Ginger Baker Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

12th October 2013

Quote: "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 miles of a Rolling Stones gig. They're not good musicians, that's why. The best musician in the Stones is Charlie by a country mile." Former Cream drummer Ginger Baker is not a fan of the Rolling Stones.

29th March 2013

Quote: "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 musical group ever to come out of Europe. There's nobody ever got near it." Former Cream drummer Ginger Baker still carries the 1960s band's legacy with him.

7th December 2011

Quote: "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.

11th August 2009

Quote: "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.

10th August 2009

Quote: "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 feud with Cream bandmate Bruce will last forever.

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