Beware of Mr. Baker (2012)

Genres - Music  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Music History  |   Release Date - Nov 28, 2012 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 100 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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This documentary explores the life and career of drummer Ginger Baker, a well-respected musician who famously discovered Fela Kuti's Afrobeat during a trip to Nigeria. After a period of addiction and self-destruction, Baker moved to South Africa, where he remarried and cares for a number of polo ponies. Eric Clapton, Steve Winwood, and Carlos Santana are interviewed.

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addiction, drummer, musician, recluse, self-destruction, South-Africa