Booker T. Jones http://www.kunc.org en Stax Bassist Duck Dunn Remembered In Memphis http://www.kunc.org/post/stax-bassist-duck-dunn-remembered-memphis <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U-7QSMyz5rg</p> Mon, 14 May 2012 20:05:00 +0000 27260 at http://www.kunc.org Stax Bassist Duck Dunn Remembered In Memphis What We're Listening To: Feist, Laura Marling & Booker T http://www.kunc.org/post/what-were-listening-feist-laura-marling-booker-t <p>Sometimes the videos that come out surrounding the release &amp; promotion of a new album are better than the album. In other cases they just refine the visual aspects of the album. That&#39;s true this week with two from Feist &amp; Laura Marling as well as a Tiny Desk Concert from the legendary Booker T.</p><p> Sat, 22 Oct 2011 17:01:30 +0000 Jim Hill 16478 at http://www.kunc.org What We're Listening To: Feist, Laura Marling & Booker T Booker T. Jones: Back To Memphis http://www.kunc.org/post/booker-t-jones-back-memphis <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=15802310" target="_blank">Otis Redding</a>'s 1966 recording of "Try a Little Tenderness" is an American classic, but not just because of Redding's spirited vocals. Backing him up on that song are Booker T. and the MGs, who produced countless soul hits in 1960s Memphis as the house band for Stax Records. Decades later, bandleader <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/16108454/booker-t-jones" target="_blank">Booker T. Thu, 05 May 2011 22:08:00 +0000 NPR Staff 7591 at http://www.kunc.org Booker T. Jones: Back To Memphis Booker T. Jones: Tiny Desk Concert http://www.kunc.org/post/booker-t-jones-tiny-desk-concert I'm pretty sure this is the coolest thing we've ever done behind the Tiny Desk. There was a bit of furniture-moving and finagling, but when all the heavy lifting was done, there it was: A Hammond B3 organ and its sturdy wooden Leslie speaker cabinet sat waiting for its star performer, <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/16108454/booker-t-jones" target="_self">Booker T. Jones</a>.<p>Jones is synonymous with the Hammond B3. Mon, 02 May 2011 13:00:00 +0000 Bob Boilen 22305 at http://www.kunc.org Booker T. Jones: Tiny Desk Concert