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Articles Tagged 'Ginger Baker'

Jack Bruce

RIP Jack Bruce: The Cream of Cream

Jack Bruce, the bass player with the startling British rock trio Cream (among other things) passed away on Saturday (October 25) from liver failure. He was 71. His was a remarkable career, beginning in wartime Glasgow and travelling with his parents across the U.S.A. and Canada, taking in the Royal Scottish Academy of Music (as […]


WATCH: British Rock Icon Attacks U.S. Filmmaker

The captivating new music documentary Beware of Mr Baker — profiling British drummer Ginger Baker who rose to fame in the 1960s — begins with dramatic images of the film’s director, Jay Bulger, being attacked by the elderly musician with his cane. “I’m going to put you in hospital!” screams an angry Baker. It’s a […]

Five Great British Drummers

It’s almost certainly unfair to trim this list down to just five players. A good band cannot become a great band without a great drummer (just ask the Foo Fighters, they’ve got two), and so for every great British band there ever was, there’s probably a more-than-decent sticksman giving it what-for at the back. And […]