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Beware of Mr Baker

I continued my habit of watching rockumentaries other night with Beware of Mr Baker, which is about Ginger Baker, who I know as one third of Cream, but was also in a whole host of other bands. 264 more words


An Appreciation: Farewell Jack Bruce

By Mike Finkelstein

Jack Bruce passed away on Saturday at the age of 71. It’s yet another hard-to-accept cold shot for any rock fan who fondly remembers what the rock medium had to offer in its late ’60’s/early ’70’s heyday. 669 more words

Ginger Baker on Passing of Jack Bruce

Legendary drummer Ginger Baker pays tribute to ‘one-off’ Jack Bruce
By Western Morning News  |  Posted: October 26, 2014  By Alex Diaz

Speaking from a hotel in the Republic of Ireland, Baker, 75, said: “We go back a long way, I called him Wee Jack. 95 more words

Drum News

45 RPM: Cream's "White Room" [German 7"]

Here’s your ticket to some of the best (or, perhaps, most infamous) 7″ singles ever released! No adapter is required, although in my opinion the device pictured below is right up there with Frosted Strawberry Pop Tarts as one of the best inventions of the 20th century. 263 more words

Analog Kid

Now Playing #35

Some of my earliest rock and roll thrills came from childhood listening to my mother’s Cream records and songs like “White Room”, “Tales of Brave Ulysses”, “Strange Brew” and “SWLABR” have long been part of the musical furnishings of my mind. 92 more words


Beware of Mr. Baker (2012): Cream of the crop

When influential bassist Jack Bruce died Saturday at the age of 71, the official word from longtime bandmate, notorious wild man and iconic percussionist Ginger Baker was: “I am very sad to learn of the loss of a fine man, Jack Bruce… My thoughts & wishes are with his family at this difficult time.” 462 more words

Movie Reviews

"I Feel Free". . . . . . : Jack Bruce 1943 - 2014

Jack Bruce, bassist, vocalist and songwriter extraordinaire passed away on October 25, 2014 at the age of 71 from liver disease. With Cream, he was one of the handful of musicians who redefined the capabilities of his instrument and along with his fellow band mates, helped establish the concept of the virtuoso… 456 more words

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