Legendary Cream drummer Ginger Baker has died at the age of 80. You’re probably wondering why this isn’t an R.I.P. post. Here’s why:
Ginger Baker was a great drummer. As a human being, he made Lou Reed look like Fred Rogers.
— Shecky (@Adrastosno) October 6, 2019
If you don’t believe me, check out the 2012 documentary Beware of Mr. Baker.
Here’s Martin Sharp’s front gatefold for Baker’s 1970 aerial extravaganza:
Here’s whole damn album via the YouTube: