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Published: 2011/02/17

Sharon Jones, Jim James, Matt Berninger, Lou Reed Featured on New Booker T. Album

Sharon Jones, My Morning Jacket’s Jim James, guitarist Dennis Coffey, The National’s Matt Berninger and Lou Reed are among the guests featured on Booker T. Jones’ new studio album, The Road From Memphis. The disc is due May 10 on Anti- Records. The Road From Memphis was produced by Jones with The Roots’ ?uestlove and Rob Schnapf (Beck, Elliot Smith). The disc was recorded by Daptone Records founder Gabriel Roth with backing by The Roots. According to Jones’ camp, “ The Road from Memphis refers not only to Booker T.‘s journey but to the evolution of the soul music he helped invent as it traveled from Memphis to Detroit, Philadelphia and beyond.”

Here’s a look at the album’s track listing

Walking Papers
Progress (feat. Yim Yames of My Morning Jacket)
The Hive
Down In Memphis
Everything Is Everything
Rent Party
Representing Memphis (feat. Matt Berninger of The National and Sharon Jones)
The Vamp
Harlem House
The Bronx (feat. Lou Reed)

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