Fresh Cream" debut album. B-side from that album.
A Robert Stigwood Production.
A-side recorded at Rayrik Studios, Chalk Farm, London; Aug 1966
B-side recorded at Ryemuse Studios, 64 Sth. Moulton St., London W1.; Sep-Nov 1966
Engineered by John Timperley.
"Wrapping Paper" & "The Coffee Song" from Rayrik were included as bonuses on Scandinavian & later issues of the "Fresh Cream" album.
'Cat Squirrel' by American Delta/Chicago Blues artist Doctor Ross is arranged as 'Cat's Squirrel' and given a composite 'S. Splurge' credit for royalties share to the trio of Baker, Bruce & Clapton.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
Matrix / Runout (Label Side A): 591007A
Matrix / Runout (Label Side B): 591007B
Matrix / Runout (Runout variant 1 stamped side A): 591007 A//3 1 1 2
Matrix / Runout (Runout variant 1 stamped side B): 591007 B//1 1 1 1 2
Matrix / Runout (Runout A stamped variant 2): 591007 A//1 1 1
Matrix / Runout (Runout B stamped variant 2): 591007 B//1 1 1 3