Ginger Baker Mourned by Rock Legends

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Upon hearing the news that Ginger Baker died today (October 6) at age 80, fellow music legends mourned the Cream drummer. Baker was described as “an innovator,” “an incredible musician” and “a wild man” by his classic rock peers.

Here are some of the initial tributes that were paid to Baker.

Baker’s Cream bandmate, Jack Bruce, died on October 25, 2014.

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Fellow drumming legend, Ringo Starr, paid tribute to a “wild and inventive” drummer…

Fellow drumming legend Carl Palmer

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