Beware of Mr. Baker, the 2012 documentary focusing on Cream/Blind Faith drummer Ginger Baker, will open in select theaters across the U.S. on January 25. The movie, which takes a candid and in-depth look at the turbulent life of the influential musician, had its world premiere last March at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas.
The film features new interviews with Baker conducted at his ranch in South Africa, as well as conversations with an impressive variety of collaborators and fellow rock luminaries, including his Cream band mates Eric Clapton and Jack Bruce, Steve Winwood, Carlos Santana, The Rolling Stones‘ Charlie Watts, Pink Floyd‘s Nick Mason, Black Sabbath‘s Bill Ward, The Police‘s Stewart Copeland, Rush‘s Neil Peart, Bad Company‘s Simon Kirke, The E Street Band‘s Max Weinberg, The Ramones‘ Marky Ramone, and Johnny Rotten.
Beware of Mr. Baker also includes a wide variety of archival footage of the drum legend performing with his various musical projects, and interviews with members of his family. To find out the locations of the upcoming screenings, visit the movie’s official Facebook page.
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