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James Booker

James Booker has been played on NTS in shows including Jim-E Stack, featured first on 6 September 2017. Songs played include Feel So Bad.

James Carroll Booker III (December 17, 1939 – November 8, 1983) was a New Orleans rhythm and blues pianist, organ player and singer, born in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. Booker's unique style combined rhythm and blues with jazz standards. Musician Dr. John described Booker as “the best black, gay, one-eyed junkie piano genius New Orleans has ever produced.”

Booker was the son and grandson of Baptist ministers, both of whom played the piano. He spent most of his childhood on the…

Feel So Bad
James Booker
DJM Records1995
Feel So Bad
James BookerDJM Records1995