Ginger Baker, Cream’s Volatile Drummer, Dies at 80

Baker wielded his blues power and jazz technique to help break open popular music and become one of the world’s most admired and feared musicians.

  • Published 6 October 2019

LONDON (AP) — Ginger Baker, the volatile and propulsive British musician who was best known for his time with the power trio Cream, died Sunday at age 80, his family said. Baker wielded his blues power and jazz technique to help break open popular music and become one of the world’s most admired and feared musicians. With blazing eyes, orange-red hair and a temperament to match, the London native ranked with The Who’s Keith Moon… Read at AP News