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VMP James Booker The Lost Paramount Tapes Eyes Open Project

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James Booker - The Lost Paramount Tapes

James Booker - The Lost Paramount Tapes



James Booker was one of America’s most stunning piano players. He was born, and died, in New Orleans, and in his 43 short years created an approach to the piano that has not been matched since. His music defies classification. It’s not exactly the blues, it’s not exactly jazz, it’s not R&B, it’s not classical; it’s a synthesis of all those. In a rare alignment of some forces that could never possibly be replicated, The Lost Paramount Tapes features James Booker leading a band comprised of New Orleans’ greatest underground monster musicians recording overnight in a studio after playing a gig. In Los Angeles. In 1973.


VMP Exclusive Pressing

Black 1LP Pressing
Listening Notes Booklet By Lily Keber
Foil Stamped
180g 33 1/3 RPM
Label: Independent (1997)

Pressed in Europe by GZ Vinyl

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