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Booker T. And The M.G.'s - Soul Limbo ("Over Easy") album

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Soul Limbo is the seventh studio album by the American R&B band Booker T. & the . s, released in 1968 on Stax Records. The album was the first Stax LP issued after the label severed its ties with former distributor Atlantic Records in 1968. The title track is perhaps best known in the UK as the theme tune for BBC Television's cricket coverage and later for Test Match Special. It features a marimba solo by Terry Manning. The song was later covered by the English punk band Snuff.

Booker T. The original members of the group were Booker T. Jones (organ, piano), Steve Cropper (guitar), Lewie Steinberg (bass), and Al Jackson Jr. (drums).

Written-By – Al Jackson, Booker Jones, Duck Dunn, Steve Cropper. Written-By – Al Jackson, Booker Jones, Duck Dunn, Steve Cropper.

From over-easy grooves to gritty, energised instrumental funk, ‘Soul Limbo’ found Booker T And The MGs working at their peak. Published on. June 26, 2019. But the track – and accompanying Soul Limbo album – represent something else in the long career of Booker T And The MGs. This is the pinnacle of their period as the hippest instrumental act in 60s America – as cool as they come.

Album · 1968 · 11 Songs. Soul Limbo Booker T.

Be Young, Be Foolish, Be Happy. Booker T. 2. La La Means I Love You. 4. Willow Weep for Me. 9. (Sweet Sweet Baby) Since You'v. 10. Born Under a Bad Sign

Track List Be Young Be Foolish Be Happy Hang 'em High Over Easy Eleanor Rigby Sweet Sweet Baby Foxy Lady La La Means I Love You Willow Weep For Me Soul Limbo Heads Or Tails Born Under A Bad Sign Protection Each record is protected within its record sleeve by a white vellum anti-dust sleeve. Packaging All items are shipped brand-new and unopened in original packaging. Every record is shipped in original factory-applied shrink wrap and has never been touched by human hands. Wrong album? Let us know. Expand player Collapse player. SOUL LIMBO Vinyl Record.

Be Young, Be Foolish, Be Happy; La La Means I Love You, Hang ‘Em High, Willow Weep for Me, Over Easy, Soul Limbo, Eleanor Rigby, Heads or Tails, (Sweet, Sweet, Baby) Since You’ve Been Gone, Born under a Bad Sign, Foxy Lady. with Steve Cropper, Donald "Duck" Dunn, Al Jackson, Jr. Recorded January and February 1968.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Be Young, Be Foolish, Be Happy
Written-By – Cobb*, Whitley*
A2 La La Means I Love You
Written-By – T. Bell*, W. Hart*
A3 Hang 'Em High
Written-By – D. Frontiere*
A4 Willow Weep For Me
Written-By – Ronnell*, Bourn
A5 Over Easy
Written-By – Al Jackson*, Booker Jones*, Duck Dunn*, Steve Cropper
A6 Soul Limbo
Written-By – Al Jackson*, Booker Jones*, Duck Dunn*, Steve Cropper
B1 Eleanor Rigby
Written-By – J. Lennon, P. McCartney*
B2 Heads Or Tails
Written-By – Al Jackson*, Booker Jones*, Duck Dunn*, Steve Cropper
B3 (Sweet, Sweet, Baby) Since You've Been Gone
Written-By – Aretha Franklin, Ted White
B4 Born Under A Bad Sign
Written-By – Booker Jones*, William Bell
B5 Foxy Lady
Written-By – Jimmy Hendrix*

Companies, etc.

  • Record Company – Stax Records
  • Record Company – Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Published By – Lowery Music
  • Published By – Nichelshoe Publishing
  • Published By – Unart Music
  • Published By – Music
  • Published By – East
  • Published By – Maclen Music, Inc.
  • Published By – 14th Hour
  • Published By – Cotillion
  • Published By – Sea-Lark Enterprises
  • Mastered At – Customatrix
  • Pressed By – Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Terre Haute


  • Art Direction – Christopher Whorf
  • Engineer [Mixing & Editing], Mixed By, Edited By – Steve Cropper
  • Engineer [Recording], Recorded By – Ronnie Capone*
  • Liner Notes – Deanie Parker
  • Performer – Al Jackson, Jr.*, Booker T. Jones, Donald "Duck" Dunn, Steve Cropper
  • Photography By [Cover] – George Whiteman
  • Photography By [Liner] – Truck Graphics
  • Producer – Booker T. & The MG's*


Title is given as Soul Limbo on the jacket, "Over Easy" on the labels.

A1: Lowery Music, BMI
A2: Nichelshoe Publishing, BMI
A3: Unart Music, BMI
A4: Music, ASCAP
A5, A6, B2, B4: East, BMI
B1: Maclen Music, Inc., BMI
B3: 14th Hour & Cottillion, BMI
B5: Sea Lark Enterprises, BMI

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): XSBV 129819
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): XSBV 129820
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, etched ["A" "A" & "o" stamped]): T ST0001 XSVB 129819-1A 1 ̷T̷1̷ A 6 A 1 o STS∙ 2001-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, etched ["A" & ".o." stamped]): T 1 XSBV 129820-1A ̷T̷1̷ A .o. STS∙ 2001-B
  • Rights Society (A1 to A3, A5 to B5): BMI
  • Rights Society (A4): ASCAP
  • Pressing Plant ID (Back cover bottom-right): 4

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
STS-2001 Booker T. & The MG's* Soul Limbo ‎(LP, Album) Stax STS-2001 US 1968
UCCO-3072 Booker T. & The M.G.’s* Soul Limbo ‎(CD, Album, RE) Stax UCCO-3072 Japan 2017
STS 2001 Booker T. & The M.G.'s* Soul Limbo ‎(LP, Album) Stax STS 2001 Canada 1968
STS-2001 Booker T. And The M.G.’s* Soul Limbo ‎(LP, Album) Stax STS-2001 US 1968
UCCO-4019 Booker T & The MG's Soul Limbo ‎(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Jew) Stax UCCO-4019 Japan 2007

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French Pressing - Stax STX 41013 - No Date
Booker T. And The M.G.'s - Soul Limbo ("Over Easy") album
Rhythm & Blues, Soul
Performer: Booker T. And The M.G.'s
Title: Soul Limbo ("Over Easy")
Category: Soul & Funk
Country: US
Released: 1968
Rating: 4.6/5
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