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Booker, James

LC control no.n 83176124
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Personal name headingBooker, James
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Variant(s)Booker, Little
Birth date1939-12-17
Death date1983-11-08
Place of birthNew Orleans, La.
Place of deathNew Orleans, La.
Profession or occupationPianists Singers
Found inHis Classified [SR] p1983: labels (James Booker) container (piano and vocals)
New Orleans piano wizard, live!, p1981: label (James Booker) container (b. 12-17-39 in New Orleans)
Encyc. of popular mus., 3rd ed. (Booker, James; b. Dec. 17, 1939, d. Nov. 8, 1983, New Orleans, La.)
The first take is the deepest [SR] p1998: container (Little Booker, vocals)
National Black Artists Festival Website, viewed July 3, 2012 (James Carroll Booker III; at age 14 recorded using name "Little Booker" for Dave Barthololmew at Imperial Records; piano player and singer)
Wikipedia, viewed July 3, 2012 (James Carroll Booker III; made his recording debut in 1954 on the Imperial label, with "Doin' the Hambone" and "Thinkin' 'Bout My Baby")
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