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Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile drummer, dies at 80

Oct. 6, 2019 1:42 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Ginger Baker, the volatile and propulsive drummer for Cream and other bands who wielded blues power and jazz finesse and helped shatter boundaries of time, tempo and style in popular music, died Sunday at age 80, his family said. With blazing eyes, orange-red hair and a temperament to match,...

'The Cold Way Home' is a heartbreaking blues song of a novel

Aug. 19, 2019 9:59 AM EDT

"The Cold Way Home: a Novel" (Minotaur Books), by Julia Keller Julia Keller's eighth yarn featuring small-town West Virginia crime fighter Bell Elkins is a heartbreaking blues song of a novel, employing beauty to evoke despair while reminding readers that even in the darkest of days, there might also be light....