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Booker T & the MG's

Booker T & the MG’s - band/ensemble

There are few instrumental songs that have the instant recognition factor, combined with enduring popularity as the 1962 classic hit “Green Onions,” by Booker T & the MG’s.

As the house rhythm section at Stax Records, Booker T. & the MGs all but single-handedly shaped the course of Southern soul music in the Sixties. Besides providing solid, consistently creative backing for the Memphis label’s legion of great soul singers as Otis Redding, Wilson Pickett, Carla Thomas, Sam & Dave, and bluesman Albert King, whom they backed on his 1967 classic “Born Under A Bad Sign” The quartet created a body of instrumental recordings that defined the genre and era.

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Albums

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Melting Pot (Ritual...
Lone Hill Jazz
2004
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Melting Pot (Ritual...
Lone Hill Jazz
2004
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Time Is Tight
Lone Hill Jazz
1998
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That's The Way It...
Lone Hill Jazz
1994
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Melting Pot / Soul...
Lone Hill Jazz
1993
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The Best Of Booker T...
Lone Hill Jazz
1984
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Videos

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