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Studio 20, Johnny Booker

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Studio 20, Johnny Booker
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1955. View shows Johnny Booker, guitarist with the Vipers Skiffle Group, peforming at the Studio 20 jazz club on New Briggate. A monkey sits on his shoulder. Photograph courtesy of Terry Cryer.

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anne.

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Does anyone know if johnny Booker was related in any way to a Jesse Booker born in Leeds in 1884 .I would be interested to know.

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24-Aug-2012

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slam

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According to press obituaries he was born in London,16 July 1934 as John Martyn Booker. His father moved to Canada and Booker grew up there. He later returned to Canada, worked as a social worker and died in 2007 in Vancouver, B.C. Jean Van Den Bosch was a different member of the Vipers group.

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05-Sep-2014

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