Booker T. Jones: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

I’m working on a post remembering Donald “Duck” Dunn, legendary Stax bassist who passed away on Sunday. Dunn played for years with Booker T & The MGs; they were the house band at Stax in Memphis. In looking for videos, I found this great one of Booker T playing at NPR. The Hammond B3 sounds glorious:

Excellent audio engineering. And he was 17 when he recorded “Green Onions”! I was just trying to make out all the time at 17. And play some music, but at that time, making out edged music out of the way.

Via: Booker T. Jones: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert – YouTube

  • hgoemans

    1) How I would have loved to be in that room. 2) What I would give to be in that room, with Donny Hathaway across from Booker T., both of them playing around …. If only …

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