Tag Archives: Ginger Baker

Ginger Baker’s ‘Africa’ Drum Solo (1990)

SKF NOTE: This Ginger Baker drum solo, Africa, as far as I know, has never been released. Chip Stern sent it to me as part of a cassette for a drum project on which we, and others, were working. The … Continue reading

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Prayers for Ginger Baker: Tour Dates Cancelled

SKF NOTE: Prayers for Ginger Baker. Cream drummer Ginger Baker cancels tour dates due to ‘serious heart problems’ Doctors have insisted that the musician have “complete rest” as a result of his diagnosis Baker confirmed the news on his official … Continue reading

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Ginger Baker: Kicking Heroin with God’s Recipe

SKF NOTE: A snippet from Jim Clash’s four-part interview with Ginger Baker for Forbes magazine. JUN 16, 2015 @ 9:52 PM Cream Drummer Ginger Baker’s Early Influences, How He Kicked Heroin Habit Jim Clash CONTRIBUTOR Jim Clash: When did you … Continue reading

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Ginger Baker: “Philly” Joe Jones said, “Man, You Tell a Story”

SKF NOTE: A snippet from Jim Clash’s four-part interview with Ginger Baker for Forbes magazine. JUN 16, 2015 @ 9:52 PM Cream Drummer Ginger Baker’s Early Influences, How He Kicked Heroin Habit Jim Clash CONTRIBUTOR Jim Clash: You are a … Continue reading

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John Densmore: I Stole a Ginger Baker Beat in “Hello, I Love You”

SKF NOTE: I love these little factoids, these little cobblestones making up the miles of road traveling through the History of Drumming. Thank you, Jim Clash. LIFESTYLE 1/25/2015 @ 11:27PM 8,126 views Doors Drummer John Densmore On Oliver Stone, Cream’s … Continue reading

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Ginger Baker on Passing of Jack Bruce

Legendary drummer Ginger Baker pays tribute to ‘one-off’ Jack Bruce By Western Morning News  |  Posted: October 26, 2014  By Alex Diaz Speaking from a hotel in the Republic of Ireland, Baker, 75, said: “We go back a long way, … Continue reading

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Ginger Baker Turns 75: The Strange Life of Rock’s Wildest Drummer

Ginger Baker Turns 75: The Strange Life of Rock’s Wildest DrummerBy Alex Magdaleno The percussive genius behind the legendary British rock trio Cream turned 75 on Tuesday. For all his iconic status, Baker couldn’t tell you why he’s so talented. “I … Continue reading

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