Ginger Baker | This Day In Music

Written by on August 20, 2020

Born on this day 19 Aug 1939, Ginger Baker, drummer with Cream who had the 1966 UK No.11 single 'I Feel Free'. Baker was also a member of the Graham Bond Organisation, Blind Faith, and Ginger Bakers Airforce and is also known for his numerous associations with World music, mainly the use of African influences. He has also had other collaborations such as with Gary Moore, Hawkwind and Public Image Ltd. Baker died on 6 October at the age of 80.…/ginger-baker/

Ginger Baker | This Day In Music

Ginger Baker the English drummer and co-founder of Cream died on 6 October 2019 age 80. He was married four times and fathered three children. The musician had struggled with heroin addiction throughout his life, having begun using the drug in the 1960s. Born Peter Edward Baker on 19 August 1939 in….

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