Exclusive! Watch one of Ginger Baker’s final studio sessions

The all-star 'Cream Acoustic' band play "Sweet Wine", from 1966's Fresh Cream

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The final project Ginger Baker played on before he passed away last month was an album and DVD of Cream reworkings going under the working title of Cream Acoustic.

The project was put together by record label QVR with the help of Cream lyricist Pete Brown. As well as Baker and Brown, it features Jack Bruce’s son Malcolm alongside an all-star cast which includes Bobby Rush, Joe Bonamassa, Maggie Bell, Bernie Marsden, Clem Clempson and Pee Wee Ellis.

Below, you can see Ginger Baker playing on a new version of Cream’s 1966’s song “Sweet Wine”, alongside Nathan James, Bernie Marsden, Mo Nazam, Malcolm Bruce, Abass Dodoo, Pee Wee Ellis and Henry Lowther.

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Cream Acoustic is due out early in 2020 on QVR. You can read an obituary of Ginger Baker, with a contribution from Pete Brown, in the new issue of Uncut – details here.

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