Ginger Baker, Cream’s Legendary Drummer, Dies At 80

Famed musician Ginger Baker passed away over the weekend. He’d been battling several illnesses, including COPD and was recently placed in hospice care. Baker was 80.

“Dad passed away peacefully,” his daughter Nettie Baker told CNN in a statement. “He was in no pain and had recently been able to see and speak to his children, close family and special friends.”

Read more about the life and career of Ginger Baker here.

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