Booker T

Booker T. & The M.G.’s at the Granada Theater, Dallas, April 5th, 2014, Reviewed

By Steve Crawford | April 7, 2014

The gliding organ on “Time is Tight” was pure pleasure and the funk guitar lick on “Potato Hole,” reminiscent of “Bustin’ Loose” by Chuck Brown and the Soul Searchers, gave another dimension to the M.G.’s sound

Robert Gordon's "Respect Yourself: Stax Records and the Soul Explosion" Reviewed

By Steve Crawford | December 29, 2013

In his new book, he covers the history of the label, the personalities involved, the business decisions, as well as the social and political climate of the time. Most importantly, Gordon has the critical chops to get to the heart of the matter – all the timeless music that Stax produced