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Booker T. Jones

Booker T. Jones

American musician
Producer, arranger, and keyboard player who anchored the Stax Records house band and led Booker T. & the MG's.
BornNovember 12, 1944
HometownMemphis, Tennessee, United States
Net worth$5 million
SpouseNanine Warhurst Jones
ChildrenBrian Jones, Olivia Jones, Booker T. Jones III, Cicely Jones, Michael Jones, Matthew Jones, Teddy Jones, Lonnie Jones
ParentsBooker T. Jones, Sr
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Top Stories

The Black Keys Unveil New Single “I Forgot to Be Your Lover”: Stream

  • Originally written by William Bell and Booker T. Jones, the song serves as the second preview of The Black Keys' new album, Ohio Players. The Black Keys Unveil New Single “I Forgot to Be Your Lover”: Stream Jo Vito

Videos

Soul Music Luminary Booker T. Jones on His Extraordinary Career and Latest Work with Stax Music Academy

Soul music luminary Booker T. Jones stopped by the LifeMinute Studios last month. The legendary artist was in town with students from the Stax Music Academy and its Executive Director Pat Mitchell Worley for a special performance at Lincoln Center. The Stax Music Academy after-school and summer music programs keep the flame of Stax Records alive with today's youth. The institute also provides professional and mental wellness counseling to its families. It's the only music institute in the world focusing on the musical art form created at Stax in the 1960s and 70s. Booker T. also regaled us with stories from his more than seven decades in the music industry and the iconic Stax Records, and working with other musical greats such as Otis Redding, Isaac Hayes, the Staple Singers, Sam & Dave, Willie Nelson, and hundreds more. This is a LifeMinute with Booker T. Jones.
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Albums

Representing Memphis
Representing Memphis
2011
Warped Sister
Warped Sister
2009
What a Wonderful World
What a Wonderful World
2007
Runaway
Runaway
1989
I Want You
I Want You
1981
Evergreen
Evergreen
1974
Green Onions [De Novo, Pt. 2]
Green Onions [De Novo, Pt. 2]
2023
Green Onions [De Novo, Pt. 1]
Green Onions [De Novo, Pt. 1]
2023
Green Onions (Cebollas Verdes Cut)
Green Onions (Cebollas Verdes Cut)
2022
Note by Note
Note by Note
2019
Sound the Alarm
Sound the Alarm
2013
Road from Memphis
Road from Memphis
2011
Potato Hole
Potato Hole
2009
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