Steve Cropper

Steve Cropper
Real name
Stephen Lee Cropper
Born
October 21, 1941
Country
United States
IPI
00004102360
00007120144
00007120242
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
Family
Betty Cropper Wife (1961-1976)
Related
Booker T. Jones Guitarist in the M.G.'s
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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 February 1966 Covered by (32 artists)
Any Ole Way Otis Redding, Steve Cropper Otis Redding April 1, 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 November 10, 1965 Covered by James & Bobby Purify
Broke Down Piece of Man Steve Cropper, Joe Shamwell Sam & Dave October 1967 Covered by (2 artists)
Can't Be Still Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Al Jackson Jr., Lewie Steinberg Booker T. & The MG's December 1964 Covered by Split Rivitt
Can Your Monkey Do the Dog Rufus Thomas, Steve Cropper Rufus Thomas December 1963 Covered by (2 artists)
Comfort Me Eddie Floyd, Alvertis Isbell, Steve Cropper Carla Thomas December 3, 1965 Covered by Vaneese Thomas
Danger Zone Wilson Pickett, Steve Cropper Wilson Pickett May 1966 Covered by (2 artists)
Direct Me Otis Redding, Steve Cropper Otis Redding November 1968 Covered by (3 artists)
Don't Fight It Wilson Pickett, Steve Cropper Wilson Pickett October 1965 Covered by (20 artists)
Don't Mess with Cupid Eddie Floyd, Deanie Parker, Steve Cropper Otis Redding May 1966 Covered by (2 artists)
Don't Turn Your Heater On Alvertis Isbell, Steve Cropper Sam & Dave 1968 Covered by (3 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 (2 artists)
Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa (Sad Song) Otis Redding, Steve Cropper Otis Redding October 15, 1966 Covered by (23 artists)
Give It What You Can Steve Cropper, James Tarbutton, Carl Marsh [1] Sam & Dave August 1974 Covered by The Meters
Going, Going, Gone Steve Cropper, Bob DiPiero, John Scott Sherrill Bryan White October 11, 1994 Covered by Neal McCoy
Green Onions Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Al Jackson Jr., Lewie Steinberg Booker T. & The M.G.'s 1962 Covered by (58 artists)
Groovin Time Otis Redding, Steve Cropper Otis Redding June 20, 1969 Covered by John Hammond
Hip Hug-Her Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Donald "Duck" Dunn, Al Jackson Jr. Booker T. & The M.G.'s February 1967 Covered by (11 artists)
I Got Everything I Need Eddie Floyd, Alvertis Isbell, Steve Cropper Sam & Dave March 14, 1966 Covered by The Preston Shannon Band
I'm Not Tired Wilson Pickett, Steve Cropper Wilson Pickett October 1965 Covered by (2 artists)
In the Midnight Hour Wilson Pickett, Steve Cropper Wilson Pickett October 1965 Covered by (128 artists)
Iron Out the Rough Spots David Porter, Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper Don Covay & The Goodtimers January 1966 Covered by (2 artists)
Just One More Day Otis Redding, Steve Cropper, McEvoy Robinson Otis Redding April 1, 1966 Covered by (4 artists)
Just the One I've Been Looking for Eddie Floyd, Alvertis Isbell, Steve Cropper Johnnie Taylor June 1966 Covered by (2 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 August 1966 Covered by (108 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
Mr. Pitiful Otis Redding, Steve Cropper Otis Redding January 1965 Covered by (24 artists)
My Sweet Potato Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Al Jackson Jr. Booker T. & The M.G.'s July 1966 Covered by Terry Robb
Ninety-Nine and a Half (Won't Do) Wilson Pickett, Eddie Floyd, Steve Cropper Wilson Pickett May 1966 Covered by (17 artists)
Oh, How It Rained Eddie Floyd, Steve Cropper Eddie Floyd 1971 Covered by Curtis Stigers
On a Saturday Night Eddie Floyd, Steve Cropper Eddie Floyd September 1967 Covered by (4 artists)
Raise Your Hand Eddie Floyd, Alvertis Isbell, Steve Cropper Eddie Floyd January 26, 1967 Covered by (7 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 Brian Auger & The Trinity
Seesaw Don Covay, Steve Cropper Don Covay & The Goodtimers September 1965 Covered by (19 artists)
Share What You Got (But Keep What You Need) David Porter, William Bell, Steve Cropper William Bell May 12, 1966 Covered by The Robert Cray Band
(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay Otis Redding, Steve Cropper Otis Redding January 8, 1968 Covered by (178 artists)
Sookie Sookie Don Covay, Steve Cropper Don Covay & The Goodtimers January 1966 Covered by (15 artists)
Soul Dressing Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Al Jackson Jr., Lewie Steinberg Booker T. & The MG's July 1964 Covered by (2 artists)
Soul-Limbo Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Donald "Duck" Dunn, Al Jackson Jr. Booker T. & The M.G.'s June 1968 Covered by (13 artists)
Stone Cold Sober Rod Stewart, Steve Cropper Rod Stewart August 1975 Covered by Andy Taylor
The Happy Song Otis Redding, Steve Cropper Otis Redding April 1968 Covered by (5 artists)
The Hunter Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Donald "Duck" Dunn, Al Jackson Jr., Carl Wells Albert King July 1967 Covered by (26 artists)
Things Get Better Eddie Floyd, Steve Cropper, Wayne Jackson Eddie Floyd March 1966 Covered by (6 artists)
Time Is Tight Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Donald "Duck" Dunn, Al Jackson Jr. Booker T. & The M.G.'s December 1968 Covered by (18 artists)
Try Me Steve Cropper, Billy Burnette Billy Burnette July 22, 1985 Covered by Jason
Union Man Steve Cropper, Earl Cate, Ernie Cate Cate Bros. 1975 Covered by Shaking Family
Water Eddie Floyd, Steve Cropper Eddie Floyd November 1968 Covered by Big Fat Snake
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 1968 Covered by (4 artists)

Adapted songs

Title Written by Originals Originally by Covered by
You Can't Love Me (In the Midnight Hour) Wilson Pickett, Steve Cropper In the Midnight Hour Ann Mason Featuring Little Mac & The Boss Sounds