James Booker

James Booker bio

Birth Name: James Carroll Booker III

Occupation: Pianist

Place Of Birth: New Orleans

Date Of Birth: December 17, 1939

Date Of Death: November 8, 1983

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Black

Nationality: American

James Booker was born on the 17th of December, 1939. He was best known for being a Pianist. New Orleans-born musician who combined rhythm and blues, jazz, gospel, stride, and Latin. He also mastered classical music, such as Bach and Chopin.

James Booker was born in New Orleans. He scored a recording deal in 1954 with Imperial, laying down Thinkin’ ‘Bout My Baby and Doin’ the Hambone, as well as participating in session work with Fats Domino, Smiley Lewis, and Lloyd Price. He was the organist for Dr. John’s Bonnaroo Revue in 1974.

James Booker was a Sagittarius and was born in the Silent Generation.

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James Booker was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

James Carroll Booker III is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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James Booker’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on James Booker’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, James Booker kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

James Booker was born in the Year of the Rabbit.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: James Carroll Booker III
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: James Booker was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: James Booker was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.

Ruling Planet: James Booker had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

James Booker’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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