Ginger Baker was born in Lewisham, London in 1939 and brought up along with his sister and cousin by his mother and aunt. After forging his reputation on the London jazz scene, he found phenomenal success by forming Cream with Jack Bruce and Eric Clapton in 1966. Ginger lives in South Africa, where he is an avid correpsondent to the letters pages of various polo publications.
"Like a Ginger Baker drum solo, this unique autobiography is an
exhilarating adrenalin rush of drama and excitement." --Record
"Instant classic memoir." --Mojo