Ginger Baker Tribute

ginger baker tribute

On February 17, Eric Clapton and friends came together to remember Ginger Baker – and what a night it was!

ginger baker tributeIt was called the Ginger Baker Tribute – Eric Clapton had announced the benefit concert to celebrate the musical life of his “dear friend” who died at 80 on October 6, 2019. The charity event, billed as Eric Clapton & Friends: A Tribute to Ginger Baker, was held at the Eventim Apollo Hammersmith in London, U.K and joining Eric were Steve Winwood, our Ronnie, Roger Waters and Nile Rodgers, among others, as Kenney Jones, Paul Carrack and Chris Stainton on keys, Steve Gadd, Willie Weeks, Baker’s son Kofi Baker, singers Katie Kissoon and Sharon White, Sonny Emory, Henry Spinetti, and Clapton’s nephew, Will Johns.

There’s a nice docu about Ginger, too, have a look

They played 15 songs:

  1. Sunshine of Your Love
  2. Strange Brew
  3. White Room
  4. I Feel Free
  5. Tales of Brave Ulysses
  6. We’re Going Wrong
  7. Badge
  8. Blue Condition
  9. Outside Woman Blues
  10. Had to Cry Today
  11. Presence of the Lord
  12. Can’t Find My Way Home
  13. Well All Right
  14. Do What You Like
    Encore:
  15. Cross Road Blues (Crossroads)

Please also see UIMUC’s beautiful FLICKR picture collection from that evening!

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