First Album: Booker T. Jones

First Album: Booker T. Jones

[My first album], that's gonna be back in 1960 or something. It was Ray Charles with Quincy Jones playing the organ on "One Mint Julep" from Genius + Soul = Jazz/My Kind of Jazz. And I said, "uh-oh" and that's when I went and found one [organ] and got in the studio and tried to imitate that song. I was in Satellite Records and Steve Porter was the clerk there and I didn't have any money to buy records, but he would play them for me and he played that thing and that clicked in my mind. That sound was so great.

[Published on: 2/9/09]

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DrFunkinstein Mon 2/9/2009 11:16AM
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If Booker T digs it, it must be good

GeorgieP Mon 2/9/2009 11:36AM
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And if Ray Charles was involved in it, it must be fucking fantastic.

irtimed starstarstarstarstar Mon 2/9/2009 01:24PM
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its a great song, the only words are, "Hey! ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhaaaaaaaah!!"

oh yea and "just a little bit of soul, yea" but its subtle.

Flat5 starstarstarstarstar Mon 2/9/2009 04:28PM
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haha yeah. just a little bit a soul..

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booker t and the MG's paved the road for some of

the artists we love today.. Like Karl Denson and robert walter and will bernard and galactic!!!