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In March 1965.

soul-dressing

In March 1965, “Stax” label released “Soul Dressing”, the second Booker T. & the M.G.’s album. It was recorded 1963-1964, and was produced by Jim Stewart.

Personnel:

  • Booker T. Jones- organ, bass guitar, electric piano
  • Steve Cropper- guitar
  • Lewis Steinberg- bass guitar
  • Al Jackson, Jr.- drums
  • Donald “Duck” Dunn- bass guitar
  • Wayne Jackson– trumpet
  • Floyd Newman- baritone saxophone
  • Charles “Packy” Axton- tenor saxophone
  • Marvin Israel- cover design

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Cropper, Al Jackson, Jr., Booker T. Jones, and Lewie Steinberg except where noted.

except for “Outrage”, by Cropper, Jackson, Steinberg, and William Allan, and the Don Covay cover “Mercy Mercy” (Covay/Miller)

  1. Soul Dressing
  2. Tic-Tac-Toe
  3. Big Train
  4. Jellybread
  5. Aw’ Mercy
  6. Outrage – Steve Cropper, Al Jackson, John Lewie Steinberg, William Allan
  7. Night Owl Walk
  8. Chinese Checkers
  9. Home Grown
  10. Mercy Mercy – Don Covay, Ronald Alonzo Miller
  11. Plum Nellie
  12. Can’t Be Still
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On October 26, 1967.

Soul_Men_(Sam_&_Dave

On October 26, 1967,”Stax” label released “Soul Men”, the third Sam & Dave album.  It was recorded August – October 1967, and was produced by Isaac Hayes and David Porter. The album featured the single “Soul Man” that became one of the R&B classics and won  Sam & Dave a “Grammy” in 1967 for” Best R&B Group, Vocal or Instrumental”.

Personnel:

  • Sam Moore- vocals
  • Dave Prater- vocals
  • Booker T. & the MG’sand the Mar-Key Horns – instrumentation
  • Booker T. Jones- keyboards
  • Steve Cropper- guitar
  • Donald “Duck” Dunn- bass guitar
  • Al Jackson, Jr.- drums
  • Charles “Packy” Axton- tenor saxophone
  • Don Nix- saxophone
  • Wayne Jackson- trombone, trumpet
  • Isaac Hayes- organ
  • Loring Eutemey – design
  • Jean-Pierre Leloir – photography
  1. Soul Man – Isaac Hayes, David Porter
  2. May I Baby – Isaac Hayes, David Porter
  3. Broke Down Piece of Man – Steve Cropper, Joe Shamwell
  4. Let It Be Me – Gilbert Bécaud, Mann Curtis, Pierre Delanoé
  5. Hold It Baby – Bonnie “Mack” Rice
  6. I’m With You – Lowman Pauling
  7. Don’t Knock It – Isaac Hayes, David Porter
  8. Just Keep Holding On – Alvertis Isbell, Booker T. Jones
  9. The Good Runs the Bad Away – Wayne Jackson, Andrew Love
  10. Rich Kind of Poverty – Isaac Hayes, Paul Selph
  11. I’ve Seen What Loneliness Can Do – Homer Banks, Allen Jones