Ginger Baker is still hospitalized but “feeling better”

Ginger Baker is “feeling better” after being hospitalized last week. Cream‘s drummer is receiving visits from friends, family and colleagues, according to a tweet on his official profile. The news was published by his family.

Cream’s drummer was hospitalized and was in “critical condition,” but the reason was not disclosed. Baker has suffered from various health problems in recent years and in 2016 had to undergo heart surgery. In the same year, he canceled his tour for heart problems.

See the the tweet below:

In 2013 he revealed to Rolling Stone that his health was “not good” and that performing at shows exhausted him.

Life and career

Baker turned 80 last August 19th. In 2016 he underwent heart surgery and months before he had fallen into his home. We still do not know if the hospitalization has any relation with this accident.

The drummer founded Cream in 1966 alongside Eric Clapton and Jack Bruce and together released four albums including the famous Disraeli Gears. The group came to an end two years later. Baker and Clapton even played together on a few occasions while the drummer worked on his solo career.

See Ginger performing on Cream’s reunion in 2005:

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