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Ginger Baker’s Airforce

Their self-titled double live album (recorded at the Royal Albert Hall) was recorded in 1970 and featured Steve Winwood, Ric Grech and Chris Wood of Traffic, Harold McNair, Denny Laine, Graham Bond and other notables. Sounds promising, yes?


The chap who wrote the dreary sleeve notes heard “an astonishingly tight performance . . . the extended jams [possessing] a surprising direction and sense of purpose”. You’ll hear a lumpen aimless racket.

Ginger Baker
Drums, percussion, vocals
Denny Laine
Guitars, vocals
Ric Grech
Steve Winwood
Hammond organ, bass, vocals
Graham Bond
Hammond organ, saxophone, vocals
Chris Wood
Saxophone, flute
Harold McNair
Saxophone, flute
Bud Beadle
Jeanette Jacobs
Remi Kabaka
Phil Seamen