'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.
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...
Love that organ…
This is so damn cool.
Y’all! He was 17 when he wrote “Green Onions.” 17!?!
Looking forward to hosting Booker T here in Minneapolis for Rock The Garden in June.