Pete Brown, Who Put Words to ‘Sunshine of Your Love,’ Dies at 82

Written by on May 25, 2023

Pete Brown, a British Beat poet who wrote the lyrics to songs by the rock supergroup Cream, including the hits “White Room,” “I Feel Free” and “Sunshine of Your Love,” and who after the band’s breakup collaborated for nearly five decades with Jack Bruce, its lead vocalist and bassist, died on Friday at his home in Hastings, on the southeast coast of England. He was 82.

His manager, Peter Conway, said the cause was cancer.

Mr. Brown entered Cream’s circle at . . .

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