UPDATE: A.O. Scott at NYT reviews the film today. Ginger does not like Mick Jagger and more.
Earlier: NYT with a piece just out on wild new doc opening in the city next week profiling former Cream drummer and legendary bad guy Ginger Baker--who, amazingly is still alive, once beating out Keith Richard in a vote of stars least likely to survive the 1970s. It seems Ginger broke the director's nose during filming. Yes, I still resent Ginger for being most responsible for the long ago cult of the lengthy rock "drum solo." I did see him live once, playing with Blind Faith. Well, like Keith Moon, it was hard to keep your eyes off him. Anyway, the trailer, opening with Johnny Rotten:
Saturday, November 24, 2012
One Ginger the 'South Park' Crew Might Like
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