'Onions' for breakfast, anyone?
VIDEO: Booker T. Jones: NPR Tiny Desk Concert
Jones is synonymous with the Hammond B3. At 17, he recorded the instrument’s anthem, “Green Onions,” with his band Booker T & The MG’s. On this day at NPR, he played the song all alone — and with such joy, you’d swear he just discovered it.

'Onions' for breakfast, anyone?

VIDEO: Booker T. Jones: NPR Tiny Desk Concert

Jones is synonymous with the Hammond B3. At 17, he recorded the instrument’s anthem, “Green Onions,” with his band Booker T & The MG’s. On this day at NPR, he played the song all alone — and with such joy, you’d swear he just discovered it.

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    I had no idea he was so young when he recorded Green Onions. I had no idea he’s still so young now. All this time, I’d...
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    Love that organ…
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    This is so damn cool.
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    propers to
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    Y’all! He was 17 when he wrote “Green Onions.” 17!?!
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    BOOKER T
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    Looking forward to hosting Booker T here in Minneapolis for Rock The Garden in June.