Legendary drummer of Cream band, Ginger Baker just passed away on October 6, 2019 at the age of 80 at a hospital in the United Kingdom.
His daughter Nettie Baker said that her father pass away peacefully. Baker did not suffer any pain and has recently been able to see and talk with his children, close family and his special friends.
Many friends and fans who know the news have mourned the passing of a legend.
Psychedelic rock band Hawkwind, which had time corporating with Baker, shared on Twiter their condolences on his death Sunday:
“Fly high Ginger! You were a one off and and a true legend…We were honoured to work with you…RIP,”
Spandau ballet musician Gary Kemp and film director Edgar Wright also mourn the passing of a musician who inspired countless others
RIP the music giant that was Ginger Baker. The beat behind too many favourite songs from Cream, The Graham Bond Organisation and Alexis Corner’s Blues Incorporated. (If you haven’t seen the great doc ‘Beware Of Mr Baker’ do check it out) pic.twitter.com/2ZaJcbcmK2
— edgarwright (@edgarwright) October 6, 2019