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Booker T. & the M.G.s: McLemore Avenue (Stax Stereo SXATS 1031).

Rob Partridge, Record Mirror, 4 July 1970

A COVER VERSION of the entire Beatles Abbey Road album — complete with Booker T. and the boys in Beatle-like post on the cover — crossing the road. Which must post the question: Is Steve Cropper dead? Some of the tunes on the opening medley sound a little forced from the M.G.s — 'Here Comes the Sun' for instance. But the beautiful guitar of Steve Cropper and the insistent drumming on 'Come Together' seem to come pretty naturally.

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