Booker T Jones
Sage Gateshead20 July Closing off the ninth annual Sage Summertyne weekend, Booker T Jones
arrived on stage to a warm welcome looking suitably dapper – and with minimum
fuss, got straight down to business at the keyboard of his mighty Hammond B3
Organ, fittingly raised off the stage on a pedestal. Opening a 12-song set with one of seven instrumentals, Jones reached back into
his MG’s songbook for “Hip Hug-Her” –
a 1967 album track given a contemporary touch by his ...