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Steve Cropper Performs at NAB Radio Show

Posted in News on October 5, 2006
BMI songwriter Steve Cropper performed at the recent 2006 Marconi Awards & Dinner held during the NAB Radio Show in Dallas, Texas. Cropper led The Formats, a band made up of uniquely talented VIPs in the broadcasting industry that included BMI President & CEO Del Bryant who sang back-up.

Shown after the performance are BMI's Mike O'Neill, NAB President & CEO David Rehr, BMI songwriter Steve Cropper; BMI's Del Bryant, and NAB Vice President John David.

As a founding member of the legendary Booker T and the MG's, Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee Steve Cropper was involved in virtually every record issued by the seminal Stax recording label from 1961 until 1970. His songwriting credits include the classics "(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay," "Knock on Wood" and "In the Midnight Hour." As a member of the original incarnation of the Blues Brothers, he recorded three albums with them, including the No. 1 Briefcase Full of Blues. Over the past 20 years. Cropper has continued to be an in-demand musician and producer, and his talents are showcased on CDs by Elton John, Paul Simon, Ringo Starr, Buddy Guy, Steppenwolf and Johnny Lang.