Hip Hug-Her

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Hip Hug-Her
Studio album by Booker T. & The MG's
Released June 1967
Recorded February 9, 1967
April 26, 1967
Genre R&B, instrumental rock
Length 30:26
Label Stax/Atlantic
Producer Booker T. & the MG's
Booker T. & The MG's chronology
In the Christmas Spirit
(1966)
Hip Hug-Her
(1967)
Back to Back
(1967)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link

Hip Hug-Her is the fifth soul studio album by Booker T. & the M.G.'s, released on Stax Records in June of 1967. The title track was the band's most successful single since their debut "Green Onions". Their cover of The Young Rascals song "Groovin'" was also a hit (#10 R&B, #21Pop).

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "Hip Hug-Her" (Steve Cropper, Donald "Duck" Dunn, Al Jackson Jr., Booker T. Jones) – 2:22
  2. "Soul Sanction" (Cropper, Dunn, Jackson, Jones) – 2:30
  3. "Get Ready" (Smokey Robinson) – 2:45
  4. "More" (Riz Ortolani, Nino Oliviero) – 2:55
  5. "Double or Nothing" (Cropper, Dunn, Jackson, Jones) – 2:51
  6. "Carnaby St." (Cropper, Dunn, Jackson, Jones) – 2:14

Side two[edit]

  1. "Slim Jenkins' Place" (Cropper, Dunn, Jackson, Jones) – 2:25
  2. "Pigmy" (Mel Brown, Billy Larkin, Henry Swarn) – 3:55
  3. "Groovin'" (Eddie Brigati, Felix Cavaliere) – 2:40
  4. "Booker's Notion" (Cropper, Dunn, Jackson, Jones) – 2:25
  5. "Sunny" (Bobby Hebb) – 3:24

"Slim Jenkins' Place" was originally titled "Slim Jenkins' Joint"

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

USA - Album

Year Chart Peak Position
1967 Black Albums #4
1967 Pop Albums #35

USA - Singles

Year Song Chart Peak Position
1967 "Groovin'" Black Singles #10
1967 "Groovin'" Pop Singles #21
1967 "Slim Jenkin's Place" Black Singles #70

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