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Are you in the mood for some real soul music? Check out this new Booker T. song "Representing Memphis" featuring the Roots as his backing band, and the soulful vocals of Sharon Jones and Matt Berninger (from the Nationals). The two vocalists do a superb job of describing the beauty of Memphis despite not being from the beloved city. Obviously, they are representing for Booker T. who will honor his native hometown with his forthcoming album The Road to Memphis, due out on May 10.

This is food for your soul y'all, complete with cornbread and collard greens.

Booker T. & The Roots -- "Representing Memphis" (Featuring Sharon Jones & Matt Berninger)

Props: okayplayer