We remember Ginger Baker. ‘The Fabulous Baker Boy’

This day (October 6, 2019), in Canterbury, England, died Peter Edward Baker a.k.a Ginger Baker, an English drummer, known for his work with Cream and Blind Faith.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Afro Collection 2 . w/ Pee Wee Ellis Alec Dankworth Abass Dodoo - @ Jazz Café (2018) 3 . w/ Pee Wee Ellis - Jazz Confusion (2015) 4 . Aiko Biaye (2014) 5 . w/ Steve Winwood - 70th Birthday (2010) 6 . Cream - Toad…

‘Blind Faith, the supergroup reunion of Steve Winwood, Eric Clapton, Ric Grech and Ginger Baker, release their self-titled and only album (1969)

'Blind Faith' is their eponymous and only album produced by Jimmy Miller and released in August 1969 by Polydor / Atlantic Records1 . Can't Find My Way Home (1969) 2 . Presence Of The Lord 3 . Sea Of Joy 4 . Do What You Like Track Listing : 1.Had To Cry Today (Steve Winwood) - 08:48 . 2.Can'T Find My Way Home (Steve Winwood) - 03:16 . 3.Well All... Right (Buddy Holly, Jerry Allison, Joe B.…

Eric, Steve, Roger Nile et al pay a ‘Tribute to Ginger Baker’ (2020)

February 17, 2020 - Eric Clapton, his band - that is Paul Carrack (org, kb), Chris Stainton (kb), Sonny Emory (d), Steve Gadd (d), Willie Weeks (b), Katie Kissoon & Sharon White (bck voc) - plus special guests : Steve Winwood, Roger Waters, Nile Rodgers, Ronnie Wood, Kofi Baker, Kenney Jones, Henry Spinetti and Will Johns will share the stage for a special "Tribute to Ginger Baker" at Eventim…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 40/52

Toni Braxton & Michael Mcdonald, Judy Garland & Barbra Streisand, Joan Baez & Mercedes Sosa, R.E.M. & Bruce Springsteen, Nelly Furtado & Dave Stewart, John Mellencamp & Me'Shell Ndegeocello, Sting & Stevie Wonder, Craig David & Sting, Tom Petty & Bo Diddley, Chris Cornell & Cat Stevens, Elvis Costello & The Police, Jack Bruce, Ginger Baker & Gary…

Paul McCartney releases his fifth solo album : ‘Band on the Run’ recorded with Wings and featuring ‘Jet’ and ‘Band on the Run’ (1973)

'Band on the Run' by Paul McCartney & Wings is McCartney's fifth album since his departure from the Beatles, released on December 5, 1973.1 . Bluebird (w/ Wings) 2 . Mrs Vandebilt (Live) 3 . Mrs. Vanderbilt (Live) 4 . Let Me Roll It (On "Later...With Jools Holland," 2010) 5 . Let Me Roll It (w/ Wings, Live) 6 . Picasso's Last Words / Richard Cory (w/ Wings, Live Acoustic, 1976) 7 .…

George Harrison releases his first solo album : ‘All Things Must Pass’ featuring ‘My Sweet Lord’ (1970)

George Harrison's 'All Things Must Pass' feat. 'My Sweet Lord' is his first solo (triple) album released on November 27, 1970 by Apple.1 . I'd Have You Anytime 2 . What Is Life Track Listing : 1.I'D Have You Anytime (George Harrison, Bob Dylan) - 02:56 . 2.My Sweet Lord (George Harrison) - 04:38 . 3.Wah-Wah (George Harrison) - 05:35 . 4.Isn'T It A Pity (George Harrison) - 07:10 . 5.What Is Life…

Cream release their second album : ‘Disraeli Gears’ featuring ‘Strange Brew’ and ‘Sunshine of Your Love’ (1967)

Cream's 'Disraeli Gears' feat. 'Strange Brew' & 'Sunshine of Your Love' is their second album released on November 10, 1967 by Reaction.1 . Sunshine Of Your Love 2 . Sunshine Of Your Love 3 . We're Going Wrong (25th November, 1967) 4 . Strange Brew Documentary (Part 1 Of 4) 5 . Strange Brew Documentary (Part 2 Of 4) 6 . Strange Brew Documentary (Part 3 Of 4) 7 . Strange Brew Documentary…

We remember Jack Bruce. ‘Big Bass Man’

This day (October 25, 2014), in Suffolk, died Jack Bruce an English vocalist, bass guitarist and founding member of Cream.Tracklist : 1 . Spectrum Road Featuring Jack Bruce, Cindy Blackman Santana, Vernon Reid And John Medeski. 2 . Born Under A Bad Sign (2011) 3 . w/ Joe Bonamassa – Midnight Blues 4 . Live On Later With Jools Holland 5 . w/ Gary Moore – White Room (1998) 6 . w/ Peter Frampton…

This month In ’60s Throwback’ 08/12

Creedence Clearwater Revival, John Mayall, & The Bluesbreakers, The Who, Jack Bruce, Blind Faith, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Jefferson Airplane, The Byrds, Big Brother & The Holding Company, Deep Purple, Yes, Taste

Polydor publish Cream’s ‘Wheels of Fire,’ a double album featuring ‘White Room’ and ‘Crossroads’ (1968)

Cream's 'Wheels of Fire' is a double (a studio and a live) album produced by Felix Pappalardi and released in July 1968 by Polydor Atco.Track Listing : 1.White Room (Jack Bruce, Pete Brown) - 04:58 . 2.Sitting On Top Of The World (Walter Vinson, Lonnie Chatmon, Chester Burnett) - 04:58 . 3.Passing The Time (Ginger Baker, Mike Taylor) - 04:37 . 4.As You Said (Jack Bruce, Pete Brown) - 04:20 .…

Blind Faith debuts at Hyde Park (1969)

June 7, 1969 - brand new super-group Blind Faith - that is Eric Clapton (gtr), Ginger Baker (drms), Steve Winwood (kb) and Ric Grech (bs) - is to debut at free concert in Hyde Park, London (UK)

Happy Birthday Steve Winwood

May 12, 1948 - Steve Winwood, English singer and musician, member of The Spencer Davis Group, Traffic and Blind Faith is 73. Happy Birthday Sir"Live from Madison Square Garden" by Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood is a live album released on May 19, 2009. >>"The London Howlin' Wolf Sessions" is an album recorded with Eric Clapton, Steve Winwood, Charlie Watts and Bill Wyman on May 2–7, 1970.…

Reunited Cream start the recording of ‘Royal Albert Hall London’ (2005)

Cream's 'Royal Albert Hall London' is the live album of their reunion recorded on May 2, 3, 5and 6, 2005 and released on October 4, 2005 By Reprise.Track Listing : 1.I'M So Glad (Skip James) - 06:18 . 2.Spoonful (Willie Dixon) - 07:29 . 3.Outside Woman Blues (Blind Joe Reynolds) - 04:33 . 4.Pressed Rat And Warthog (Ginger Baker, Mike Taylor) - 03:21 . 5.Sleepy Time Time 1 (Jack Bruce, Janet…

Happy Birthday to Bill Frisell. ‘Happy Bill Day’

This day ( March 18, 1951), in Baltimore, Maryland, is born William Richard 'Bill' Frisell, an American guitarist.Tracklist : What The World Needs Now (2020) . Goldfinger (2018) . Ramblin’ Round & Pastures Of Plenty (2016) . Surfer Girl (2014) . w/ Chick Corea – It Could Happen To You (2013) . Come Together (2012) . Just Like A Woman (2006) . Cluck Old Hen (2002) . w/ Ron Carter – (2002) .…

Cream release their fourth and final studio album : ‘Goodbye’ featuring ‘I’m So Glad,’ ‘Sitting on Top of the World’ and ‘Badge’ (1969)

Cream's 'Goodbye' is their fourth and final original studio album released on February 5, 1969 by Polydor.Track Listing : 1.I'M So Glad (Skip James) - 09:11 . 2.Politician (Jack Bruce, Pete Brown) - 06:19 . 3.Sitting On Top Of The World (Walter Vinson, Lonnie Chatmon, Chester Burnett) - 05:01 . 4.Badge (Eric Clapton', George Harrison) - 02:45 . 5.Doing That Scrapyard Thing (Jack Bruce, Pete Brown)…

Cream are inducted (1993)

January 12, 1993 - English band Cream - that is Eric Clapton (g), Jack Bruce (b) and Ginger Baker (d) - are inducted at the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. The "Ceremony" takes place at the Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles, California

Cream release their debut album : ‘Fresh Cream’ featuring ‘Spoonful,’ ‘I’m So Glad’ and ‘Toad’ (1966)

Cream's 'Fresh Cream' is their debut studio album released on December 9, 1966 as both a mono and stereo version by Reaction Records .1 . Cream 2 . Sleepy Time (Royal Albert Hall 2005) 3 . Four Until Late (w/ Eric Clapton, 09/13/95, Philadelphia) 4 . I'm So Glad (New York, 1967) 5 . I'm So Glad (Reunion 2005, Royal Albert Hall) 6 . Toad (Farewell Concert) 7 . Toad (2005, Cream Reunion )…

Sympathy For The Devil

Starting and ending with 'Sympathy For The Devil' made famous by The Rolling Stones, we made a playlist powered by Hittin'Around. It has David Bowie, Bryan Ferry, Brian Poole, Steve Rowland And The Family Dogg and many more.

A New Year, Baby et al

From 'You're The First The Last My Everything' to 'So What's New' , we have mixed 17 'Jazz, Latin and Soul' tunes around the theme of 'Anything New And First'. It has Lionel Hampton, Omara Portuondo, Ethel Waters, Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass and many more.