Booker T. and the MGs

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Colorado Springs Independent
2016 Blues Under the Bridge lineupthe boundaries between funk, rock, soul and, of course, the blues. Booker T. J
2016 Blues Under the Bridge lineup
Colorado Springs Independent / Posted yesterday
the boundaries between funk, rock, soul and, of course, the blues. Booker T. Jones: Master of the Hammond B-3, leader of Booker T. and the MGs, producer of Willie Nelson's Stardust and a principal architect of the famed Memphis "Stax Sound,"... Read more
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Colorado Springs Independent
Shemekia Copeland carries on in the family traditionthe easier it becomes." Copeland's resumé, meanwhile, speaks for itself: Her s
Shemekia Copeland carries on in the family tradition
Colorado Springs Independent / Posted yesterday
the easier it becomes." Copeland's resumé, meanwhile, speaks for itself: Her sophomore album, The Soul Truth — produced by Booker T. and the MGs guitarist Steve Cropper — earned a Grammy nomination. She's opened for Albert King and the Rolling... Read more
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Colorado Springs Independent
A conversation with Booker T. Jones, Blues Under the Bridge headliner and 'Stax Sound' pioneerjust 17 when he and his fellow session players at Stax Records formed what soon
A conversation with Booker T. Jones, Blues Under the Bridge headliner and 'Stax Sound' pioneer
Colorado Springs Independent / Posted yesterday
just 17 when he and his fellow session players at Stax Records formed what soon became R&B's premier instrumental band. Booker T. and the MGs, who would perform on hundreds of recordings by soul artists ranging from Wilson Pickett to Otis... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Ann Madonia Casey: Edit story of your life while there's still time to do soPut aside your religious beliefs for a moment and entertain for the sake of sel
Ann Madonia Casey: Edit story of your life while there's still time to do so
Dallas Morning News / Posted 22 days ago
Put aside your religious beliefs for a moment and entertain for the sake of self-reflection a cinematic fantasy of the afterlife. In my imagination, the hereafter we deserve would be one we create for ourselves every breathing moment. It would be... Read more
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Salon.com
Five great live albums: From Otis Redding to Built to SpillEven after the Brexit vote, Great Britain’s NME retains much of its status as a
Five great live albums: From Otis Redding to Built to Spill
Salon.com / Posted 23 days ago
Even after the Brexit vote, Great Britain’s NME retains much of its status as a sterling guide to rock music. (Of course, we’ve yet to see how British rock music stands up to the touring difficulties likely to arrive after the divorce is complete.)... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Booker T. looks back on legendary Stax Records days at Jazz Aspen SnowmassMarcus Miller was something of a coup for Jazz Aspen founder Jim Horowitz, who
Booker T. looks back on legendary Stax Records days at Jazz Aspen Snowmass
The Aspen Times / Posted 1 months ago
Marcus Miller was something of a coup for Jazz Aspen founder Jim Horowitz, who calls it “the sleeper show of the year.” “Booker T. and the MGs were a big band, but the average fan has no idea how many songs Booker T. had his hands in,” he... Read more

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