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Steve Cropper (1998)

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages Audio, 1998

On Otis and the making of 'Dock of the Bay', the disputed history of 'Green Onions', and on touring with Neil Young: the Memphis guitar-slinger gives the lowdown.

File format: mp3; total file size: 31.4mb, total interview length: 34' 16" sound quality: * (phone interview)

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