Watch Eric Clapton and Roger Waters pay tribute to Ginger Baker
The concert also featured guests such as Nile Rogers, Ron Wood and More.
Paying tribute to Cream’s late drummer Ginger Baker, Eric Clapton brought together a star-studded lineup for a show at the Hammersmith Apollo.
The setlist covered songs from throughout Cream and Blind Faith’s career, but of course, kicked off with a performance of Sunshine of Your Love. Take a look at Clapton, along with bassist Roger Waters, performing the song above.
Speaking to the crowd, Clapton introduced the memorial gig: “I called him Peter Edward,” he said, “I think he’s here somewhere and he’ll be playing music for you tonight and we’re going to help him along. He was a scoundrel, but I loved him and he loved me and that was that. I saw some people get the rough edge of his tongue, but I never did and I feel blessed. That’s why I’m doing this. I miss him.”
Other guests present included Roger Waters, Nile Rodgers, Ron Wood, Steve Winwood and Paul Carrack, along with Ginger Baker’s son Kofi Baker. Other than a brief reunion tour this is the first time Clapton has played many Cream songs in quite a while. Some more of the guest-packed performances are below, including Can’t Find My Way Home and White Room.
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