James Hooker

Born: July 20, 1948 Winnesboro, SC

Lived in Florence, AL

Hooker was a session man in Memphis and Muscle Shoals recording studios during the late 60s and70s.  In 1975 he joined The Amazing Rhythm Aces at piano and toured and recorded with the group until their breakup in the early 80s.  After touring with Steve Winwood for a year, Hooker went to work with Nanci Griffith and her folk/country band.

Source: Alabama Music Hall of Fame

My PlaylistPhoto of James Hooker

Hanging Out With the Boys, James HookerSlow Boat to Memphis, James HookerThe Pledge, James HookerMaggie´s Drawers, James HookerFind Your Way Home, James HookerSame Old Christmas - Single, James Hooker

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A native of South Carolina, James now lives in Ireland The Grammy Award winning and founding member of The Amazing Rhythm Aces, writes and records daily in his studio in Ireland. With a career spanning four decades and counting, James is considered one of the very best piano and classic Hammond B-3 players on the R&B/Pop/Blues scene with a unique vocal style to match. James is currently in the studio finishing work on his new album "Slow Boat To Memphis" Information regarding James Hooker can be obtained by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Source: http://www.myspace.com/jameshooker1

http://www.theamazingrhythmace.com/Home_Page.html

http://southernsoul.com/members/845/audio.php

Discography: http://www.discogs.com/artist/James+Hooker

http://www.discogs.com/artist/James+Hooker

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