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Jack Bruce Laid To Rest

6th November 2014

Eric Clapton led mourners in singing at Jack Bruce's funeral yesterday.The 71-year-old bassist - who died from liver disease last month - was laid to rest at Golders Green Crematorium in north London yesterday (05.11.14),...

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Jack Bruce Honoured By Cream Bandmates At Funeral

5th November 2014

Jack Bruce's former Cream bandmates Eric Clapton and Ginger Baker sang their pal's track Theme For An Imaginary Western at the rocker's funeral on Wednesday (05Nov14).The two musicians joined other mourners for the service in...

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Eric Clapton Pays Tribute To Jack Bruce

27th October 2014

Eric Clapton has hailed Jack Bruce a ''great inspiration''.The Cream legend passed away on Saturday (25.10.14) at his home in Suffolk, East Anglia, and his former bandmate has paid tribute to his friend's talent.Eric wrote...

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Jake Bruce Was Grateful For 'Miraculous' Liver Transplant

26th October 2014

Jack Bruce was grateful for the ''miraculous'' liver transplant which reinvigorated his life in the months before his passing.The Cream legend - who passed away at his home in Suffolk, East Anglia yesterday (25.10.14) aged...

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Jack Bruce Dies At 71

26th October 2014

Jack Bruce has died aged 71. The Cream legend sadly passed away today (25.10.14) at his home in Suffolk, East Anglia, surrounded by his close friends and family. His relatives announced the devastating news on...

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Ginger Baker Lambasts Politicians On Tv

21st July 2014

Veteran rocker Ginger Baker caused an upset during an appearance on a U.K. political talk show by branding Members of Parliament (Mps) "crooks" and refusing to speak to his fellow panellists.The former Cream star was...

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Eric Clapton Baffled By Cream Tour Rumours

4th July 2014

Veteran rocker Eric Clapton has denied reports he wrecked plans for a Cream reunion tour, insisting he has not spoken to fellow bandmembers Ginger Baker and Jack Bruce for almost ten years.Last year (13), Bruce...

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Cream's Jack Bruce Fell Out Of Love With Recording

25th March 2014

Cream's Jack Bruce ''fell out of love'' with recording. The group's former bassist and singer - whose band included guitarist Eric Clapton and drummer Ginger Baker - has now released his first solo album in...

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Ginger Baker: 'I'm Too Exhausted To Enjoy Live Shows'

14th October 2013

Veteran rocker Ginger Baker has revealed live shows are becoming a big problem for him - because he's too exhausted to enjoy them.The former Cream drummer suffers from degenerative osteoarthritis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...

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The Things They Say: 3903136

12th October 2013

"When I was living in the States, Charlie came to see me at my house and he said, 'I'd give you some tickets but I know you would never go!' I won't go within 10...

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Tony Iommi: 'We Turned Down Ginger Baker Idea'

29th August 2013

Black Sabbath ruled out the option of hitting the recording studio with legendary drummer Ginger Baker because they didn't want to have to deal with "problems" the eccentric former Cream would bring with him.Producer Rick...

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Ginger Baker: 'Spine Condition Makes Drumming Painful'

27th May 2013

Former Cream star Ginger Baker is struggling to carry on drumming as he battles a degenerative spine condition because playing leaves him in "agony".The musician was diagnosed with osteoarthritis of the spine several years ago,...

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The Things They Say: 3581305

29th March 2013

"It was like a great weight off of my shoulders when it was finished. I was b**ody tired of it. I mean, Cream is still an albatross around my neck. It was probably the best...

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Ginger Baker In Smoking Bust-up At Film Screening

23rd November 2012

Veteran rock wildman Ginger Baker threatened to attack a British Film Institute (Bfi) official in a bust-up over smoking at a screening of a new documentary about the star.The former Cream drummer is the subject...

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Ginger Baker's Financial Woes

2nd August 2012

Ginger Baker's dreams of restful retirement have been dashed - the drum legend has been forced to tour because he is struggling financially.The former Cream star is currently playing live shows with Ginger Baker's Jazz...

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Iggy Pop And Ginger Baker Cover The Black Keys For Tribute Album

4th June 2012

Iggy Pop and Cream drummer Ginger Baker have teamed up to pay tribute to rocking blues duo The Black Keys on a new covers album.The odd couple has recorded a rendition of the band's Lonely...

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Ginger Baker Film Wins Festival Documentary Prize

14th March 2012

A documentary about former Cream drummer Ginger Baker picked up the Documentary Grand Jury prize at the South by Southwest Film Awards in Austin, Texas on Tuesday (13Mar12).Director Jay Bulger's Beware of Mr. Baker wowed...

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The Things They Say 23686

7th December 2011

"We never did all that onstage leaping about c**p that all these other bands do... and we never will. We just played music." Cream drummer Ginger Baker on the magic behind the group's music.

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Baker's Anger Over Assistant's Sentence

21st October 2010

Former CREAM star GINGER BAKER is furious after his former assistant who was found guilty of stealing $47,400 (£31,300) from his accounts escaped a jail sentence in South Africa.The British drummer, 71, accused Lindiwe Noko...

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Baker To Marry Nurse

9th February 2010

CREAM drummer GINGER BAKER is preparing to wed the Zimbabwean nurse who has looked after him for the last two years.The rocker, who has previously been married three times, has proposed to Kudzai MAChokoto, who...

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The Things The Say:

19th January 2010

"I do have a God-given gift that only a few drummers have... It's not something you can work at. Keith Moon? John Bonham? No, I wouldn't put them in the same frame. They were drummers,...

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Olive Farming Turned Baker Off Drugs

18th January 2010

Former CREAM star GINGER BAKER credits olive farming for helping him to finally kick his cocaine addiction - because he couldn't tend to bushes while high.In his new biography, the rocker admits he attempted to...

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The Things They Say 13138

11th August 2009

"I was an evil person back then. I think Eric (Clapton) just wanted to get away from me." Drummer GINGER BAKER on the real reason supergroup BLIND FAITH split in the early 1970s.

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The Things They Say 13133

10th August 2009

"It was my band, and Jack (Bruce) tried to fire me. I didn't get any of the writing credits. It will p**s me off for the rest of my life." GINGER BAKER insists his ongoing...

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Baker Fears Assassination Attempt

10th August 2009

Former CREAM drummer GINGER BAKER carries a stun gun with him at all times in an effort to avoid "assassination".The wild rocker, who turns 70 later this month (19Aug09), has had so many threats on...

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Baker Wants To Strip To Prove Fraudster Wrong

7th November 2008

Former CREAM star GINGER BAKER has vowed to strip off in a South African court to prove a woman who allegedly stole $47,400 (GBP30,000) from him is not an ex-lover. The drummer, 69, has accused...

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Cream To Reunite At Baker Honour Ceremony

28th July 2008

Rock trio CREAM are to reunite again for a tribute to drummer GINGER BAKER. The band reformed for its induction into the Rock + Roll Hall of Fame in 1993 and again for concerts in...

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Bruce And Baker Rift Wrecks Cream Reunion Plans

14th May 2007

Another CREAM reunion has been ruled out by bassist JACK BRUCE because he can't stand being on the same stage as bandmate GINGER BAKER. The trio, Bruce, Baker and Eric Clapton, played shows in London...

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Clapton Plans Semi-blind Faith Reunion

29th March 2007

ERIC CLAPTON and STEVE WINWOOD are planning a semi-BLIND FAITH reunion at the guitar great's second Crossroads Festival in July (07). Clapton admits he invited Winwood to join him for the Illinois festival because he...

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Clapton Has No Plans To Reunite With 'Scrapping' Bruce And Baker

12th September 2006

Rock icon ERIC CLAPTON has no plans to reform 1960s supergroup CREAM again because his bandmates JACK BRUCE and GINGER BAKER struggle to see eye-to-eye. The BADGE hitmaker performed with Bruce and Baker for sold...

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