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Cream drummer Ginger Baker dead at 80

Ginger Baker, the legendary British drummer known best as a founder of Cream, died early Sunday morning.

He was 80.

“We are very sad to say that Ginger has passed away peacefully in hospital this morning,” he family wrote on Twitter, two weeks after announcing that he was “critically ill.” “Thank...

British musician Ginger Baker performs at the 'Zildjian Drummers Achievement Awards' at the Shepherd's Bush Empire in London. The family of drummer Ginger Baker, the volatile and propulsive British musician who was best known for his time with the power trio Cream, says he died, Sunday Oct. 6, ...