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Booker T. Jones
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Background information
Born November 12, 1944 (1944-11-12) (age 76)
Memphis, Tennessee, US
Genres R&B, instrumental rock, soul, electric blues
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter, producer
Instruments Hammond organ, piano, oboe, keyboards, saxophone, vocals, trombone, guitar, bass guitar
Years active 1961–present
Labels Atlantic, Stax, Anti-
Associated acts Booker T. & the MGs, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Stephen Stills, Otis Redding, Drive By Truckers, The Mar-Keys, Rancid

Booker T. Jones (born November 12, 1944) is an American musician, songwriter, record producer and arranger. He is famous as the leader of the band Booker T. & the M.G.'s. He has also worked in recording studios with some of the highest regarded musicians of the 20th and 21st centuries, and in 2007 was given a Grammy Award for a lifetime of good work.

Albums

  • Green Onions (1962)
  • I Want You (1981)
  • Potato Hole (2009)

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