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Steve Cropper & Mike Read

The Colonel: The Steve Cropper Story

omnibus press

paperback book

Released: 20th Oct 2022


As the house guitarist at Stax Records, a founding member of Booker T & The MGs and a co-writer of Otis Redding’s ‘The Dock of the Bay’, Steve Cropper has played an essential role in the story of soul music.

The Colonel is Steve’s comprehensive autobiography, featuring unmissable anecdotes from his early life on a Missouri farm before his move to Memphis; his time in the Mar-Keys, the MGs and the Blues Brothers; and his recent musical achievements.

The Colonel: The Steve Cropper Story