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Musician AL KOOPER

Musician AL KOOPER

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Musician AL KOOPER. He helped popularize the Hammond B3organ as part of rock music, performing on recordings of BobDylan, Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones, and The Who. He wasa member of the legendary Blues Project, and later foundedthe group Blood Sweat & Tears. Now he teaches at TheBerklee College of Music in Boston, and writes a monthlycolumn for EQ Magazine. His autobiography, "Backstage Passes& Backstabbing Bastards: Memoirs of a Rock 'n Roll Survivor"(Billboard Books) which was first published in 1977 has justbeen updated and reissued. (THIS INTERVIEW CONTINUES INTO THESECOND HALF OF THE SHOW).. 12:28:30 FORWARD PROMO (:29)12:29:00 I.D. BREAK (:59)12:

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