Ginger Baker RIP

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Ginger Baker RIP

Post by The Stratmangler » Sun Oct 06, 2019 11:40 am

Chris :happy3:

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Re: Ginger Baker RIP

Post by IslandPink » Sun Oct 06, 2019 12:15 pm

Wow. It had to happen eventually. More in that article than I knew - the bits about wanting to ride the Tour de France, and playing with PIL in the 80's . He was a one-off, that's for sure.
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Re: Ginger Baker RIP

Post by Dave the bass » Sun Oct 06, 2019 8:17 pm

Sad news. Quite a musical legacy left behind though.

Still one of the oddest gigs I've ever been to was seeing him and Jonas Hellborg performing as a duo at the Jazz Cafe. Ginger spent most of the night flicking fag butts at the back of Jonas's head! On stage. I think there was pre-gig conflict.
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