The Booker T. Set

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The Booker T. Set
Studio album by
ReleasedMay 1969
StudioStax Recording Studio, Memphis
GenreR&B, instrumental rock
ProducerBooker T. & the M.G.'s
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The Booker T. Set is a 1969 studio album by the Southern soul band Booker T. & the M.G.'s. Other than one original track, it consists mostly of instrumental covers of popular songs from the previous several years. Multiple genres of music are covered, including folk, soul, jazz, funk, and rock.

Track listing[edit]

Side One

  1. "The Horse" (Jesse James)
  2. "Love Child" (R. Dean Taylor, Deke Richards, Pam Sawyer, Frank Wilson, Henry Cosby)
  3. "Sing a Simple Song" (Sly Stone)
  4. "Lady Madonna" (John Lennon, Paul McCartney)
  5. "Mrs. Robinson" (Paul Simon)

Side Two

  1. "This Guy's in Love with You" (Burt Bacharach, Hal David)
  2. "Light My Fire" (Robby Krieger, Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek, John Densmore)
  3. "Michelle" (John Lennon, Paul McCartney)
  4. "You're All I Need to Get By" (Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson)
  5. "I've Never Found a Girl (To Love Me Like You Do)" (Eddie Floyd, Booker T. Jones, Alvertis Isbell)
  6. "It's Your Thing" (O'Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley)


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