Date: March 31, 2022
Date: March 31, 2022
Date: November 26, 2021
Cropper was honored with a nomination in the Contemporary Blues Album category for his album “Fire It Up.” Cropper — a two-time Grammy winner and Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner with Booker T. & the MGs — has been nominated eight times in his career. ORDER YOUR COPY NOW!
Date: August 16, 2021
Join Steve and some very talented friends for his 80th Birthday Bash at The Ryman on Sept 7! Special guests include: Billy F. Gibbons, James Burton, Henry Cho, Jeff “Skunk” Baxter (formerly with Steely Dan and The Doobie Brothers), Eddie Floyd, Mike Mills (of R.E.M.), Phil Vassar, Jason Scheff (longtime lead singer of Chicago), Randy Owen (of ALABAMA), plus some surprise guests as well!
Date: April 22, 2021
Steve Cropper is literally a living legend. Guitar player, producer, writer…Cropper has had a hand in some of the most iconic tracks of all time, from “Green Onions” to “In the Midnight Hour” to “Knock on Wood” to “Dock of the Bay” to… We chart Steve’s history from Missouri to Memphis, from the Mar-Keys to Booker T and the MGs, from Jim Stewart to Tom Dowd to John Lennon and the Blues Brothers and so much more. We discuss the creative process, the equipment, the characters…we go deep, and you don’t want to miss this!
Date: January 27, 2021
We’re stoked to announce “Fire It Up”, Steve Cropper’s new solo album now available for pre-order! First track we’re releasing from the record is Far Away; the full lyric video is up on YouTube now.
“Fire It Up” will be released by Provogue Records on April 23rd and will be available as CD, LP & Digital.
Date: January 2, 2021
It’s 1966 and a thunderstorm illuminates the night sky in Memphis, Tennessee. Two Stax Records musicians, guitarist Steve Cropper and singer Eddie Floyd, sit in a room inside the Lorraine Motel, struggling to fashion a song about love and superstition.
Date: December 21, 2020
Date: September 30, 2020
Mac Davis, the country singer-songwriter who wrote several hits for Elvis Presley, has died following heart surgery, his manager Jim Morey confirmed. He was 78. Davis was also a prolific actor: In addition to starring in various TV specials, he had his own show, The Mac Davis Show, from 1974 to 1976.
Steve Cropper said this afternoon: “Today the world has lost a super talent. His music will live forever but there will never be another MAC DAVIS. Mac, God bless you where ever you are.”
Date: September 18, 2020
Roots-music trio Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band adds a fourth member in Dom Flemons for a high-octane cover of “Shake Your Money Maker.” The musicians convened at Sun Records Studio in Memphis in late 2019 to re-create the Elmore James blues standard, which they had first performed together as a jam at the Blues Music Awards earlier that year. It’s a particularly fierce take, with a guitar assist from Stax Records icon Steve Cropper and Scot Sutherland on bass.
Behind The Scenes
Date: July 6, 2020
So sorry to hear about our good friend Charlie Daniels passing. We have jammed in the past and Angel and I both played in many of his charity tournaments. He was such a great musician and player.
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