Steve Cropper

Steve Cropper

Real Name:
Steven Lee Cropper
Profile:
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

Albert King, Steve Cropper & Pop Staples* Albert King, Steve Cropper & Pop Staples* - Jammed Together (Album) Stax US 1969 Sell This Version
Steve Cropper With A Little Help From My Friends (Album) Volt, Volt US 1969 Sell This Version
Steve Cropper Playin' My Thang (Album) MCA Records Scandinavia 1981 Sell This Version
Steve Cropper Night After Night (Album) MCA Records Japan 1982 Sell This Version
Steve Cropper & Felix Cavaliere Steve Cropper & Felix Cavaliere - Nudge It Up A Notch (Album) Stax Records Italy 2008 Sell This Version
STX-32025-02 Steve Cropper & Felix Cavaliere Steve Cropper & Felix Cavaliere - Midnight Flyer(CD, Album) Stax STX-32025-02 US 2010 Sell This Version
Steve Cropper Dedicated: A Salute To The 5 Royales (Album) 429 Records 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
Albert King, Steve Cropper, Pop Staples* Albert King, Steve Cropper, Pop Staples* - Tupelo (Single) Stax US 1969 Sell This Version
Albert King, Steve Cropper, Pop Staples* Albert King, Steve Cropper, Pop Staples* - Water (Single) Stax US 1969 Sell This Version
Steve Cropper Funky Broadway (Single) Stax UK 1970 Sell This Version
Steve Cropper Sandy Beaches (Single) MCA Records Canada 1981 Sell This Version
MCA-51078 Steve Cropper Playin' My Thang(7", Single, Promo) MCA Records MCA-51078 US 1981 Sell This Version
MCA-52103 Steve Cropper Night After Night(7", Promo) MCA Records MCA-52103 US 1982 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