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Hail, Hail Rock n Roll

So saddened to hear that rock and roll legend Chuck Berry died on Saturday.

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posted by cropper / Date: March 19, 2017

R.I.P. Marvell Thomas

Oh, so sad we lost Marvell Thomas. He was such a contributor to the STAX family.

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posted by cropper / Date: January 24, 2017

Washington, D.C. 12/01/16

Steve Cropper donated three solid-body guitars and an amplifier to the Smithsonian

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posted by cropper / Date: December 2, 2016

The Bio

Date: November 14, 2013

If Yankee Stadium is “the house that Babe Ruth built,” Stax Records is “the house that Booker T, and the MG’s built.” Integral to that potent combination is MG rhythm guitarist extraordinaire Steve Cropper. As a guitarist, A & R man, engineer, producer, songwriting partner of Otis Redding, Eddie Floyd and a dozen others and founding member of both Booker T. and the MG’s and The Mar-Keys, Cropper was literally involved in virtually every record issued by Stax from the fall of 1961 through year end 1970.

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