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“RIP.. I often play my Cream (vinyl) with the psychedelic album cover. Great music. Thankfully you will be remembered for generations, as we have...Read More »
1 of 60 | Posted by: Jackie Tucker - CAMARILLO, CA

“I got a chance to see Mr. Baker with Jack Bruce and Blues Saraceno in a very small music ballroom in Wisconsin sometime - I think - in 1989. OMG! I...Read More »
2 of 60 | Posted by: Mark Manske - Milwaukee, VT

“I offer Leda my admiration, empathy and wish her fortitude, Be Blessed, Leda. Love from Lizzi (Alexander /MacIsaac) (GENTLE HUG). xxxxx ”
3 of 60 | Posted by: Elizabeth Alexander Allen London

“Terribly sorry to hear of Ginger Baker's death. He was fortunate in that as a drummer he got to share his love of music with so many others. We...Read More »
4 of 60 | Posted by: Melvin Porter

“Your influence on my life was paramount == freakin EPiCR IP dear Ginger. !!!!!!!! ”
5 of 60 | Posted by: Chick Ragan - Atlantic City, NJ

“Will miss you great drummer I grew up whit the music of cream. My condolences to all the family and keep playin in heaven.Miguel from Mexicali Mexico ”
6 of 60 | Posted by: Miguel Valle - Calexico, CA

“One of the Best Drummers ever, and a great personality. Music fans will miss you! ”
7 of 60 | Posted by: Regina Barton - Holland, MI

“MY CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY. I AM SORRY FOR YOUR GREAT LOSS. GINGER WILL BE MISSED BY MANY. ”
8 of 60 | Posted by: - OH

“Blind Faith was one of my favorite groups because of Ginger Baker...What an amazing career. ”
9 of 60 | Posted by: A friend

“IF you wanna hear some "great playing" from "GINGER, ERIC and JACK", listen to: "LIVE CREAM, LIVE CREAM 2, WHEELS OF FIRE / FILLMORE" and "crank it...Read More »
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11 of 60 | Posted by: keith - yuba city, CA

“Deepest condolences to the Baker family, may God be with all of you help you in your time of sorrow. ”
12 of 60 | Posted by: A friend


13 of 60 | Posted by: Lilly - Gainesville, FL

“To the family,friends and loved ones,sorry for your loss. ”
14 of 60 | Posted by: A friend

“I'm sure in heaven playing with Jack !!! God bless you. Rest in peace! ”
15 of 60 | Posted by: Mickey McFarland - Oldbridge, NJ

“Rest your soul Ginger my friend. We had lots of great times. God bless you and your family. Keith LeBlanc Millis Ma ”
16 of 60 | Posted by: A friend

“Baker Family, we are so sorry for your loss. May the God of all comfort provide you all the strength to cope with your loss. ”
17 of 60 | Posted by: A friend

“Please accept my sincere condolences for your loss. May the God of all comfort be with you during this difficult time. ”
18 of 60 | Posted by: Kj - AZ

“Thoughts and prayers to Gingers family. Even though he was certainly an anomaly, Ginger was a massive asset to British musicians, especially during...Read More »
19 of 60 | Posted by: Sharon Dean - Beverly, MA

“Music is a fantastic way to bring back good memories. Even though there is great grief for the family friends and fans i hope that the happy times ...Read More »
20 of 60 | Posted by: Hyde

“Thanks for the many years of great music Ginger Baker. The best drummer EVER! Prayers for your Family in their time of sorrow. ”
21 of 60 | Posted by: Melissa Cavanaugh - Enterprise, AL

“Rest in peace, Ginger Baker.Thank you for the music!My deepest condolences to Mr. Baker's family and friends. ”
22 of 60 | Posted by: Patrick Foss - Dover, NH

“Love the drumming in Cream. Excellent music in that era. May Ginger rest in peace. Brad G Westport, mass. ”
23 of 60 | Posted by: brad goldstein - WESTPORT, MA

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
24 of 60 | Posted by: DAVID BENDER - New Bedford, MA

“I was 16 in 1967 in Grass Lake , Michigan. I got a ride to the Grande Ballroom in Detroit and saw The Cream. Unforgettable! Ginger was on fire! What...Read More »
25 of 60 | Posted by: Steven McIntosh - Jackson, MI

“I would like to send my deepest condolences to the family. I just revisited the song "sunshine of my love." It is an awesome song. I am a former...Read More »
26 of 60 | Posted by: B. Joyce Washington - Spartanburg, SC

“My Deepest condolences to all who loved Him. Thank you for your gifts of music to humanity. (PEACE) ”
27 of 60 | Posted by: Paul Krebs - Clawson, MI - friend

“Please accept my heartfelt condolences for your loss. May your treasured memories of Peter always fill your heart with love and peace. ”
28 of 60 | Posted by: A friend

“My condolences to the Baker family, so sorry for your loss., may you receive comfort and strength from God to help you through this very difficult...Read More »
29 of 60 | Posted by: A friend

“My condolences go out to the Ginger Baker family. He will be missed. ”
30 of 60 | Posted by: Lee - TN

“My condolences to the family of Ginger Baker, I am very sorry for your loss. He made beautiful music. May the God of comfort be with all of you as...Read More »
31 of 60 | Posted by: Karen

“Our deepest condolences to the family. We pray that God continues to strengthen and comfort you all during this difficult period. ”
32 of 60 | Posted by: A friend


33 of 60 | Posted by: Cynthia Herd - SOUTH HADLEY, MA

“GREAT JOB GINGER.I LEARNED A LOT FROM YOU..RIP MY FRIEND..FELLOW MUSICIAN..RON MARKOWSKI.. CLEVELAND OHIO ”
34 of 60 | Posted by: A friend

“Rip brother ”
35 of 60 | Posted by: Scott - Sarasota


36 of 60 | Posted by: Ann Stokman - Greendale, WI

“One of the best ever. Sincere condolences to all. ”
37 of 60 | Posted by: Bill Olenick - Halstead, KS

“IN 1968 BACK IN DALLAS TEXAS, MYFRIEND ANGUS WYNNE III OBTAINED TICKETS FOR ME TO SEE "CREAM". I WAS TOTALLY BLOWN AWAY BY THE PERFORMANCE OF GINGER...Read More »
38 of 60 | Posted by: Barbara Wisbey - PALM SPRINGS, CA

“Hi how are you I was writing to you to give my condolences to you and your family etc.. rip. He was a good drummer. I will miss him. Take care bye ”
39 of 60 | Posted by: Jody Brachman - Lake Zurich, IL

“There will never be another like him hewas a big influence on me as a drummerand I admired his style. His memory will live on.God Bless his family. ”
40 of 60 | Posted by: John Koch - Crimora, VA

we love rock and roll “Loved your song Strange Brew with Cream, and Eric Clapton!!!!! Rest in Peace!!!!!Peter Felix John Lieggi Pete LieggiLieggi Enterprises Inc/ Lieggi's...Read More »
41 of 60 | Posted by: A friend

“Ginger Baker my Brother and FriendBlind Faith - In The Presence Of The Lord I have finally found a way to liveJust like I never could beforeI know...Read More »
42 of 60 | Posted by: Brother Mark - Erie, PA

“Dear Baker Family Rory and I wish to extend our condolences's on the loss of Ginger Baker/his family.he'll surely be missed very much.luv,faith/rory ”
43 of 60 | Posted by: faith/rory tobin/dockett - MA

“I met GINGER BAKER in Colorado Springs in 1994, at a local bar, as he put on a "drum clinic" for his fans along with a "meet n greet" with him after...Read More »
44 of 60 | Posted by: A friend

“As successful and admired as Mr. Baker was, his passing should provide all of us a very necessary spiritual wake up call, and a reminder of the...Read More »
45 of 60 | Posted by: Jim Martin - Trinity, TX

“RIP Ginger BakerAnother one from the greatest music generation passed. ”
46 of 60 | Posted by: A friend

“He was a brilliant drummer. His passing is the ending of an era. He will be missed. ”
47 of 60 | Posted by: Maureen Brill - Chicago, IL

“He was the most influential drummer to me as a kid. Sorely missed. ”
48 of 60 | Posted by: Rick Paulson - Crawfordsville, IN

“Godspeed Ginger, and thank you for sharing a part of your life with us, and the memories. ”
49 of 60 | Posted by: Harry Simpson - Buckeye, AZ

“Just listened to you this morning not knowing you passed God Bless ”
50 of 60 | Posted by: Rick Abbey - Kissimmee, FL

“A preeminent pioneering percussionist, who was a personal favorite. In the history of drumming, with the consideration of all genres, Ginger was...Read More »
51 of 60 | Posted by: '60s Kid - CA

“BIG PART OF MY YOUTH HAS JUST PASSED. LOVED CREAM AND SOME OF THE BEST ROCK EVER !!! RIP AND I WILL LISTEN TO HIM TODAY AS I PULL OUT SOME OLD...Read More »
52 of 60 | Posted by: A friend

“God speed my friend there will never be another drummer like you ”
53 of 60 | Posted by: Justine Clark - Redding, CA

“One of my very very favorite bands of all time !!! May you Rest In Peace ☮ ! ”
54 of 60 | Posted by: Mark Clark - Jacksonville, OH

“To the family of Mr.Ginger Baker.We are sorry for the loss of Ginger Baker.What else can be said about this "Master Drummer\Musician",that's not...Read More »
55 of 60 | Posted by: Tony D'Agostino - Bpt, CT

“R.I.P. Ginger you'll be missed here by your fans God Bless ”
56 of 60 | Posted by: Dave Hicks - Elberta, AL

My deepest condolences to the Baker family. “Ginger Baker was an influential musician within history of music. His music and drumming legacy will live on through future artist. Who are inspired...Read More »
57 of 60 | Posted by: Ginger Gunter - Fall River, MA

“Sad to see another 60's musician pass on.He was an incredible member of my favorite bands,especially Cream and Blind Faith.His music lives on forever. ”
58 of 60 | Posted by: J Curtis - MA

“I LOVED this guy!!!!! Amazing talent and easy looking for the eyes also. Thank you Ginger for making music wonderful! You will never be forgotten,A...Read More »
59 of 60 | Posted by: Maj Williams - Sugar Grove, IL

“A legend has passed ... thank you for leaving us with the memories and the music.....RIP ”
60 of 60 | Posted by: Marion Smith - New York City, NY


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Ginger passed away in October 2019.

Ginger was a resident of New York at the time of passing.

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