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Steve Cropper

Born: 21 / 10 / 1941

Location: United States

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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 36th on its list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time, while he has won two Grammy Awards from his seven nominations.

Albums

1969 With a Little Help From My Friends
1981 Playin’ My Thang
1982 Night After Night
2011 Dedicated: A Salute to The 5 Royales
2021 Fire It Up

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