NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA – NOVEMBER 06: Musician Ginger Baker of Cream performs at the Rock ‘N’ Roll Fantasy Camp at AMP Rehearsal Studios on November 6, 2015 in North Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Ginger Baker has died at the age of 80 years old. The legendary drummer was best known to music fans for his time with the British rock trio Cream who was inducted into the Rock N’ Roll Hall of Fame in 1993.
Sad news hearing that Ginger Baker has died, I remember playing with him very early on in Alexis Korner’s Blues Incorporated. He was a fiery but extremely talented and innovative drummer. pic.twitter.com/tZg3IGwP4Z
— Mick Jagger (@MickJagger) October 6, 2019
On September 25th Baker’s family had announced that he had fallen ill and was being hospitalized. He passed away on Sunday morning (October 6) and there were few other details released at that time.
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