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Steve Cropper

If not the most influential guitarist in the Memphis soul music scene, Steve Cropper is definitely near the top. He was a member of Booker T. & the M.G.s', wrote songs for and performed with Otis Redding, Aretha Franklin and Sam & Dave (he's the Steve referred to when they say "Play it, Steve!" in "Soul Man"). Booker T's band, including Cropper, ... See full bio »

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The Blues Brothers Steve 'The Colonel' Cropper
Blues Brothers 2000 Steve 'The Colonel' Cropper
Easy A Soundtrack
Top Gun Soundtrack


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 2012 The Ronnie Wood Show (TV Series)
- Steve Cropper (2012)
 2008 Be Kind Rewind
Fats Waller's fan in train (uncredited)
 1998 Blues Brothers 2000
Steve 'The Colonel' Cropper
 1989 Empire of Ash III
Second Unit Raider
 1988 Satisfaction
 1987 Amazon Women on the Moon
Customer (segment "Titan Man")
 1980 The Blues Brothers
Steve 'The Colonel' Cropper
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Other Works:

CD: "With a Little Help from My Friends" (Fantasy)

Publicity Listings:

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Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

Steve 'The Colonel' Cropper


6' 1" (1.85 m)


Betty  (divorced)  (2 children) | See more »

Did You Know?


Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame on 6/9/05 in New York City alongside Robert B. Sherman, Richard M. Sherman, Bill Withers, John Fogerty, Isaac Hayes and David Porter. See more »


Peavey Steve Cropper Classic guitar. See more »


Booker T. & the M.G.s See more »

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