Resurrection of the Bayou Maharajah: Live at the Maple Leaf Bar ()

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Resurrection of the Bayou Maharajah: Live at the Maple Leaf Bar - James Booker
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  1. Medley: Slow Down/Bony Maronie/Knock on Wood/I Heard It Through the Gra
  2. Medley: Tico Tico/Papa Was a Rascal
  3. Medley: Lawdy Miss Clawdy/Ballad at the Maple Leaf
  4. Minute Waltz
  5. All by Myself
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  1. Medley: Slow Down/Bony Maronie/Knock on Wood/I Heard It Through the Gra
  2. Medley: Tico Tico/Papa Was a Rascal
  3. Medley: Lawdy Miss Clawdy/Ballad at the Maple Leaf
  4. Minute Waltz
  5. All by Myself
  6. Save Your Love for Me
  7. Junco Partner
  8. St. James Infirmary
  9. Gitanarias
  10. Medley: Life/Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee/It Should Have Been Me
  11. Medley: Pop's Dilemma/Irene Goodnight
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For a man of such talent and influence, New Orleans piano legend James Booker is amazingly under-recorded. This disc and its partner (Spiders on the Keys) offer up some measure of what the folks of the Big Easy might have heard if they caught Booker on one of his "on" nights (he was a known drug user and inconsistent in his playing). He is at his best here (recorded at the Maple Leaf between 1972-1982), focused and intense in his playing, wildly passionate on both keyboards and vocals. Some songs are repeated on the ...

Resurrection of the Bayou Maharajah: Live at the Maple Leaf Bar 1993, Rounder

UPC: 011661211827

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