JAMES BOOKER

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Troubled genius James Carroll Booker III first became known as a New Orleans soul r&b organist and later established a reputation as one of the most exciting, mercurial players in a long line of legendary piano professors. Booker and Professor Longhair are the soul of New Orleans expressing through thier pianos the joy and pain of life in one of America's greatest but poorest cities. In the post-Second World War era, the city's working class poor, mixed Irish descent dockworkers from New York and Creoles worked side by side on the docks of the then second-largest port in the U.S. Booker seemed to reach long back in the lexicon of piano men but added delicate subtle and fanciful artistry of his own to create a body of creative work which is still being explored by younger musicians.

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The Piano Prince of New OrleansThe Piano Prince of New Orleans
Black Sun Music 2019
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At Onkel Po's Carnegie Hall Hamburg 1976 1At Onkel Po's Carnegie Hall Hamburg 1976 1
Jazzline 2019
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James Booker: Classified Remixed & ExpandedJames Booker: Classified Remixed & Expanded
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Rounder 2013
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King of the New Orleans KeyboardKing of the New Orleans Keyboard
Jsp Records 2012
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Resurrection Of The Bayou Maharajah: LiveResurrection Of The Bayou Maharajah: Live
Rounder 1998
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New Orleans Piano Wizard: Live!New Orleans Piano Wizard: Live!
Rounder 1998
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The Lost Paramount TapesThe Lost Paramount Tapes
CD Baby 2016
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JAMES BOOKER Junco Partner album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Junco Partner
RnB 1976
JAMES BOOKER Classified album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Classified
RnB 1982
JAMES BOOKER 4.50 | 1 ratings
"The Lost Paramount Tapes"
RnB 1995

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JAMES BOOKER The Piano Prince From New Orleans album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Piano Prince From New Orleans
RnB 1976
JAMES BOOKER 'live!' (aka New Orleans Piano Wizard: Live!) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
'live!' (aka New Orleans Piano Wizard: Live!)
RnB 1978
JAMES BOOKER Blues & Ragtime From New Orleans album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blues & Ragtime From New Orleans
RnB 1980
JAMES BOOKER Mr. Mystery album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mr. Mystery
RnB 1984
JAMES BOOKER King of the New Orleans Keyboard album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
King of the New Orleans Keyboard
RnB 1984
JAMES BOOKER King Of The New Orleans Keyboard Volume Two album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
King Of The New Orleans Keyboard Volume Two
RnB 1985
JAMES BOOKER Let's Make A Better World! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Let's Make A Better World!
RnB 1991
JAMES BOOKER Spider on the Keys album cover 5.00 | 1 ratings
Spider on the Keys
RnB 1993
JAMES BOOKER Resurrection of the Bayou Maharajah album cover 5.00 | 1 ratings
Resurrection of the Bayou Maharajah
RnB 1993
JAMES BOOKER A Taste Of Honey album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Taste Of Honey
RnB 2000
JAMES BOOKER United Our Thing Will Stand album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
United Our Thing Will Stand
RnB 2004
JAMES BOOKER Manchester '77 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Manchester '77
RnB 2008
JAMES BOOKER Gonzo: James Booker Live 1976 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gonzo: James Booker Live 1976
RnB 2014
JAMES BOOKER Live From Belle Vue album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live From Belle Vue
RnB 2015
JAMES BOOKER At Onkel Po's Carnegie Hall, Hamburg 1976 Vol.1 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
At Onkel Po's Carnegie Hall, Hamburg 1976 Vol.1
RnB 2019

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JAMES BOOKER Gonzo: More Than All the 45s, Rare and Previously Unreissued Recordings 1954-1962 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gonzo: More Than All the 45s, Rare and Previously Unreissued Recordings 1954-1962
RnB 1996
JAMES BOOKER The Blues Collection 79: New Orleans Keyboard King album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Blues Collection 79: New Orleans Keyboard King
RnB 1996
JAMES BOOKER Classified: Remixed And Expanded album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Classified: Remixed And Expanded
RnB 2013

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