Booker T & The MG's

Profile:
American instrumental rhythm & blues and soul combo, formed 1962 in Memphis, Tennessee. Best remembered as the in-house backing band of the Stax record label.
The band’s name is a combination of organist Booker T. Jones's first names and the acronym for “Memphis Group”, MG. Other members were Al Jackson Jr. (drums), Steve Cropper (guitar), and Lewis Steinberg (bass guitar) who was replaced by Donald "Duck" Dunn in 1963.

As well as playing on and producing a large amount of records, working with vocalists like Otis Redding, Wilson Pickett and Sam & Dave, they were successful as a band in their own right, with hits like “Green Onions” (1962) and “Hip Hug-Her” (1967).
The band was effectively disbanded in the early 1970s, when both Cropper and Jones had left the label. A planned reunion in 1975 did not happen, as Jackson was murdered in October that year. The three remaining members did reunite several times since the late 1980s, often with Jackson’s cousin Steve Potts (2) serving as a drummer.

Booker T & The MG's were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1992.
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Albums

701 Booker T & The MG's - Green Onions album art Booker T. & The M.G.s* Green Onions (Album) Stax 701 Canada 1962 Sell This Version
705 Booker T & The MG's - Soul Dressing album art Booker T. & The MGs* Soul Dressing (Album) Stax 705 US 1965 Sell This Version
713, Stax 713 Booker T & The MG's - In The Christmas Spirit album art Booker T & The MG's In The Christmas Spirit (Album) Stax 713, Stax 713 US 1966 Sell This Version
711 Booker T & The MG's - And Now! album art Booker T. & The MG's* And Now! (Album) Stax, Stax, Stax, Stax 711 US 1966 Sell This Version
STAX 720 Booker T & The MG's - Back To Back album art The Mar-Keys / Booker T. And The MG's* The Mar-Keys / Booker T. And The MG's* - Back To Back (Album) Stax, Stax, Stax STAX 720 Canada 1967 Sell This Version
ALX 5717, AL 5717 Booker T & The MG's - Hip Hug-Her album art Booker T. & The MG's* Hip Hug-Her (Album) Stax ALX 5717, AL 5717 US 1967 Sell This Version
STA 2001 Booker T & The MG's - Soul Limbo album art Booker T & The MG's Soul Limbo (Album) Stax STA 2001 Germany 1968 Sell This Version
STAX 724, 724 Booker T & The MG's - Doin' Our Thing album art Booker T. & The MG's* Doin' Our Thing (Album) Stax STAX 724, 724 US 1968 Sell This Version
STS 2009 Booker T & The MG's - The Booker T. Set album art Booker T & The MG's The Booker T. Set (Album) Stax STS 2009 Netherlands 1969 Sell This Version
SKL-933174, STS-2006 Booker T & The MG's - Up Tight (Music From The Score Of The Motion Picture) album art Booker T. Jones / Booker T. And The M.G.'s* Booker T. Jones / Booker T. And The M.G.'s* - Up Tight (Music From The Score Of The Motion Picture) (Album) Stax, Stax SKL-933174, STS-2006 New Zealand 1969 Sell This Version
STS-2035 Booker T & The MG's - Melting Pot album art Booker T. & The M.G.'s* Melting Pot (Album) Stax STS-2035 US 1970 Sell This Version
STS. 2027, STS-2027 Booker T & The MG's - McLemore Avenue album art Booker T & The MG's McLemore Avenue (Album) Stax STS. 2027, STS-2027 Canada 1970 Sell This Version
STX 1045, STX.1045 Booker T & The MG's - Union Extended album art Booker T & The M.G.'s* Union Extended (Album) Stax, Stax STX 1045, STX.1045 UK 1976 Sell This Version
53057 Booker T & The MG's - Universal Language album art Booker T & The MG's Universal Language (Album) Asylum Records 53057 France 1977 Sell This Version
ACAM 8136 Booker T & The MG's - That's The Way It Should Be album art Booker T & The MG's That's The Way It Should Be (Album) Columbia ACAM 8136 UK & Europe 1994 Sell This Version
CDSXD 065 Booker T & The MG's - Play The "Hip Hits" album art Booker T & The MG's Play The "Hip Hits" (Album) Stax CDSXD 065 UK 1995 Sell This Version
6785474 Booker T & The MG's - Last Night! album art The Mar-Keys Featuring Booker T & The MG's The Mar-Keys Featuring Booker T & The MG's - Last Night!(LP, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, 180) Vinyl Lovers (3) 6785474 Europe 2017 Sell This Version
MIPF 1967-5 Booker T & The MG's - Captured Live At The Monterey International Pop Festival (Do It Just One More Time!) album art Otis Redding With Booker T & The MG's And The Mar-Keys Otis Redding With Booker T & The MG's And The Mar-Keys - Captured Live At The Monterey International Pop Festival (Do It Just One More Time!)(LP, Album, Ltd, RM, Red) Monterey International Pop Festival Foundation MIPF 1967-5 US 2019 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

222010, N° 222010 Booker T & The MG's - Green Onions album art Booker T. And The M.G.'s* Green Onions (EP) Atlantic, Atlantic 222010, N° 222010 France 1962 Sell This Version
S-127 Booker T & The MG's - Green Onions / Behave Yourself album art Booker T. & The M.G.s* Green Onions / Behave Yourself (Single) Volt S-127 US 1962 Sell This Version
Z 134 Booker T & The MG's - Home Grown / Big Train album art Booker T & The MG's Home Grown / Big Train (Single) Stax Z 134 Canada 1963 Sell This Version
HLK 9784 Booker T & The MG's - Chinese Checkers / Plum-Nellie album art Booker T. & The MG's* Chinese Checkers / Plum-Nellie (Single) Stax HLK 9784 UK 1963 Sell This Version
S-142 Booker T & The MG's - Fannie Mae / Mo-Onions album art Booker T & The MG's Fannie Mae / Mo-Onions (Single) Stax S-142 US 1963 Sell This Version
RE-K 1367 Booker T & The MG's - R And B With Booker T. album art Booker T & The M.G.'s* R And B With Booker T. (EP) London Records RE-K 1367 UK 1963 Sell This Version
S-131 Booker T & The MG's - Jellybread / Aw' Mercy album art Booker T. & The M.G.'s* Jellybread / Aw' Mercy (Single) Stax S-131 US 1963 Sell This Version