Every Billboard Hot 100 Single 1970: #267: “Man Of Constant Sorrow”- Ginger Baker’s Air Force. Final debuting single on the charts for May 23, 1970.
- Single: “Man Of Constant Sorrow”- Ginger Baker’s Air Force
- Record Company- Atco
- Genre: Rock
- Written by- Traditional
- Time: 3:31
- B-side:”Doin’ It”
- Album- Ginger Baker’s Air Force
- Grade: B
- Peaked at #85 2 weeks in the Billboard Hot 100.
Ginger Baker born Peter Baker in 1939 in Lewisham, South London, England. Baker of course a legendary drummer best remembered for his time in the supergroup Cream. No discussion of great drummers can be made without his name coming into the conversation. Baker died last October at the age of 80. “Man Of Constant Sorrow” a traditional song best known today for the Ralph Stanley version- is sung here by former Moody Blues and future Wings member- Denny Laine. This was the only entry into the Hot 100 by Ginger Baker’s Air Force.