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Remembering Legendary Drummer Ginger Baker

FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 7, 2008 file photo, British musician Ginger Baker performs at the 'Zildjian Drummers Achievement Awards' at the Shepherd's Bush Empire in London. The family of drummer Ginger Baker, the volatile and propulsive British musician who was best known for his time with the power trio Cream, says he died, Sunday Oct. 6, 2019. He was 80. (AP Photo/MJ Kim, File)
FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 7, 2008 file photo, British musician Ginger Baker performs at the 'Zildjian Drummers Achievement Awards' at the Shepherd's Bush Empire in London. The family of drummer Ginger Baker, the volatile and propulsive British musician who was best known for his time with the power trio Cream, says he died, Sunday Oct. 6, 2019. He was 80. (AP Photo/MJ Kim, File)

Ginger Baker, drummer of the iconic rock band Cream, died on Sunday at the age of 80.

Here & Now‘s Robin Young remembers him with filmmaker Jay Bulger (@jaybulger), of the 2012 documentary “Beware of Mr. Baker,” which chronicles the musician’s life and career.

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