The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum

Booker T. and the M.G.’s

Induction category: Performer


As the house band for the Stax/Volt labels, Booker T. and the MG’s helped define the spare, punchy sound of Memphis soul music. By contrast to Motown’s orchestrated, pop-soul records, the Stax approach was lean, economical and deeply groove-oriented. Between ...

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