B.B. King performs with Shemekia Copeland on Steve Cropper’s new album, Dedicated, due to be released on Aug 9th, 2011.
B.B. King and Skemekia Copeland performs on track #3 titled Baby Don’t Do It.
As the original guitarist of Stax Records house band Booker T. & The M.G.’s., Steve Cropper has had a storied career. Voted #36 on Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Guitarists Of All Time, Cropper has worked with blues legends such as Otis Redding, Wilson Pickett, and the Blues Brothers Band. His debut album on 429 Records is a tribute to R&B and doo wop act, The 5 Royales. The collection features reworked versions of the groups most enduring songs, and includes duets with Lucinda Williams, Bettye LaVette, John Popper, Sharon Jones, and others