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Produced by Atlantic Records' chief engineer Tom Dowd at the Stax recording studio in Memphis. Dowd was sent by Atlantic Records boss Jerry Wexler to fix the Stax tape recorder, which was broken, halting production. Dowd immediately identified the problem, fixed it, and then stuck around over the weekend to record a session with Booker T. and the MGs, as well as "Walking the Dog."

Dowd went on to make many return trips to Memphis to work with the… read more

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Baby's back, dressed in black,
Silver buttons all down her back.
High, low, tipsy toe,
She broke a needle and she can't sew.
Walkin' the dog,

Rufus Thomas - Walking the Dog Lyrics


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