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Steve Cropper

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Real name
Stephen Lee Cropper
Born
October 21, 1941
Country
United States
IPI
00004102360 36 works
00007120144 5 works
00007120242 69 works
Affiliation
BMI
Comments
R&B guitarist, songwriter and producer. As a member of Stax Records' house band, he contributed his characteristic stylings to Stax's most famous releases including "(Sittin' on) the Dock of the Bay". His songwriting collaborations produced many major hits for the label as well.
Member of
Mar-Keys Guitar
Washrag
The Blues Brothers
The Van-Dells
The Original Blues Brothers Band
Booker T. and The MG's Guitar
Family
Betty Cropper Wife (1961-1976)
Related labels
TMI Records   Co-owner
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Songs written by Steve Cropper

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
634-5789 Eddie Floyd, Steve Cropper Wilson Pickett December 20, 1965 Covered by (46 artists)
Any Ole Way Otis Redding, Steve Cropper Otis Redding February 9, 1966 Covered by (2 artists)
Be My Lady Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Donald "Duck" Dunn, Al Jackson, Jr. Booker T. & The MG's November 1965 Covered by The Artwoods
Blame Me Don't Blame My Heart Alvertis Isbell, Steve Cropper Sam and Dave October 25, 1965 Covered by James & Bobby Purify
Booker's Notion Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Donald "Duck" Dunn, Al Jackson, Jr. Booker T. & The M.G.'s May 1967 Covered by C. C. Booker III featuring Will Scruggs
Broke Down Piece of Man Steve Cropper, Joe Shamwell Sam & Dave October 1967 Covered by (4 artists)
Can't Be Still Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Al Jackson, Jr., Lewie Steinberg Booker T. & The MG's December 1964 Covered by (2 artists)
Can Your Monkey Do the Dog Rufus Thomas, Steve Cropper Rufus Thomas December 1963 Covered by (4 artists)
Chicken Scratch Rufus Thomas, Steve Cropper Rufus Thomas September 1965 Covered by The Raunch Hands
Comfort Me Eddie Floyd, Alvertis Isbell, Steve Cropper Carla Thomas November 19, 1965 Covered by (2 artists)
Danger Zone Wilson Pickett, Steve Cropper Wilson Pickett September 16, 1965 Covered by (2 artists)
Direct Me Otis Redding, Steve Cropper Otis Redding December 6, 1967 Covered by (4 artists)
Don't Fight It Wilson Pickett, Steve Cropper Wilson Pickett May 12, 1965 Covered by (31 artists)
Don't Mess with Cupid Eddie Floyd, Deanie Parker, Steve Cropper Otis Redding May 3, 1966 Covered by (5 artists)
Don't Turn Your Heater On Alvertis Isbell, Steve Cropper Sam & Dave October 7, 1968 Covered by (5 artists)
Double or Nothing Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Donald "Duck" Dunn, Al Jackson, Jr. Booker T. & The M.G.'s May 1967 Covered by (3 artists)
Every Ounce of Strength Isaac Hayes, David Porter, Steve Cropper Carla Thomas May 26, 1965 Covered by (3 artists)
Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa (Sad Song) Otis Redding, Steve Cropper Otis Redding August 30, 1966 Covered by (30 artists)
Find Somebody Steve Cropper, Janna Merlyn Feliciano, Carl Marsh [1] José Feliciano April 4, 1973 Covered by Cyndi Grecco
Gee Whiz, It's Christmas Carla Thomas, Steve Cropper, Vincent Trauth Carla Thomas September 26, 1963 Covered by (3 artists)
Give It What You Can Steve Cropper, James Tarbutton, Carl Marsh [1] Sam & Dave August 1974 Covered by (2 artists)
Going, Going, Gone Steve Cropper, Bob DiPiero, John Scott Sherrill Bryan White October 11, 1994 Covered by Neal McCoy
Grab This Thing Alvertis Isbell, Steve Cropper The Mar-Keys November 5, 1965 Covered by (4 artists)
Green Onions Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Al Jackson, Jr., Lewie Steinberg Booker T. and The MG's 1962 Covered by (95 artists)
Groovin Time Otis Redding, Steve Cropper Otis Redding December 1967 Covered by John Hammond [US1]
Hip Hug-Her Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Donald "Duck" Dunn, Al Jackson, Jr. Booker T. & The M.G.'s February 1967 Covered by (18 artists)
I Got Everything I Need Eddie Floyd, Alvertis Isbell, Steve Cropper Sam & Dave March 8, 1966 Covered by (3 artists)
I'm Not Tired Wilson Pickett, Steve Cropper Wilson Pickett May 12, 1965 Covered by (2 artists)
I'm Sick Y'all Otis Redding, David Porter, Steve Cropper Otis Redding September 13, 1966 Covered by The Charms [GR]
In the Midnight Hour Wilson Pickett, Steve Cropper Wilson Pickett May 12, 1965 Covered by (183 artists)
Iron Out the Rough Spots David Porter, Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper Don Covay May 26, 1965 Covered by (2 artists)
I've Told You for the Last Time Bonnie Bramlett, Steve Cropper Eric Clapton July 1970 Covered by (2 artists)
Just One More Day Otis Redding, Steve Cropper, McEvoy Robinson Otis Redding November 5, 1965 Covered by (4 artists)
Just the One I've Been Looking for Eddie Floyd, Alvertis Isbell, Steve Cropper Johnnie Taylor June 2, 1966 Covered by (4 artists)
Kinda Easy Like Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Al Jackson, Jr., Lewie Steinberg Booker T. & The M.G.'s January 1971 Covered by (2 artists)
Knock on Wood Eddie Floyd, Steve Cropper Eddie Floyd July 13, 1966 Covered by (176 artists)
Melting Pot Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Donald "Duck" Dunn, Al Jackson, Jr. Booker T. & The M.G.'s January 1971 Covered by The Roots [US1]
Mini-Skirt Minnie George Jackson [US1], Steve Cropper, Earl Cage Jr., Lindell Hill Wilson Pickett March 1969 Covered by (2 artists)
Mr. Pitiful Otis Redding, Steve Cropper Otis Redding December 28, 1964 Covered by (36 artists)
My Mind Was Messed Around at the Time Eddie Floyd, Mack Rice, Steve Cropper Eddie Floyd June 1971 Covered by Tav Falco & Panther Burns
My Sweet Potato Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Al Jackson, Jr. Booker T. & The M.G.'s 1966 Covered by Terry Robb
Ninety-Nine and a Half (Won't Do) Wilson Pickett, Eddie Floyd, Steve Cropper Wilson Pickett December 20, 1965 Covered by (19 artists)
Oh, How It Rained Eddie Floyd, Steve Cropper Eddie Floyd 1971 Covered by (2 artists)
On a Saturday Night Eddie Floyd, Steve Cropper Eddie Floyd September 1967 Covered by (5 artists)
Outrage Steve Cropper, Al Jackson, Jr., Lewie Steinberg, William Allan Booker T. & The MGs November 10, 1964 Covered by Peter B's Looners
Patch My Heart Isaac Hayes, Steve Cropper The Mad Lads September 1966
Raise Your Hand Eddie Floyd, Alvertis Isbell, Steve Cropper Eddie Floyd December 27, 1966 Covered by (11 artists)
Red Beans and Rice Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Donald "Duck" Dunn, Al Jackson, Jr. Booker T. & The MG's November 1965 Covered by (3 artists)
Seesaw Don Covay, Steve Cropper Don Covay & The Goodtimers June 30, 1965 Covered by (27 artists)
Share What You Got (But Keep What You Need) David Porter, William Bell, Steve Cropper William Bell May 3, 1966 Covered by The Robert Cray Band
(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay Otis Redding, Steve Cropper Otis Redding December 7, 1967 Covered by (307 artists)
Slim Jenkin's Place Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Donald "Duck" Dunn, Al Jackson, Jr. Booker T. & The M.G.'s May 1967 Covered by (2 artists)
Slow Train William Bell, Steve Cropper The Staple Singers December 1968 Covered by (2 artists)
Sookie Sookie Don Covay, Steve Cropper Don Covay & The Goodtimers June 30, 1965 Covered by (16 artists)
Soul Dressing Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Al Jackson, Jr., Lewie Steinberg Booker T. & The MG's June 19, 1964 Covered by (3 artists)
Soul-Limbo Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Donald "Duck" Dunn, Al Jackson, Jr. Booker T. and The MG's June 1968 Covered by (22 artists)
Stone Cold Sober Rod Stewart, Steve Cropper Rod Stewart August 8, 1975 Covered by Andy Taylor
The Happy Song Otis Redding, Steve Cropper Otis Redding December 1967 Covered by (8 artists)
The Hunter Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Donald "Duck" Dunn, Al Jackson, Jr., Carl Wells Albert King June 9, 1967 Covered by (39 artists)
Things Get Better Eddie Floyd, Steve Cropper, Wayne Jackson Eddie Floyd March 1966 Covered by (8 artists)
Tic-Tac-Toe Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Donald "Duck" Dunn, Al Jackson, Jr. Booker T. & The MGs January 8, 1964 Covered by Godfrey Matthew Lloyd & Baron West
Time Is Tight Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Donald "Duck" Dunn, Al Jackson, Jr. Booker T. & The M.G.'s June 1968 Covered by (39 artists)
Try Me Steve Cropper, Billy Burnette Billy Burnette 1985 Covered by Jason
Tukka's Yoot Riddim Don Covay, Geoff Wilkinson, Mel Simpson, Steve Cropper, Tukka Yoot US3 1993
Watchdog Steve Cropper, Dorothy Williams Dorothy Williams June 25, 1964 Covered by Ruby Ann
Water Eddie Floyd, Steve Cropper Eddie Floyd 1968 Covered by (2 artists)
Weak Spot Isaac Hayes, David Porter, Steve Cropper Ruby Johnson 1966 Covered by (2 artists)
What I'll Do for Satisfaction Steve Cropper, Joe Shamwell Johnny Daye 1968 Covered by Janet Jackson
You Don't Know What You Mean to Me Eddie Floyd, Steve Cropper Sam & Dave April 25, 1968 Covered by (6 artists)

Adapted songs