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The Very Best of Booker T. and the MG's [Stax] ()


It's impossible to imagine Southern soul existing at all without the powerful input of Booker T. & the MG's, one of the grittiest and most precise rhythm sections in the history of pop music. The MGs were the house band for Stax Records and its imprints Volt and Chalice, and played on virtually everything the label released, backing Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, Wilson Pickett and any other Stax artist one can think of, and managed as well to release 23 singles and 11 albums under their own name between 1962 and 1971. The core ...

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  1. Green Onions
  2. Chinese Checkers
  3. Mo' Onions
  4. Soul Dressing
  5. Boot-Leg
  6. My Sweet Potato
  7. Booker-Loo
  8. Hip Hug-Her
  9. Groovin'
  10. Slim Jenkins' Place
  11. Soul-Limbo
  12. Heads or Tails
  13. Hang 'Em High
  14. Over Easy
  15. Time Is Tight
  16. Mrs. Robinson
  17. Soul Clap '69
  18. Something
  19. Sunday Sermon
  20. Melting Pot
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