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Booker T. & the MG's

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Biography

Formed in 1962 in Memphis, Tennessee, Booker T and the MG's ("MG" officially stood for "Memphis Group", and is usually punctuated correctly on LP covers as "M.G.") became one of the most important soul outfits in the history of music. They were indispensable as the house band for Stax Records, backing many rising artists (Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, Albert King, and many others), but it was the MGs themselves that put Stax on the map with such singles as "Green Onions", which reached number three on the Pop Charts, and "Hip Hug-Her", which reached number six on the Pop Charts.

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Top Songs

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    Lyrics
    All right people, the rest of the hard working
    All star blues brothers are gonna be out here in a minute
    Including my little brother Jake
    But right now, I'd like to talk a little bit about thi
    E you're hearing this is of course the green onions tune
    Green Onions  -  1,345,743 plays
  2. Time is Tight  -  224,493 plays
  3. Melting Pot  -  128,383 plays
  4. Mo' Onions  -  120,807 plays
  5. Behave Yourself  -  96,750 plays
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