Jones in 2009
Booker T. Jones's childhood home on Edith Avenue in Memphis, Tennessee
Booker T. playing organ at the Petaluma Wine, Jazz and Blues Festival, August 2009

Booker T. Jones – organ, piano

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Pain in My Heart (1964)

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Jones in 2009

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Cropper performing in 2008

Steve Cropper

American guitarist, songwriter and record producer.

American guitarist, songwriter and record producer.

Cropper performing in 2008
Steve Cropper in concert, 1990
Steve Cropper at the Hamar Music Festival, 2007
Cropper toured Australia with Guy Sebastian, playing on Sebastian's The Memphis Album tour in March 2008

He became a founding member of the Stax house band Booker T. & the M.G.'s, along with Hammond organ player Booker T. Jones, bassist Lewie Steinberg (who was replaced by Donald "Duck" Dunn soon thereafter) and drummer Al Jackson Jr. As a house guitarist, he played on many recordings such as "(Sittin' On) the Dock of the Bay", co-written with and performed by Otis Redding and Sam & Dave's "Soul Man" on which he was mentioned by name.

Pain in My Heart (Atco Records, 1964)

Hand drummers in Berkeley, California, about 1966

Al Jackson Jr.

American drummer, producer, and songwriter.

American drummer, producer, and songwriter.

Hand drummers in Berkeley, California, about 1966

Mitchell had also hired Booker T. Jones for his band.

Pain in My Heart (Atco Records, 1964)

Dunn in 2007

Donald "Duck" Dunn

American bass guitarist, session musician, record producer, and songwriter.

American bass guitarist, session musician, record producer, and songwriter.

Dunn in 2007
Dunn (left), Guy Sebastian (center) and Steve Cropper (right) on tour in Australia with the Memphis Tour

Booker T. and the M.G.'s was founded by Cropper and Booker T. Jones in 1962, with the drummer Al Jackson, Jr. The original bassist, on early hits such as "Green Onions", was Lewie Steinberg; Dunn replaced him in 1965.

Pain in My Heart (Atco Records, 1964)