Tag: Booker T & The MGs

The Mar-Keys / Booker T. and the MGs, Back to Back, 1967 on Stax

The Mar-Keys were the backing band on lots of early Stax records, and had personnel overlap with what became the MGs & The Memphis Horns. Deanie Parker’s liner…

Johnnie Taylor, Wanted: One Soul Singer, 1967 on Stax

Taylor replaced Sam Cooke in The Soul Stirrers before becoming a solo artist, and went on to have a big it in the mid-seventies with “Disco Lady” (1976)….