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Booker T. Jones

Booker T. Jones

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Audio interviews

Booker T. Jones (2006)

Interview by Joel Selvin, Selvin On The City, KSAN 107.7, 2006

The Booker T & The MGs mainman talks about the Stax years, working with the likes of Otis Redding and Albert King, making 'Green Onions', and on to later projects with Santana, Neil Young and Boz Scaggs.

File format: mp3; file size: 25.5mb; Interview length: 27' 5"; sound quality: *****

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Booker T. & the MGs: Soul Survivors

Retrospective and Interview by Andria Lisle, Memphis Flyer, 3 May 2007

Decades after helping create the Stax groove, no one represents the living legacy of Memphis soul quite like Booker T. & the MGs. ...

Booker T. Jones (2006) [transcript]

Audio transcript of interview by Joel Selvin, Rock's Backpages transcripts, 2006

This is a transcript of Joel's radio interview with the great M.G.s mainmain. Listen to the audio of this interview. ...

Booker T. Jones: The Road From Memphis

Review by Lloyd Bradley,, 9 May 2011

It might lack surprises, but this is solid, high-quality Booker T. fare. ...

Booker T., the Persuasions: Bottom Line, New York NY

Live Review by Vernon Gibbs, The Village Voice, 6 January 1975

Booker T. and the Persuasions: Black Folk Music ...

Crossroads Guitar Festival: Madison Square Garden, New York

Live Review by Alan Light,, April 2013

Two nights. Nine-and-a-half hours. Thirty-three guitar players (more or less). Ninety-one songs. ...

Soul, Man: The New "Black Folk"

Overview by Vernon Gibbs, Crawdaddy!, April 1975

ALL THROUGH the '60s, Booker T. and the MGs were one of the genuine oddities of soul. ...

The Stax Story (part 3): Booker T. Jones

Interview by Jim Delehant, Hit Parader, November 1967

BOOKER T. JONES was born in Memphis, Tennessee, November 12, 1944. He started playing the organ professionally at the age of fourteen. During his high ...

Booker T Jones: The King Of Stax Picks Up His Axe

Interview by Nick Coleman, Independent on Sunday, 26 April 2009

With his band the MGs, Booker T was the resident genius at one of America's great soul labels. Now, with a bit of help from ...

see also Booker T & The MGs


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