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James Booker

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January 17, 2007 A demonic showman, he could morph the most inane tune into shocking music in a manner of minutes.

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Piano player James Booker is considered a New Orleans legend.

March 31, 2012 An upcoming film examines the man many called New Orleans' best pianist in a hundred years.

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February 12, 2008 The Library of Congress will store the rare recordings of New Orleans musicians, made by WWOZ.

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Let's Make a Better World! Live in Leipzig

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  • Album: Let's Make a Better World! Live in Leipzig
  • Artist: James Booker
  • Label: Black Sun Music
  • Released: 2011
 

A Taste of Honey: Live in New Orleans 1977

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  • Album: A Taste of Honey: Live in New Orleans 1977
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