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It can be purchased hereBooker T. & the MG's -- the heart, soul and pulse of Stax Records -- cut their incredible holiday album, In the Christmas Spirit in mid-1966. With their unique, soulful groove, Jones, Cropper, Dunn and Jackson interpret 12 holiday classics, infusing each and every track with funk, taste and style. Just listen to that chiming organ, that pulsing bass, that ringing guitar--and is that 12 drummers drumming?...
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Booker T. & The MG's smoked the charts once again in 1967 with the fabulously slinky "Hip Hug-Her"?just like they'd never left. As house band for Memphis' Stax Records, backing Otis Redding, Sam & Dave and Wilson Pickett, the MG's had written the book on instrumental soul music, and the Hip Hug-Her album impeccably testifies to the greatness of Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Duck Dunn and Alvin Jackson. The MG's versions of the Young Rascals' "Groovin'" and Bobby Hebb's "Sunny" were so...
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Propelled by Booker T. Jones' smoky organ and the funky guitar bursts of Steve Cropper, "Green Onions"--the first chart-topper by Booker T. & The MG's--slithered across the 1962 airwaves, followed immediately by an album every bit as savory. Hot on the heels of that first MG's smash, here's a second helping, "Mo' Onions," as well as the exquisite pop delights of "Stranger On The Shore" and the unsurpassed after-hours smolder of "Behave Yourself."The original Green Onions LP by the peerless...
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Following up their smash debut album Green Onions, 1965's Soul Dressing keeps the MG's party going in fine fashion. From the first smack of Al Jackson's crisp-as-a-potato-chip snare attack, the groove never lets up on these 12 original tracks. Guitarists will want to pay special attention to Steve Cropper's aggressive, proto-fuzz/funk Telecastering (as surely, Jimi Hendrix, Ernie Isley and Billy Gibbons were all doing at the time). Add to that mix the cooking organ and high-voltage electric...