[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Legendary superstar drummer Ginger Baker dead at the age of 80. (August 19, 1937 – October 6, 2019). The English drummer socially sparked® our lives and his colleagues in the music industry in countless ways.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image source=”featured_image” img_size=”large” add_caption=”yes” alignment=”center” onclick=”custom_link” img_link_target=”_blank” link=”https://www.flickr.com/photos/56492970@N07/5569389637″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Peter Edward “Ginger” Baker was a founder of the rock band Cream in 1966 with vocalist/bassist Jack Bruce and guitarist/vocalist Eric Clapton. The band’s sound was a fusion of blues, psychedelic rock and hard rock. Although Cream only lasted two years (1966 – 1968), they released four albums and in that time became known as the first ‘Supergroup’. The trio brought the blues to a whole generation of white rock’n rollers.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_video link=”https://youtu.be/eUGOXnzn8bI” align=”center”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In 1993, the supergroup Cream was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. The trio reunited and performed “Sunshine Of Your Love” live at the induction ceremony.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”5747″ img_size=”large” alignment=”center”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Ginger Baker’s work in the 1960s earned him the reputation of “rock’s first superstar drummer.” His individual style fused a jazz background with African rhythms. RIP to music’s legendary superstar drummer Ginger Baker dead at 80. Forever Socially Sparked! — tweet us @sosparkednews[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”6404″ img_size=”large” add_caption=”yes” alignment=”center”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”RIP GINGER BAKER” font_container=”tag:h1|text_align:center”][/vc_column][/vc_row]