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Bayou Maharajah: The Tragic Genius of James Booker

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    Review: 'Bayou Maharajah: The Tragic Genius Of James Booker' An Ordinary Doc About An Extraordinary Musician

    A striking presence, wearing an eye-patch, outlandish attire and boasting a personality that could win over any crowd, it was the talent in James Booker's fingers that left audiences talking once he was finished on stage. A New Orleans institution, a prized musician among musicians, an eccentric tro...

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    Watch: 18 Trailers For FSLC's 'Sound + Vision' Series, Docs On Low, Bill Callahan, Charles Bradley, Green Day & More

    Kicking off tonight, the Film Society of Lincoln Center is hosting Sound + Vision, a week long film series featuring choice documentaries on the people behind the music. And we're talking about serious cinema here, not a revival of VH1's "Behind the Music." Ranging from the rebellious to the politic...

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    Exclusive: Poster For SXSW Rock Doc 'Bayou Maharajah: The Tragic Genius of James Booker'

    There are a lot of things to take in at SXSW -- BBQ, beer, movies and just the general vibe of Austin, Texas in the spring. But just as integral is the music. As usual, each year the SXSW Film Festival dedicates a section of their programming to movies and documentaries about music, and one that mig...

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