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Beware of Mr. Baker (2012)

Directed by Jay Bulger

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Overview

Ginger Baker is known for playing in Cream and Blind Faith, but the world’s greatest drummer didn’t hit his stride until 1972, when he arrived in Nigeria and discovered Fela Kuti’s Afrobeat. After leaving Nigeria, Ginger returned to his pattern of drug-induced self-destruction, and countless groundbreaking musical works, eventually settling in South Africa, where the 73-year-old lives with his young bride and 39 polo ponies. This documentary includes interviews with Eric Clapton, Steve Winwood, Carlos Santana and more. Beware of Mr. Baker! With every smash of the drum is a man smashing his way through life.

Rated NR | Length 100 minutes

Actors

Charlie Watts | Eric Clapton | Stewart Copeland | Steve Winwood | Lars Ulrich | John Lydon | Marky Ramone | Neil Peart | Chad Smith | Hank Williams III | Nick Mason | Carlos Santana | Jack Bruce | Ginger Baker | Mickey Hart | Carmine Appice | Jon Hiseman | Jay Bulger | Bob Adcock | Tony Allen | Ginette Baker | Bernie Worrell | Bill Ward | Bonnie Bramlett | Brian Auger | Mick Rock | Remi Kabaka | Elizabeth Finch | Fito De la Parra | Kofi Baker | Leda Baker | Malcolm Cecil | Simon Kirke