Reporter Gwendolyn Thompkins profiled the in-progress documentary “Bayou Maharajah” this morning for Weekend Edition Saturday. Gwendolyn picked some really rockin’ James Booker tunes include. She opened with “Come On In The House” from Piano Wizard, Live!, one of my absolute favorites.
Interviews include film director Lily Keber, Grammy-Award winning musician (and former Booker pupil) Harry Connick, Jr., and local piano player David Torkanowsky.
Listen to the full piece here (and check out the comments! Everyone’s talking about the possible meanings of the lyrics of ‘Papa Was A Rascal’) at: