James Booker
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Baby Face
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Classified
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Professor Longhair Medley: Bald Head / Tipitina
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All Around The World
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Lawdy Miss Clawdy

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Certainly one of the most flamboyant New Orleans pianists in recent memory, James Carroll Booker III was a major influence on the local rhythm & blues scene in the '50s and '60s. Booker's training included classical instruction until age 12, by which time he had already begun to gain recognition as a blues and gospel organist on radio station WMRY every Sunday. By the time he was out of high school he had recorded on several occasions, including his own first release, "Doing the... Read more

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