Steve Cropper



Steve Cropper
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Rating
Active
1958
Born
October 21, 1941 in Dora
Location
Memphis, TN, United States
Biography
Steven Lee "Steve" Cropper (October 21, 1941) is an American guitarist, songwriter and record producer. He is best known as the guitarist of the Stax house band, Booker T. & The M.G.'s, and has backed artists such as Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, Carla Thomas, Rufus Thomas and Johnnie Taylor, also acting as producer on many of these records. He later gained fame as a member of The Blues Brothers band. Rolling Stone lists him 36th on their list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time. Mojo ranks Cropper as the second-best guitarist ever. His nickname is "The Colonel". Cropper was born Stephen Lee Cropper on a farm outside Dora, Missouri.
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Top Songs by Steve Cropper


Jammed Together

What'd I Say

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Tupelo (Pt. 1) - Single Version

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Jammed Together

Knock on Wood

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Water

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(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


The Very Best of Albert King

The Very Best of Albert King

Steve Cropper January 1, 2014

20 Tracks

Dedicated: A Salute to The 5 Royales

Dedicated: A Salute to The 5 Royales

Steve Cropper August 9, 2011

15 Tracks

In Session

In Session

David Bowie June 30, 2009

11 Tracks

Nudge It Up a Notch

Nudge It Up a Notch

Steve Cropper July 28, 2008

12 Tracks

Jammed Together

Jammed Together

Steve Cropper January 9, 2007

10 Tracks

With a Little Help From My Friends

With a Little Help From My Friends

Steve Cropper January 2, 2007

11 Tracks

Albert King - Stax Profiles

Albert King - Stax Profiles

Steve Cropper April 25, 2006

11 Tracks

Hard Bargain

Hard Bargain

Steve Cropper December 15, 1995

13 Tracks

Crosscut Saw: Albert King in San Francisco

Crosscut Saw: Albert King in San Francisco

Steve Cropper January 1, 1992

9 Tracks

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Genres
Alternative
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