Ginger Baker cancels tour due to “heart problems”

"Everything is off", he says

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Ginger Baker has cancelled all of his upcoming tour dates.

Rolling Stone reports that Baker broke the news on his blog writing, “Just seen doctor… big shock… no more gigs for this old drummer… everything is off… of all things I never thought it would be my heart…”

Additionally, Baker’s Facebook page reports:

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“To all fans; it is with great sadness that we announce the cancellation of all shows. Ginger’s doctor’s have insisted that he have complete rest due to diagnosis of serious heart problems. We hope you will all join with his family in wishing him well. God bless Ginger Baker.” Team Baker

Ginger Baker’s Air Force had four UK dates scheduled for April before a brief American tour in May.

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