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Carter Alan’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Diary: March 17 in Classic Rock History

U2 played Boston Garden on this night in 1992. What was their most recent album at the time?


19th September 1982:  Canadian singer, songwriter and guitarist, Neil Young playing at Wembley Arena, London.  (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Carter Alan’s Rock N’ Roll Diary: February 8 in Classic Rock History

Neil Young played the Boston Garden on this night in 1991 with Crazy Horse backing him up; he also played the Garden on this night in 1973. What band backed him on the earlier visit?


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Eric Clapton: “Ginger Is An Incredible Human Being With Fantastic Potential”

“He influenced me as a drummer. But not as a person.” That’s what Free/Bad Company member Simon Kirke said about former Cream/Blind Faith skinsman Ginger Baker in the must-see documentary, Beware Of Mr. Baker, out […]


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EXCLUSIVE: Eric Clapton On Cream: ‘I Could Hold My Own’

Even if you don’t like Ginger Baker’s work in Cream and Blind Faith (among many other groups), the documentary Beware Of Mr. Baker is a compelling film.



Revealed: Ten Unanswered Questions From ‘Beware Of Mr. Baker’

Former Cream and Blind Faith member Ginger Baker is arguably the greatest drummer in rock and roll history. Another argument could be made that he’s the most difficult drummer to deal with. A new documentary, Beware […]


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Ginger Baker Movie Wins Award

“Beware Of Mr. Baker,” the new movie about Cream/Blind Faith drumming god Ginger Baker, won the South by Southwest film festival Best Documentary Jury Award in Austin last week. It’s full of artists like Eric […]


Rock Flashback: Traffic’s 1970 Album “John Barleycorn Must Die”

It happened again the other morning — my errands were delayed because I was sitting in the car listening to a song on the radio: “John Barleycorn” by [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Traffic[/lastfm], an underappreciated track from an […]


Carter’s Rock N’ Roll Diary: St. Patrick’s Day Edition

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]U2[/lastfm] played the Boston Garden on its “Zoo TV” tour on St. Patrick’s Day in 1992. Who opened the show?


Carter’s Rock N’ Roll Diary: December 21

In 1969, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Cream[/lastfm] and Blind Faith drummer Ginger Baker formed his new band named Air Force. After he released two albums where did he move?


Carter’s Rock N’ Roll Diary: November 1

It’s the birthday of the late Rick Grech, the largely unsung member of Blind Faith who played bass and violin. While the others in the band came from the bands Cream and Traffic, from which […]