Articles tagged booker t. & the mgs

‘Green Onions’—The Greatest Single of All Time

Booker T. & the MGs found themselves together, in a city of segregation, in a time of severe racial tension, and recorded a progressive, utopian party song.

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Otis Redding: Live in London and Paris

Commercially issued in their entirety for the first time, these live sets from March 1967 show Redding and Booker T. & the MGs at their incendiary best.

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Booker T. & the MGs: The Very Best of Booker T. & the MGs

The Funk Brothers of Stax were about more than just "Green Onions".

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30 Jul 2007 // 7:19 AM

Fabled soul-music label gets 50th anniversary relaunch

By the time Otis Redding gets to the first “you-oooo” in “I’ve Been Loving You Too Long (To Stop Now),” you know it’s

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2 May 2007 // 5:26 AM

Stax Records turns 50, looks to a soulful future

In the 1997 book Soulsville U.S.A.: The Story of Stax Records, author Rob Bowman called the storied Memphis soul label a “grand accident.” Now

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26 Apr 2007 // 10:00 PM

Carla Thomas: The Queen Alone

Stax Records' reissue campaign continues with the 40th-anniversary re-release of the Queen of Memphis Soul's defining album.

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Counterbalance: The Avalanches' 'Since I Left You'

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"Get a drink, have a good time now. Welcome to paradise, and read all about the 305th most acclaimed album of all time. An Australian plunderphonics pioneer is this week’s Counterbalance.

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