When Booker T. & The MG's hit the pop charts in 1962 with the laid-back, deep-grooved, soulful sounds of "Green Onions" they would create the road map for the enormously successful, Memphis-based Stax Sound that would captivate the entire world for the rest of the decade. Keyboardist supreme Booker T. Jones, guitarist Steve Cropper, bassist Duck Dunn and drummer Al Jackson also served as the house band for the Stax label whose roster included such soul legends as Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, Albert King, Eddie Floyd and Carla Thomas. Universally admired, the sound forged by Booker T. & The MG's remains as timely today as when it was first created.
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Booker T. & the MGs - Hip Hug-Her LP
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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...