Happy Birthday Booker T. Jones

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    Happy birthday to Booker T. Jones, born November 12, 1944.

    As the leader of Booker T and MG's, Booker T was the heart and soul of the Stax sound of the 60s. Not only did he have huge smashes like "Green Onions," he played on countless hits of other artists of the era. And later he went on to produce a number of other artists, including Bill Withers, Priscilla Coolidge, and Willie Nelson.

    He has also shown his adeptness at other musical stylisBooker T continues to record. 

    Jones was inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1992, and in 2007 was honored with both a Grammy Award for Lifetime Achievement and an induction into the Musicians Hall of Fame.

    Happy birthday to Booker T. Jones, born November 12, 1944.

    As the leader of Booker T and MG's, Booker T was the heart and soul of the Stax sound of the 60s. Not only did he have huge smashes like "Green Onions," he played on countless hits of other artists of the era. And later he went on to produce a number of other artists, including Bill Withers, Priscilla Coolidge, and Willie Nelson.

    He has also shown his adeptness at other musical stylisBooker T continues to record. 

    Jones was inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1992, and in 2007 was honored with both a Grammy Award for Lifetime Achievement and an induction into the Musicians Hall of Fame.

     
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