Steve Cropper is a member of the Rock N’ Roll Hall of Fame, the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame and the Musician’s Hall of Fame.
You’ve heard his guitar before, it’s THE guitar on “Green Onions”.
Steve is the guitar player for Booker T. & The M.G.’s who were the house band for Stax Records and for Bob Dylan’s 30th anniversary show at Madison Square Garden.
The list of artists Steve has collaborated with reads like a “who’s who” of the music industry, including: Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, ELevon Helm, Rod Stewart, Albert King, Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Leon Russell, Peter Frampton, Roy Orbison, Paul Shaffer, Wilson Pickett, John Prine, Jimmy Buffett, Jeff Beck, Paul Simon, and a lot more.
On April 23rd 2021 Steve released his new album “Fire It Up”.
I had a chance to talk to Steve about the album, guitars, Elvis and a lot more.
Listen to the interview below.
Below that check out a few tunes from the album.