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Has the relationship between yourself, Eric Clapton and Ginger Baker as players changed much over time?
"Obviously, we're a lot older, but I don't think the actual way of playing together has changed too much. [Playing together again in 2005] we all adopted the same roles that we used to. The thing about Cream was that whoever's song it was at the time was the bandleader, so if Eric was doing a song like Badge, I would step to the background, because it was his song. Then the same thing would apply if I was doing White Room, he would very much support that. So I think we still had those same roles on stage, even all of those years later."
Beware Of Mr Baker trailer
Ginger Baker has had something of a revival thanks to the recent Beware Of Mr Baker documentary. Do you feel your relationship was represented fairly in the film?
"I haven't actually seen that film. When the director of the film [Jay Bulger] asked me to do it, I said, 'I'm not really into going over all of that old stuff again. It's been done.' But he arrived at my house and said, 'I just want to show you one scene from the film.' And I think you're going to know what the scene was that he showed me - it was when he'd got his nose broken by 'Mr Baker'.
"I felt so sorry for that guy. He explained that he'd spent months living with Ginger and I thought, 'Well, it would be so unfair if I wasn't in it [after all of that]'. So I said, 'Just come in and we'll do it.' So we did it. But I don't have to watch it! I had to live it, so I don't have to watch it [laughs]. I'm fine with Ginger, he can do his 'bah humbug' or whatever is his thing at the moment. I'm fine with it - I'm cool."