Booker T. Jones



Booker T. Jones

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1961
Born
November 12, 1944 in Memphis
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Memphis, TN, United States
Biography
Booker T. Jones (born November 12, 1944) is a multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, record producer and arranger, best known for fronting the band, Booker T. and the MGs. Born in South Memphis, Tennessee, Jones was a child prodigy, playing the oboe, saxophone, trombone, and piano at school and serving as organist at his church. He attended Booker T. Washington High School, the alma mater of Rufus Thomas and shared the hallowed halls with future stars like Isaac Hayes's writing partner David Porter; saxophonist Andrew Love of The Memphis Horns; soul singer/songwriter William Bell and Earth, Wind, and Fire's Maurice White.
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The Road From Memphis

Down in Memphis

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Red House

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Red House

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Born Under a Bad Sign

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The Road From Memphis

Progress

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


The Runaway

The Runaway

Booker T. Jones November 6, 2013

7 Tracks

Sound the Alarm

Sound the Alarm

Booker T. Jones August 9, 2013

12 Tracks

The Road From Memphis

The Road From Memphis

Booker T. Jones May 9, 2011

11 Tracks

Potato Hole

Potato Hole

Booker T. Jones April 20, 2009

10 Tracks

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