Ginger Baker

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Peter Edward "Ginger" Baker (born 19 August 1939 in Lewisham, South London) is an English drummer, best known for his work with the rock band Cream. He 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 Blind Faith, Gary Moore, Hawkwind, Masters of Reality and Public Image Ltd.

Baker is widely recognized as one of the most influential drummers of all time. He has had a significant influence on the rock genre and has inspired many drummers.

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Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1972 Stratavarious Ginger Baker 1
1986 Horses & Trees Ginger Baker 2
1987 African Force Ginger Baker 3
1990 Middle Passage Ginger Baker 1
1992 Unseen Rain Ginger Baker with Jens Johansson and Jonas Hellborg 1
2014 Why? Ginger Baker 2
Live! Fela Ransome Kuti and Ginger Baker 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1978 The Early Cream of Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce and Ginger Baker Compilation Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce & Ginger Baker 1
1998 Do What You Like Compilation Ginger Baker 1


Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2014 Why? Sampler Ginger Baker 1


Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1971 Live! Live Fela Ransome-Kuti and the Africa '70 with Ginger Baker 3 5
1989 No Material Live Ginger Baker 1

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