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Sunday, May 4 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Booker T interviewed by Robert Gordon LIMITED

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Booker T. Jones laid the foundation for soul music. Classic Stax hits like “Green Onions,” “Hang ’Em High,” “Time Is Tight” and “Melting Pot” pushed the music’s boundaries, refined it to its essence and then injected it into the nation’s bloodstream. Not to mention backing Otis Redding, Wilson Pickett, Sam and Dave and everyone else.

Robert Gordon description: Grammy-winning writer Robert Gordon is the author of six books, producer/director of seven feature documentaries and a regular on NPR. He has focused on the American South—its music, art, and politics—to create an insider’s portrait of his home.

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Robert Gordon

Grammy Award winning writer and filmmaker Robert Gordon has focused on the American south—it’s music, art, and politics—to create an insider’s portrait of his home that is both nuanced and ribald. His first book, It Came From Memphis, careens through the 1950s, ‘60s, and ‘70s, riding shotgun with the weirdoes, winos, and midget wrestlers. In 2003, he wrote the definitive biography of blues great Muddy Waters... Read More →

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Sunday May 4, 2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Logan Thtr. Lounge