BOOKER T & THE MGS

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The legendary in-house band of the Stax record labels, formed 1962 in Memphis, Tennessee. The band's name is a combination of organist Booker T. Jones' first names and the acronym for Memphis Group, MG.

The other members are Al Jackson Jr. on drums, Steve Cropper on guitar and Lewis Steinberg on bass, who was replaced by Donald "Duck" Dunn in 1963.

As well as playing on and producing a stellar amount of records, working with artists like Otis Redding, Wilson Pickett and Sam & Dave, they were successful as a band in their own right, with hits like Green Onions (1962) and Hip Hug-Her (1967).

The band was effectively disbanded in the early 1970s, when both Cropper and Jones had left the label. A planned reunion in 1975 didn't happen, as Jackson was murdered in October that year. The three remaining members did reunite several times since the late 1980s,
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BOOKER T & THE MGS Green Onions (aka Booker T & The MG's) album cover 3.36 | 5 ratings
Green Onions (aka Booker T & The MG's)
RnB 1962
BOOKER T & THE MGS Soul Dressing album cover 4.17 | 3 ratings
Soul Dressing
RnB 1964
BOOKER T & THE MGS And Now! album cover 3.25 | 2 ratings
And Now!
RnB 1966
BOOKER T & THE MGS In the Christmas Spirit album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In the Christmas Spirit
RnB 1966
BOOKER T & THE MGS Hip Hug-Her (aka Get Ready) album cover 2.25 | 2 ratings
Hip Hug-Her (aka Get Ready)
RnB 1967
BOOKER T & THE MGS Doin' Our Thing album cover 3.75 | 2 ratings
Doin' Our Thing
RnB 1968
BOOKER T & THE MGS Soul Limbo album cover 4.00 | 2 ratings
Soul Limbo
RnB 1968
BOOKER T & THE MGS Up Tight (Music From The Score Of The Motion Picture) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Up Tight (Music From The Score Of The Motion Picture)
Jazz Related Soundtracks 1968
BOOKER T & THE MGS The Booker T. Set album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
The Booker T. Set
RnB 1969
BOOKER T & THE MGS McLemore Avenue album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
McLemore Avenue
RnB 1970
BOOKER T & THE MGS Melting Pot album cover 4.25 | 2 ratings
Melting Pot
RnB 1971
BOOKER T & THE MGS Union Extended album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Union Extended
RnB 1976
BOOKER T & THE MGS Universal Language album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Universal Language
RnB 1977
BOOKER T & THE MGS That's The Way It Should Be album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
That's The Way It Should Be
RnB 1994
BOOKER T & THE MGS Play The 0.00 | 0 ratings
Play The "Hip Hits" (aka Soul Men)
RnB 1995

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BOOKER T & THE MGS Memphis Sound album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Memphis Sound
RnB 1975

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