Ginger Baker’s Family Gives Update On The Drummer’s Health


The family of Ginger Baker have posted an update via Hennemusic on the rockers health status as he remains in hospital with a critical illness.

“UPDATE! Ginger is holding his own & thank you for all your good wishes,” shared the family via social media on September 29. “He is receiving visits from close family & very special friends.”

Baker’s worrying health status was first made public on September 25: “The Baker family are sad to announce that Ginger is critically ill in hospital. Please keep him in your prayers tonight.”

The former Cream drummer has dealt with a number of health issues in recent years. While this current condition is unknown his past ailments have included degenerative osteoarthritis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

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