Booker T. Jones

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Booker T Jones explained : “The first song on the album is ‘Cause I Love You.’ And that was my first recording experience. It was the first time I was in a recording studio - playing baritone sax for Rufus and Carla Thomas,” External link

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Booker T Jones said : “I remember when I got out there and I first met Stephen Stills and Graham Nash and those were some of the things that had kind of been lurking in my musical head back in Memphis that I maybe put on the shelf - song types that I didn’t write. I wrote a few of them with Otis - he was one of the more rock thinking musicians at Stax and so was Eddie Floyd - but most of the Stax and Memphis retinue was R&B,” External link

forbes Wednesday, December 11, 2019 7:37:00 AM EAT

Booker T Jones said : “The name of the game is creativity. And creating new out of the old is one of the hallmarks of creativity - hearing an old song in a new way, I think, is wonderful,” External link

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Booker T Jones said : “America goes through its changes. It’s so hard to make change in America. But there it was in real life there at Monterey. There were people who weren’t paying for their meals in restaurants. And that was OK. There were people who were staying in other people’s hotel rooms. And that was OK. There were people who were smoking marijuana in the street. And that was OK. And people were being nice to each other. They were saying hello,” External link

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Booker T Jones says : “I started writing to practice writing lyrics there, in my spare time,” “And of course, walking around the city and trying to draw out some experiences there for songwriting purposes” External link

suntimes Wednesday, November 13, 2019 10:39:00 PM EAT

Booker T Jones says : “I started to read a few memoirs of my contemporaries and started to think, well, maybe it’s a good idea to put some of my experience down, maybe to help along some young musicians who are having [to make] the same types of decisions that I was,” “Whether to continue to study or whether to go on the road. It’s hard to know exactly what to do if you’re a young musician… I remember [my mother] telling me to always try to work with young musicians and inspire them” External link

suntimes Wednesday, November 13, 2019 10:39:00 PM EAT

Booker T Jones says : “I feel gratified by it, both as a composer and as a fan,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, November 13, 2019 10:39:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
musician88.89%EN11/19/201619/11/2016
pianist5.56%EN01/04/201304/01/2013
leader5.56%EN12/12/201212/12/2012
Names Lang Count
Booker T. JonesEN67.74%
Booker T JonesEN22.58%
Booker T. JonesFR9.68%


 
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Booker T. Jones

Last updated on 2013-11-13T06:06+0300.

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Booker T Jones explained : “The first song on the album is ‘Cause I Love You.’ And that was my first recording experience. It was the first time I was in a recording studio - playing baritone sax for Rufus and Carla Thomas,” External link

forbes Wednesday, December 11, 2019 7:37:00 AM EAT

Booker T Jones said : “I remember when I got out there and I first met Stephen Stills and Graham Nash and those were some of the things that had kind of been lurking in my musical head back in Memphis that I maybe put on the shelf - song types that I didn’t write. I wrote a few of them with Otis - he was one of the more rock thinking musicians at Stax and so was Eddie Floyd - but most of the Stax and Memphis retinue was R&amp;B,” External link

forbes Wednesday, December 11, 2019 7:37:00 AM EAT

Booker T Jones said : “The name of the game is creativity. And creating new out of the old is one of the hallmarks of creativity - hearing an old song in a new way, I think, is wonderful,” External link

forbes Wednesday, December 11, 2019 7:37:00 AM EAT

Booker T Jones said : “America goes through its changes. It’s so hard to make change in America. But there it was in real life there at Monterey. There were people who weren’t paying for their meals in restaurants. And that was OK. There were people who were staying in other people’s hotel rooms. And that was OK. There were people who were smoking marijuana in the street. And that was OK. And people were being nice to each other. They were saying hello,” External link

forbes Wednesday, December 11, 2019 7:37:00 AM EAT

Booker T Jones says : “I started writing to practice writing lyrics there, in my spare time,” “And of course, walking around the city and trying to draw out some experiences there for songwriting purposes” External link

suntimes Wednesday, November 13, 2019 10:39:00 PM EAT

Booker T Jones says : “I started to read a few memoirs of my contemporaries and started to think, well, maybe it’s a good idea to put some of my experience down, maybe to help along some young musicians who are having [to make] the same types of decisions that I was,” “Whether to continue to study or whether to go on the road. It’s hard to know exactly what to do if you’re a young musician… I remember [my mother] telling me to always try to work with young musicians and inspire them” External link

suntimes Wednesday, November 13, 2019 10:39:00 PM EAT

Booker T Jones says : “I feel gratified by it, both as a composer and as a fan,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, November 13, 2019 10:39:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
musician88.89%EN11/19/201619/11/2016
pianist5.56%EN01/04/201304/01/2013
leader5.56%EN12/12/201212/12/2012
Names Lang Count
Booker T. JonesEN67.74%
Booker T JonesEN22.58%
Booker T. JonesFR9.68%


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