Bayou Maharajah: The Tragic Genius of James Booker
Bayou Maharajah explores the life and music of New Orleans piano legend James Booker, the man Dr. John described as "the best black, gay, one-eyed junkie piano genius New Orleans has ever produced." A brilliant pianist, his eccentricities and showmanship belied a life of struggle, prejudice, and isolation. Illustrated with never-before-seen concert footage, rare personal photos and exclusive interviews, the film paints a portrait of this overlooked genius.Bayou Maharajah: The Tragic Genius of James Booker featuring James Booker and Dr. John is free on Tubi, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, available for rent or purchase on Prime Video, and 1 other. It's a biography and musical movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 7.6 (188 votes).
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Available to watch free online (Tubi).
Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (Google Play, Prime Video & Vudu).
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#2700 Ranked in Musical Movies
#2762 Ranked in Biography Movies
#2970 Ranked in Female Director Movies
Bayou Maharajah: The Tragic Genius of James Booker has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.6 (188 votes). The movie is not very popular with Reelgood users lately.