Hear the former MGs member, in-demand session player for more than half a century, and co-writer of some of the greatest soul records ever made.
The irresistible Isaac Hayes-David Porter composition and production ‘Soul Man’ became another Stax classic.
The best guitar solos – from driving riffs to technical displays of mastery – make a song complete and more often than not, transcend the track entirely.
A celebration of a unique instrument, in honor of 'Leo' Fender, born on August 10, 1909.
From hard rockers to virtuoso jazzers, the best guitarists of all time represent a variety of sounds.
The album featured a later, temporary line-up of the group featuring Booker T. and co and the soon-to-be Memphis Horns.
Of all Booker T & The MGs’ hits and genre-defining recordings for Stax Records, none of their albums had the success of ‘Hip Hug-Her.’
Is 'Abbey Road' The Beatles’ best album? Possibly. At the very least, it inspired ‘McLemore Avenue’, which is arguably the finest hour from Booker T. & The MGs.
The guitar virtuoso from Fargo, North Dakota started kicking up a storm on disc at the age of 14.
Adapting to the new funk scene of the early 70s, Booker T & The MGs released the perfectly titled ‘Melting Pot,’ an album that still sounds in the moment.
Our tribute to Laurens Hammond, the creator of the Hammond organ, whose fantastic invention features on some of the great tracks in music history.
We present a uDiscover Music playlist celebrating Laurens Hammond's fantastic invention, starring Jimmy Smith, Booker T and the MGs, Procol Harum and many more.
On December 21, 1968, Bell entered the R&B listings with the track that would become his first top ten hit on that chart, ‘I Forgot To Be Your Lover.’
From over-easy grooves to gritty, energised instrumental funk, ‘Soul Limbo’ found Booker T And The MGs working at their peak.
Stax house band Booker T & The MGs were the rulers of instrumental soul, and they cooked up a soul food storm on ‘Green Onions,’ their debut album.