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EM32 - Steve Cropper

Steve Cropper joins Eric in conversation. Steve wears so many hats and has done so much in his long career, it’s hard to describe.  Legendary guitarist, songwriter, and producer from Stax Records, Booker T & The MGs, Otis Redding, The Blues Brothers Band, Sam & Dave, Wilson Pickett and so much more.   102 more words

Career Retrospective

I Got A Reason To Smile (Cause I Got You)

“I Got A Reason To Smile (Cause I Got You),” written by David WeatherspoonEddie Floyd and  Joe Shamwell, performed by Mr. Floyd. 45 more words


Vinyl Sunday (Part 2)

I admit it, since reading ‘Respect Yourself: Stax Records and the Soul Explosion‘ (Robert Gordon) I’ve been a bit hooked on soul music.  It really is essential reading for any self-professed music aficionado.  710 more words


Vinyl Sunday (Part 1)

I have successfully completed my first month of Ironman training.  Over the past four weeks I have run 171.8k (all at a faster paced tempo, or interval), spun the equivalent of 429k, swam… 553 more words


On February 23, 1968.

On February 23, 1968, “Volt” label released “The Dock of the Bay”, the first Otis Redding posthumously released album. “The Dock of the Bay” was recorded from July 1965 to December 1967, and was produced by Steve Cropper. 135 more words

Amii Stewart, "Knock on Wood"

Knock On Wood Amii Stewart (Atlantic, 1979)

Knock On Wood was written by Eddie Floyd and Steve Cropper. Floyd originally took it to the charts and landed at #28 on the Hot 100 and topped the R&B chart for a week in 1966. 135 more words