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Steve Cropper

American guitarist, songwriter, and record producer

Steve Cropper

American guitarist, songwriter, and record producer
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birthday
21st
October, 1941
Birth Place
Dora, Missouri, U.S.
Birth Sign
libra
Biography

Steven Lee Cropper (born October 21, 1941), sometimes known as “The Colonel”, is an American guitarist, songwriter and record producer. He is the guitarist of the Stax Records house band, Booker T. & the M.G.’s, which backed artists such as Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, Carla Thomas, Rufus Thomas and Johnnie Taylor. He also acted as the producer of many of these records. He was later a member of the Blues Brothers band.Rolling Stone magazine ranked him 39th on its list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time.

instruments played
Guitar
Associated Acts

Booker T. & the M.G.'s, the Mar-Keys, the Blues Brothers, Otis Redding, the Jeff Beck Group, Sam & Dave, Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Carla Thomas, Tower of Power, Wilson Pickett, Eddie Floyd, Ambergris, Albert King

Birth Name

Steven Lee Cropper

Genres

R&B, soul, funk, electric blues, blues

Labels

Stax

Origin

Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.

Years Active

1958 present

Name

Steve Cropper

Nationality

United States of America

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