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  Al Jackson Jr.


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Monday, November 27, 2017 (This event repeats every year)
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Al Jackson Jr

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Al Jackson Jr.


Al Jackson, born November 27, 1935 in Memphis, Tennessee, was an American drummer, producer, and songwriter, best known as "The Human Timekeeper" and a founding member of Booker T. & the M.G.'s — a group made up of session musicians who worked for Stax Records and produced their own instrumentals. Jackson was with Booker T. & the M.G.'s from 1962 to 1971, then 1973 until his death (shot dead by burglars at his home) on October 1, 1975.

Booker T and the MG's had quite a few hit singles including "Green Onions" (1962) and "Time Is Tight" (1969).