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Interview: Steve Cropper fires it up at 80!


Born October 21, 1941, Steve Cropper‘s work as a guitar player, producer, and hit-making songwriter was crucial to the soul music revolution of the 1960s, and helped create the sound of popular music in the modern era.

We celebrate Steve Cropper’s 80th birthday in fine fashion on CKUA,  by hearing from the legend himself!

Steve Cropper joined Grant Stovel on Thursday, October 21, 2021 to talk about creating the Stax Records sound, co-writing countless classics with Otis Redding, the blockbuster Blues Brothers Band (and movie!), and his great new 2021 album. his first solo record in 50 years!

Listen Below!