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Bayou Maharajah: The Tragic Genius of James Booker

Read "Bayou Maharajah: The Tragic Genius of James Booker" reviewed by Wade Luquet


James Booker Bayou Maharajah: The Tragic Genius of James Booker Lily Keber 2013 Ask jazz fans outside of New Orleans if they have heard of James Booker and most will lean back, rub their chin and say they know they have heard the name. Unless you lived in Europe in the seventies and eighties, where he was loved--or were lucky enough to hear him or play with him in his hometown of New Orleans--the name ...


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