Rolling Stone Readers Pick Best Drummers of All TimeWatch clips of the winners, including John Bonham, Neil Peart, Keith Moon and more
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9. Ginger Baker
Before John Bonham and Neil Peart there was Ginger Baker, Cream's legendary drummer who practically invented the rock drum solo. Since Cream broke up in 1968 he became deeply interested in world music (long before Peter Gabriel and Paul Simon made it fashionable), but in 2005 he reunited with Cream for concerts in London and New York. Many had written him off for dead before those shows, but as he demonstrated with his famous "Toad" solo every night, he still had the goods - even if time had slowed him down a bit.