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Ginger Baker, 1939-2019
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Ginger Baker, 1939-2019
We lost one of the all-time great drummers. Ginger Baker was the drummer for Cream and Blind Faith and contributed his drumming to many others over the years.

Here is his masterpiece, "Toad":





Here is the album Ginger Baker's Air Force:



10-06-2019 09:55 PM
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He was great in Cream and ranked the 3rd best drummer of all time in 1 poll. I used to love the guy when I went through a classic rock music phase while I was in college. RIP to one of the all time greats. As a side note -- in the near future, we're going to have a huge die off of artists from the 50s/60s/early 70s era. I really do need to make it a point to see these people performing live before they pass on. Especially people like Eric Clapton or even Mick Jagger.
10-07-2019 01:27 AM
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Ginger really thumped on them tom-toms. Godspeed.

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10-07-2019 01:50 AM
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This was their best song:



10-07-2019 07:56 AM
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(10-07-2019 01:27 AM)Yeah Right Wrote:  He was great in Cream and ranked the 3rd best drummer of all time in 1 poll. I used to love the guy when I went through a classic rock music phase while I was in college. RIP to one of the all time greats. As a side note -- in the near future, we're going to have a huge die off of artists from the 50s/60s/early 70s era. I really do need to make it a point to see these people performing live before they pass on. Especially people like Eric Clapton or even Mick Jagger.

You bring up a sad but good point. It really is astonishing how long some of them have managed to live considering the fast life most of these guys lived.
10-07-2019 08:23 AM
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These boomer rock stars are dropping like flies. They were really the best part of that whole era.

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10-07-2019 11:24 AM
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(10-07-2019 11:24 AM)MajorStyles Wrote:  These boomer rock stars are dropping like flies. They were really the best part of that whole era.
Ginger Baker born in 1939, not a Boomer. We did jam to Cream back in the day. Especially Sunshine of Your Love.
10-07-2019 12:38 PM
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The documentary "beware of Mr. Baker" is a good watch. The guy was quite a character in addition to being a great drummer.

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10-07-2019 12:44 PM
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Keith Moon and John Bonham both died at the age of 32. I guess that's a magic number for drummers. That's exactly 2/5 of how long Ginger lived.
10-08-2019 11:04 PM
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(10-07-2019 12:44 PM)Dr. Howard Wrote:  The documentary "beware of Mr. Baker" is a good watch. The guy was quite a character in addition to being a great drummer.

And here it is on Youtube:



10-10-2019 08:05 AM
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