Booker T. Jones

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Booker T. Jones
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Background information
Born (1944-11-12) November 12, 1944 (age 75)
Memphis, Tennessee, US
GenresR&B, instrumental rock, soul, electric blues
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter, producer
InstrumentsHammond organ, piano, oboe, keyboards, saxophone, vocals, trombone, guitar, bass guitar
Years active1961–present
LabelsAtlantic, Stax, Anti-
Associated actsBooker T. & the MGs, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Stephen Stills, Otis Redding, Drive By Truckers, The Mar-Keys, Rancid
Websitebookert.com

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.[1]

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  1. "BBC News: Entertainment: The Doors celebrate Grammy honour". BBC. 2007-02-11. Retrieved 2011-02-19.

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