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Bayou Maharajah: The Tragic Genius of James Booker

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20131h 30mOn: Free Services Hoopla Tags: Female Director Country: America

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 streaming with subscription on Hoopla, free on Tubi, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and 3 others. It's a biography and documentary movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 7.6 (175 votes) and was well received by critics.

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Lily Keber

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#17,041 Ranked Movie

#1253 Ranked in Music Movies

#1434 Ranked in Female Director Movies

#1845 Ranked in Movies on Hoopla

Bayou Maharajah: The Tragic Genius of James Booker has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.6 (175 votes) and was well received by critics. The movie is not very popular with Reelgood users lately.

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