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"Green Onions" is a hit recorded in 1962 by Booker T. & the MG's, composed by Steve Cropper, Al Jackson, Jr., Booker T. Jones and Lewis Steinberg. The tune is a twelve bar with a rippling Hammond organ line. According to guitarist Steve Cropper its name arose from the band members' efforts to think of a title that was "as funky as possible".

"Green Onions" entered the Billboard Hot 100 in September of 1962 where it remained… read more

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  • Avatar for ABMJR
    @Gramkos One of them certainly.
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    Stax Of Wax gem classic.
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    classic love it
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    Wow, what a classic
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    best instrumental song ever?
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    Probably the coolest song ever written?
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    These Hollywood icons jive on the great song 'Green Onions' by Booker T & The MGs.
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