Steve Cropper

Steve Cropper

Real Name:
Steven Lee Cropper
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American guitarist, songwriter, arranger and producer, born 21 October 1941 near Dora, Missouri.

Founding member of both The Mar-Keys (originally named The Royal Spades) in the late 1950's, and Stax' in-house band Booker T & The MG's in the early 1960's. Was succesfully active for the label as an A&R manager, musician, one-time solo artist, engineer, producer and songwriter, co-writing classic songs such as Knock On Wood, The Dock Of The Bay and In the Midnight Hour.

He left Booker T & The MG's and the label in 1970, to embark on a career as a session musician and producer, working with artists like Jeff Beck, Tower Of Power and Ringo Starr. In the 1980's he recorded two more solo albums. Cropper is also an original member of The Blues Brothers Band. In the early 70s he belongs to the stuff of Clover Recorders.
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Steve Cropper Discography

Albums

STS 2020 Albert King, Steve Cropper & Pop Staples* Albert King, Steve Cropper & Pop Staples* - Jammed Together (Album) Stax STS 2020 US 1969 Sell This Version
VOS-6006, VOS 6006 Steve Cropper With A Little Help From My Friends (Album) Volt, Volt VOS-6006, VOS 6006 US 1969 Sell This Version
MCA-5171 Steve Cropper Playin' My Thang (Album) MCA Records MCA-5171 Scandinavia 1981 Sell This Version
VIM-6293, MCA 3127 Steve Cropper Night After Night (Album) MCA Records VIM-6293, MCA 3127 Japan 1982 Sell This Version
0888072307896 Steve Cropper & Felix Cavaliere Steve Cropper & Felix Cavaliere - Nudge It Up A Notch (Album) Stax Records 0888072307896 Italy 2008 Sell This Version
0888072320253 Steve Cropper & Felix Cavaliere Steve Cropper & Felix Cavaliere - Midnight Flyer(CD, Album) Stax 0888072320253 US 2010 Sell This Version
FTN17832 Steve Cropper Dedicated: A Salute To The 5 Royales (Album) 429 Records FTN17832 US 2011 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

none Steve* & Dante* Steve* & Dante* - My Girl Friday / The Great Has Been(Acetate, 7") Stax none US 1963 Sell This Version
STA-0047 Albert King, Steve Cropper, Pop Staples* Albert King, Steve Cropper, Pop Staples* - Tupelo (Single) Stax STA-0047 US 1969 Sell This Version
STA-0048 Albert King, Steve Cropper, Pop Staples* Albert King, Steve Cropper, Pop Staples* - Water (Single) Stax STA-0048 US 1969 Sell This Version
STAX 147 Steve Cropper Funky Broadway (Single) Stax STAX 147 UK 1970 Sell This Version
MCA-51115 Steve Cropper Sandy Beaches (Single) MCA Records MCA-51115 Canada 1981 Sell This Version
MCA-51078 Steve Cropper Playin' My Thang(7", Single, Promo) MCA Records MCA-51078 US 1981 Sell This Version
CDBASSTONE2P Bruce Foxton With Special Guest Steve Cropper Bruce Foxton With Special Guest Steve Cropper - Don't Waste My Time(CDr, Single, Promo) Bass Tone Records CDBASSTONE2P UK 2012 Sell This Version

Compilations

VDR 1659 Jay Graydon, Steve Cropper, Steve Lukather Jay Graydon, Steve Cropper, Steve Lukather - Tribute To Otis Redding(CD, Album, Comp) Invitation VDR 1659 Japan 1989 Sell This Version
2325 059 Steve Cropper This Is ... Steve Cropper & His Friends(LP, Comp) Stax 2325 059 France Unknown Sell This Version