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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.

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Other segments from the episode on December 28, 1990

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, December 28, 1990: Interview with Steve Cropper; Interview with David Brenner; Review of the television show "Scoop."

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