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Soul Music Guitarist and Producer Steve Cropper

Cropper is a white musician who fell in love with black music. As a guitar player, he preferred working in the studio rather than on the road, and later became part of the house rhythm section for Stax Records. He's best known for his playing with Booker T & the MGs and Otis Redding.


Other segments from the episode on September 18, 1990

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, September 18, 1990: Interview with Steve Cropper; Review of Eyuphuro's album "Mama Mosambiki"; Interview with James Foley; Review of Barbara Ferraro, Patricia Hussey, and…


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