Ten wild, waaay out-there Ginger Baker drum performances

Los Angeles TimesAlthough best known for his early work drumming for the Eric Clapton-led bands Cream and Blind Faith, Ginger Baker was a born explorer who earned the kind of success that, paired with his skills and restlessness, afforded him the opportunity to seek.

October 7th 2019


Ginger Baker, Cream's Volatile Drummer, Dies at 80

TIMELONDON (AP) — Ginger Baker, the volatile and propulsive drummer for Cream and other bands who wielded blues power and jazz finesse and helped shatter boundaries of time, tempo and style in popular music, died Sunday at age 80, his family said.

October 7th 2019


Cream drummer Ginger Baker has died at 80

CBS NewsGinger Baker, the volatile and propulsive drummer for Cream and other bands who wielded blues power and jazz finesse and helped shatter boundaries of time, tempo and style in popular music, died Sunday at age 80, his family said. "We are very sad to say ...

October 6th 2019


Paul McCartney and Mick Jagger among musicians paying tribute to Cream drummer Ginger Baker

CNN(CNN) Rock legends Paul McCartney and Mick Jagger were just a few of the artists to pay tribute on social media to Cream drummer Ginger Baker, who died Sunday. Jagger said Baker was "a fiery but extremely talented and innovative drummer" while ...

October 6th 2019


Ginger Baker, Cream Drummer And Force Of Nature, Dies At 80

NPRThere are lots of firsts and superlatives in the career of Ginger Baker, the drummer and bandleader who died Sunday morning at age 80. His death was announced by his family on social media; they had said on Sept. 25 that he was "critically ill," without ...

October 6th 2019


Ginger Baker, Superstar Rock Drummer With UK Band Cream, Is Dead at 80

The New York TimesOf a later tour, he wrote, “In 1983-84, I formed the Ginger Baker Trio with guitarist John Simms and bassist Ian Macdonald and we did a tour that included Malta, Spain and Germany; but I can't remember anything about it due to the fact that I was drinking so ...

October 6th 2019


Legendary Cream drummer Ginger Baker dies at 80

CNN"He was in no pain and had recently been able to see and speak to his children, close family and special friends." Psychedelic rock band Hawkwind, which worked with Baker, tweeted their condolences on his death Sunday. "Fly high Ginger! You were a one ...

October 6th 2019