Potato Hole
Studio album by
ReleasedApril 21, 2009
RecordedSeptember – October 2008
GenreR&B, electric blues
LabelANTI-
ProducerRob Schnapf, Booker T.
Booker T. chronology
I Want You
(1981)
Potato Hole
(2009)
The Road from Memphis
(2011)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic65/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3.5/5 stars [2]
Entertainment WeeklyB+[3]
Paste6.7/10[4]
Rolling Stone3/5 stars[5]

Potato Hole is a 2009 album by Booker T. Jones, recorded with Drive-By Truckers as the backing band and guitar accompaniment by Neil Young.

On January 31, 2010, Potato Hole won the Best Pop Instrumental Album award at the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards.[6] The track "Warped Sister" was also nominated, for Best Rock Instrumental Performance,[6] but that award went to Jeff Beck for "A Day in The Life".[7]

Track listing

All tracks written by Booker T. Jones; except as noted.

  1. "Pound It Out" – 4:18
  2. "She Breaks" – 4:22
  3. "Hey Ya!" (André 3000) – 3:53
  4. "Native New Yorker" – 3:47
  5. "Nan" – 2:08
  6. "Warped Sister" – 4:47
  7. "Get Behind the Mule" (Tom Waits, Kathleen Brennan) – 4:10
  8. "Reunion Time" – 3:49
  9. "Potato Hole" – 6:50
  10. "Space City" (Mike Cooley, Brad Morgan, Jason Isbell, Patterson Hood, Shonna Tucker) – 5:38

Personnel

Technical

References

  1. ^ "Potato Hole by Booker T. Reviews and Tracks". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved August 25, 2020.
  2. ^ Leggett, Steve. "Allmusic review". Allmusic. All Media Guide. Retrieved 2011-06-25.
  3. ^ Sinclair, Tom (April 15, 2009). "Potato Hole". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved August 25, 2020.
  4. ^ Deusner, Stephen M. (April 20, 2009). "Booker T.: Potato Hole". Paste. Retrieved August 25, 2020.
  5. ^ Hermes, Will (April 30, 2009). "Potato Hole : Booker T. : Review". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on April 23, 2009. Retrieved August 25, 2020.
  6. ^ a b "GRAMMY Award Results for Booker T. Jones". grammy.com. Recording Academy. Retrieved August 25, 2020.
  7. ^ "GRAMMY Awards Winners & Nominees for Best Rock Instrumental Performance". grammy.com. Recording Academy. Retrieved August 25, 2020.