Booker T. & the M.G.'s is an instrumental R band that was influential in shaping the sound of southern soul and Memphis soul. Original members of the group were Booker T. Jones , Steve Cropper , Lewie Steinberg , and Al Jackson, Jr. . In the 1960s, as members of the house band of Stax Records, they played on hundreds of recordings by artists such as Wilson Pickett, Otis Redding, Bill Withers, Sam & Dave, Carla and Rufus Thomas and Johnnie Taylor. They also released instrumental records under their own name, such as the 1962 hit single "Green Onions". As originators of the unique Stax...
|Members:||Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Al Jackson, Jr., Donald "Duck" Dunn, Carson Whitsett, Anton Fig, Lewie Steinberg, Jim Keltner, Steve Jordan, Willie Hall, Bobby Manuel, Steve Potts|
|Also known as:||Booker T. & The MG's, Booker T. And The M.G.'s, Booket T. & The MG's|