Ginger Baker Rank
About Ginger Baker
Ginger Baker was an outstanding English drummer, famous for being one of the founding members of the British rock supergroup Cream who are known for such hits as White Room, I Feel Free and Sunshine of Your Love. He is regarded by many as one of the greatest drummers of all time.
In 2016, he was placed at the 3rd position on Rolling Stone's list of the 100 Greatest Drummers of All Time.
In 1993, he and Cream band members, Eric Clapton and Jack Bruce, were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The Rolling Stone also included the group in their list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.
In 2008, he was defrauded out of $60,000 by a South African female bank clerk who claimed to be his lover. The woman was later convicted of fraud in 2010.
He once drove across the Sahara desert from Algeria to Nigeria, where he met with legendary Nigerian musician Fela Kuti to make music.
Ginger Baker Rank
Famous quotes by Ginger Baker
I think the American government is now the most corrupt government in the world.Ginger Baker
Ginger Baker's Popularity
Ginger Baker was a famous English drummer and songwriter, who was born on August 19, 1939. As a person born on this date, Ginger Baker is listed in our database as the 43rd most popular celebrity for the day (August 19) and the 31st most popular for the year (1939).
People born on August 19 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. Ginger Baker is the 1116th most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Ginger Baker's birthday, Ginger Baker is the 980th most famous English and ranks 169th in famous people born in London, England, UK.
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