Potato Hole

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Potato Hole
Booker T. Jones Potato Hole cover.jpg
Studio album by Booker T.
Released April 21, 2009
Recorded September–October 2008
Genre R&B, Electric blues
Label ANTI-
Producer Rob Schnapf, Booker T.
Booker T. chronology
I Want You
(1981)I Want You1981
Potato Hole
The Road from Memphis
(2011)The Road from Memphis2011
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3.5/5 stars [1]

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. The album was nominated for two Grammy awards: the album itself for Best Pop Instrumental Album, and the track "Warped Sister" for Best Rock Instrumental losing to Jeff Beck for "A Day in The Life".

On January 31, 2010, Potato Hole won the Best Pop Instrumental Album award at the 52nd Grammy Awards.

Track listing[edit]

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




  1. ^ Leggett, Steve. "Allmusic review". Allmusic. All Media Guide. Retrieved 2011-06-25.