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Author Topic: R.I.P. Ginger Baker  (Read 217 times)
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« on: October 06, 2019, 04:33:19 AM »

Ginger Baker: a master and monster who split rock music apart


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« Reply #1 on: October 06, 2019, 06:16:28 AM »

No!!!!!   Cry Cry Cry
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« Reply #2 on: October 06, 2019, 07:20:09 AM »

Great musician! Sorry to see him pass. I was fortunate to have seen Cream in Sacramento in March of 1968. QDEP.
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« Reply #3 on: October 07, 2019, 07:04:53 AM »

Definitely one of rock's most cantankerous figures.  His interviews alone are rather hilarious just to see how cranky he was.  Oh, and he was a great drummer too.
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« Reply #4 on: October 14, 2019, 03:18:42 PM »

RIP Mr Baker. What a character, what a drummer.

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« Reply #5 on: October 16, 2019, 12:08:05 PM »

This is arguably my first confrontation with Mr. Baker's work. From late 1966, it's Cream's second 45, "I Feel Free":

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