The legendary Booker T. Jones joins Noise11 iHeartRadio this week to share stories about his half-century in music.
Booker T. was 16 years old when he made his first record and shortly after formed iconic soul group Booker T. & The MGs. He produced Bill Withers debut album and later brought Willie Nelson back from obscurity with the album ‘Stardust’.
Booker T & The MG’s backed Neil Young on the ‘Are You Passionate’ album. His most recent albums feature Gary Clark Jr as well as the late Lou Reed and Sharon Jones.
Listen to the Booker T. Jones story ahead of his Bluesfest show and Australian sideshows this week at Noise11 iHeartRadio.
There is also new music from supergroup QSP featuring Suzi Quatro, Andy Scott of Sweet and Don Powell of Slade, new songs from Bruno Mars and James Blunt and future classic Australian songs for Amy Shark and Tash Sultana.
Noise11 iHeartRadio playlist for 3-9 February 2017
The Rolling Stones – Everybody Knows A Good Thing
Eric Clapton – Further On Up The Road (from live in San Diego)
Asia – Heat of the Moment
QSP – Late Nights Early Flights
Slade – Darling Be Home Soon
Tash Sultana – Jungle
Patti Smith – Gloria
Amy Shark – Adore
Booker T Jones interview 1
Booker T & The MGs – Green Onions
Booker T & The MGs – Time Is Tight
Booker T Jones interview 2
Bill Withers – Ain’t No Sunshine
Willie Nelson – Blue Skies
Booker T Jones interview 3
Neil Young – Are You Passionate
Booker T – Sound The Alarm
Booker T Jones interview 4
John Farnham & Jimmy Barnes – When Something Is Wrong With My Baby
The Black Sorrows – Raise Your Hands
Midnight Oil – The Dead Heart
James Blunt – Love Me Better
Bruno Mars – That’s What I Like
Major Lazer – Run Up