The Road From Memphis

BOOKER T. JONES The Road From Memphis (2011 UK 11-track CD album - Produced by Booker, Questlove [The Roots] and Rob Schnapf [Beck, Elliott Smith], 'The Road from Memphis' starts with a young Booker T Jones hauling his stack of newspapers to Phineas Newborn's front yard where, while folding them for his after-school delivery route, he could listen to the jazz great practice piano. It ends with Booker and The Roots roaring through a set of both timeless & contemporary originals and propulsive covers of Gnarls Barkley's 'Crazy' and Lauren Hill's 'Everything Is Everything'. Along for the ride are vocalists Matt Berninger [The National], Yim Yames [My Morning Jacket], Sharon Jones, Lou Reed, and Booker himself, telling the story of how the funk / soul sound that Booker helped invent spiralled out from Memphis, touching The Roots' hometown of Philadelphia, New York and Detroit. Complete with sleevenotes including Memphis memories by Booker, alongside an essay by Grammy-winning writer Robert Gordon on Booker's place in Memphis music history)

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Release Date 9th May 2011
Release Year 2011 - 8 years ago
Condition Unless stated otherwise in the description above, all items are in at least excellent condition - so please read our descriptions carefully. We try to sell items as close to Mint condition as possible, and many will indeed be close to brand new and/or unplayed. Others may be 'used' - and all will meet our strict grading and are 100% guaranteed.
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Format CD album (CDLP)
Record Label Anti
Complete Stock List Go to Booker T. & The M.G.'s
Product Catalogue No 271012
Music Genre
Country Comes from UK Comes from 'UK'
 
Tracklisting & More Information

1. Walking Papers
2. Crazy
3. Progress - featuring Yim Yames of My Morning Jacket
4. The Hive
5. Down In Memphis - featuring Booker T on vocals
6. Everything Is Everything
7. Rent Party
8. Representing Memphis - featuring Matt Berninger and Sharon Jones
9. The Vamp
10. Harlem House
11. The Bronx - featuring Lou Reed

CD ALBUM  
Recording Artist Booker T. & The M.G.'s
Product Title The Road From Memphis
Product Information Booker T. & The M.G.'s The Road From Memphis UK CD album (CDLP).
Language All tracks are sung in English, unless otherwise stated in our description.
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Artists Related To Steve Cropper
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