Booker T. & The MG's The Essentials

The Essentials
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CD Details

  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2002
  • Label: Wea International


  • 1.Green Onions
  • 2.Jellybread
  • 3.Chinese Checkers
  • 4.Mo' Onions
  • 5.Soul Dressing
  • 6.Boot-Leg
  • 7.My Sweet Potato
  • 8.Jingle Bells
  • 9.Hip Hug-Her
  • 10.Groovin'
  • 11.Slim Jenkin's Place
  • 12.Booker-Loo

Product Description:

Recorded between 1962 & 1967. Includes liner notes by Steven Chean.
All tracks have been digitally remastered.
Audio Remasterer: Pat Kraus .
Liner Note Author: Steven Chean.
Photographer: Steven P. Gorman.
Delivering the cool grooves from moment one and not letting up until the end, The Essentials is a good reminder of how awesome the catalog of Booker T. & the MG's really is. The tight guitar of Steve Cropper mixes well with the floating free-form jams of organist Booker T. Jones on song after song. Many of their best tracks were left off the album -- which offers only 12 nuggets from their incredible catalog -- but for a delicious taste of classic Southern soul, this makes for a wonderful sampler platter. ~ Bradley Torreano

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  • UPC: 081227607029
  • Shipping Weight: 0.20/lbs (approx)
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