World Cafe Guests

WXPN Radio

The premier guide for new and significant artists in rock, blues, and folk - including NPR-syndicated World Cafe ®

XPN2 - XPoNential Radio

24/7 Musical discovery. A unique mix of emerging and heritage blues, rock, world, folk, and alt-country artists.

World Cafe Archives

Join David Dye as he navigates the World Cafe through performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.

Folk Alley

Folk music radio streaming on the web; Americana, Roots Music, recordings, and stories from folk's best.
Listen Live

Steve Cropper And Booker T. Jones

Steve Cropper (2nd from L) and Booker T. Jones (3rd from L), part of Stax Records house band. Steve Cropper (2nd from L) and Booker T. Jones (3rd from L), part of Stax Records house band.
As part of World Cafe's Sense of Place series on Memphis, Tenn., we've dug up archival interviews with two legendary Stax Records performers: guitarist Steve Cropper and organist Booker T. Jones, both of Booker T. & The M.G.'s.

Our conversation with Cropper took place in 2005 and touches on the mom-and-pop atmosphere of Stax Records, the recording of Otis Redding's "(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay" and the story behind the "Green Onions" riff.

In 2009, we spoke with Jones about the creative environment at Stax, his musical education and his career after leaving the M.G.'s.

Session Setlist:
Booker T and the MGs/ "I Got A Woman" / Green Onions
Ray Charles / "What I Say" / The Very Best of Ray Charles
Otis Redding / "These Arms of Mine" / The Very Best of Otis Redding
The Mar-Keys / "Last Night" / Do the Pop-Eye
Isaac Hayes / "By The Time I Get To Phoenix" / Hot Buttered Soul

World Cafe Guest Search

Payday Advance HoumaCash Advance OhioWhere To Buy Viagra UkGoogleNews