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Ginger Baker
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Peter Edward "Ginger" Baker (born 19 August 1939, died 6 October 2019) was an English drummer, best known as the founder of the rock band Cream. Baker's work in the 60s earned him praise as "rock's first superstar drummer," although his individual style melded a jazz background with his personal interest in African rhythms. Baker was an inductee of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Cream and is widely considered one of the most influential drummers of all time, recognized by his induction into the Modern Drummer Hall of Fame in 2008.
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Hawkestrel — The Future Is Us Hawkestrel — The Future Is Us
(Cleopatra CLO1235, 2019, CD / 2LP / DL)
Nektar — A Spoonful of Time Nektar — A Spoonful of Time
(Purple Pyramid CLP 8932-2, 2012, CD)
Ginger Baker Trio — Falling off the Roof Ginger Baker Trio — Falling off the Roof
(Atlantic 2900-2, 1996, CD)
Andy Summers — Synaesthesia Andy Summers — Synaesthesia
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2430, 1995/2014, CD)
Jack Bruce — Cities of the Heart Jack Bruce — Cities of the Heart
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 22428, 1994/2014, 2CD)
Ginger Baker Trio — Going Back Home Ginger Baker Trio — Going Back Home
(Atlantic 82652-2, 1994, CD)
Jack Bruce — A Question of Time Jack Bruce — A Question of Time
(Acadia ACAM 8155, 1989/2007, CD)
Hawkwind — Zones Hawkwind — Zones
(Cleopatra CLP 1240-2, 1983/2002, CD)
Hawkwind — Levitation Hawkwind — Levitation
(Atomhenge ATOMCD 3016, 1980/2009, CD)
Ginger Baker — Do What You Like Ginger Baker — Do What You Like
(Chronicles 558 542-2, 1972/1998, 2CD)
Cream — Live Cream Volume II Cream — Live Cream Volume II
(Polydor 31453 1817-2, 1972/1998, CD)
Ginger Baker — Stratavarious Ginger Baker — Stratavarious
(ATCO SD 7013, 1972, LP)
Ginger Baker's Air Force — Air Force 2 Ginger Baker's Air Force — Air Force 2
(ATCO SD 33-343, 1970, LP)
Ginger Baker's Air Force — Ginger Baker's Air Force Ginger Baker's Air Force — Ginger Baker's Air Force
(Lemon CD LEM 22, 1970/2004, CD)
Cream — Live Cream Cream — Live Cream
(Polydor 31453 1816-2, 1970/1998, CD)
Cream — Goodbye Cream — Goodbye
(Polydor 31453 1815-2, 1969/1998, CD)
Cream — BBC Sessions Cream — BBC Sessions
(Polydor B0000069-02, 1968/2003, CD)
Cream — Wheels of Fire Cream — Wheels of Fire
(Polydor 31453 1812-2, 1968/1998, 2CD)
Cream — Disraeli Gears - Deluxe Edition Cream — Disraeli Gears - Deluxe Edition
(Polydor B0003331, 1967/2004, 2CD)
Cream — Live at Grande Ballroom, Oct. '67 Cream — Live at Grande Ballroom, Oct. '67
((Not on label) , 1967, CD)
Cream — Nineteen Sixty-Seven Cream — Nineteen Sixty-Seven
(Vogon VCD2007, 1967/2018, CD / DL)
Cream — Fresh Cream Cream — Fresh Cream
(Polydor 31453 1810-2, 1966/1998, CD)

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