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Booker T & The MG's - Melting Pot (Stax)

From the 1971 released album of the name which would be their very last studio project for Memphis seminal label Stax Records. Willing to come up with a different sound, … 60 more words


Daily Dose: 'Hip Hug-Her' by Booker T. & The MG's

Listen, if you’re gonna hug someone, do it right. None of this arm hug business, that helps no-one. A back hug is okay, no doubt, but needs to be done with gusto. 287 more words

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10 must have instrumentals...

Like always, a selection is per definition limited, and God knows how our enviromment would definitely not be what it is without these instrumental pieces which have thrilled us on so many occasions, be they Jazz, Soul, Funk, House, Electronic, whatever… As a result, many are those we couldn’t talk about here, even though they would have definitely been worth a mention. 993 more words


Day 911: Does that ring a bell?

Does the expression “ring a bell” ring a bell for you?

Here’s the definition, from Google:

1. informal

 revive a distant recollection; sound familiar. 

“the name Woodall rings a bell”

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Personal Growth

me and American Grafitti

The summer of 1973 was coming to a close. I was still at the Renton Cinemas working as an usher and a doorman. Changes lay around the corner though, all of which I was happily unaware. 405 more words


0818 Green Onions - Booker T. & the M.G.'s (1962)

This instrumental was written by Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Lewie Steinberg and Al Jackson, Jr. It was first recorded by Booker T. & the M.G.’s in 1962. 133 more words


Song of the day: Sam & Dave- Soul Man

In 1967, Isaac Hayes and David Porter wrote the song Soul Man. The song was inspired by the African American Civil Rights Movement, which caused a lot of commotion in the sixties. 71 more words