Steve Cropper - Quotes

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I had been raised on country and western in Missouri. But gospel was great.

I had been raised on country and western in Missouri. But gospel was great.

I lived in a hotel across the street from Disneyland for a month. ---->>>

I'm one of those guys who likes to piddle around in the garage and fix stuff. ---->>>

Memphis is in a very lucky position on the map. Everything just gravitated to Memphis for years. ---->>>

Lorne finally said, Do the Blues Brothers thing. The response was amazing. People went nuts. ---->>>

I could have gone on to be an engineer full time, except that there was more demand for my playing. But the love of working the board never leaves you. ---->>>

My favorite moment of the whole thing was when John Belushi suggested that I get a hold of all the blues records I could so I could research the music. ---->>>

Garry Trudeau put me in the Doonesbury strip many years ago. So I've been a cartoon once. ---->>>

I'm a Top 40 record guy. I remember the hits and don't remember the flops. Something in my brain blocks them out. ---->>>

Most studios in Memphis had a house set of drums; the drummers just brought their own sticks. ---->>>

My ears won't fool me. Even when I do a session on digital, we still warm it up somewhere in the process, in mastering or mixing, running the signal through some tubes somewhere. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 10-21, 1941
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Occupation: Musician

Steven Lee Cropper (born October 21, 1941) is an American guitarist, songwriter, and record producer. He is best known as the guitarist of the Stax Records house band, Booker T. & the M.G.'s, which backed artists such as Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, Carla Thomas, Rufus Thomas and Johnnie Taylor. He also acted as the producer of many of these records (wikipedia)