DiscoverA History of Rock Music in 500 SongsEpisode 105: “Green Onions” by Booker T. and the MGs
Episode 105: “Green Onions” by Booker T. and the MGs

Episode 105: “Green Onions” by Booker T. and the MGs

Update: 2020-11-24
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Booker T. and the MGs


Episode 105 of A History of Rock Music in Five Hundred Songs looks at “Green Onions”, and how a company started by a Western Swing fiddle player ended up making the most important soul records of the sixties. Click the full post to read liner notes, links to more information, and a transcript of the episode.


Patreon backers also have a ten-minute bonus episode available, on “He’s So Fine” by the Chiffons.


Tilt Araiza has assisted invaluably by doing a first-pass edit, and will hopefully be doing so from now on. Check out Tilt’s irregular podcasts at http://www.podnose.com/jaffa-cakes-for-proust and http://sitcomclub.com/


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Episode 105: “Green Onions” by Booker T. and the MGs

Episode 105: “Green Onions” by Booker T. and the MGs

Andrew Hickey