Discussion in 'The Barracks' started by SteveDee, Oct 6, 2019.
Cream drummer Ginger Baker dies aged 80
His father was killed on Leros during the Dodecanese Campaign.
His middle name, Louvain, suggests a link to German atrocities there in 1914 shortly before he was born.
A great drummer that bridged many genres of music. However, not an easy man to please or befriend.
Jack Bruce died 5 years ago this month. That leaves only Eric Clapton still with us.
Cream’s music is immortal though.
A US based colleague of mine specialises in providing services to the music industry and especially rock bands. He is a big fan of British blues/progressive rock bands. He mentioned that he had never heard a better drummer than Ginger Baker, saying his timing was flawless.
RIP Ginger Baker.
A truly brilliant band !!
Bonham, Moon, Baker and Mitch Mitchell.
Now all gone.
There was something in the water back then.
Not that they drank much water
I have a brilliant LP by the Baker Gurvitz Army. Elysian Encounter. 1975.
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