It’s hard to think of a band that’s played fewer notes and gotten more people moving than Booker T & the MGs.
Exhibit #1 this Monday morning is “Hip Hug Her”, the title track off their 1967 album.
See what I mean?
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Musings from My Man Cave
I think everybody has fallen victim to an earworm at least once. You know… you hear a song (often one you don’t like) and you keep on hearing it all day long after the song has played. 219 more words
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Let’s start this week the way the Stax/Volt Revue opened their 1967 show in Oslo, Norway: with Booker T and the MGs cooking some “Red Beans and Rice”, Memphis-style. 6 more words
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The Eclectic Ear
In the history of soul music, Stax Records stands out as being a major force in developing Southern soul and the sound that became known as Memphis Soul. 502 more words
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