Often regarded as one of the driving forces behind two key soul record labels, Stax and Volt, in the 1960/70's, Booker T and the MG's were both the key house band for numerous artists, and in their own right a successful and popular act, both sides of the Atlantic.
Booker T Jones received a lifetime achievement Grammy award on February 11th 2007, having already been inducted in to The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame back in 1992.
Around a year before the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction they performed this wonderful show at Slims, San Francisco, California, USA, on April 20th 1991.
This is a soundboard copy of the show and includes many of their enduring classics.
The set list is as follows:
02 Green Onions
03 Melting Pot
04 Band Introductions
06 Soul Limbo
10 The New Song
11 Born Under A Bad Sign/
12 Hang Em High
13 Time Is Tight
14 crowd - encore break
15 Sittin' On The Dock Of The Bay
16 Double Or Nothin'
The band line up for this performance was:
Booker T Jones
Donald "Duck" Dunn
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Booker T & The MG's - Slims, San Francisco, CA- April 20, 1991
If you love this music then visit Booker T Jones official site HERE which includes some music purchase options.