And Now!

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And Now!
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Studio album by Booker T. & the M.G.'s
Released November 1966 (1966-11)
Recorded 1966
Genre R&B, instrumental rock
Length 36:26
Label Stax/Atlantic
Producer Jim Stewart
Booker T. & the M.G.'s chronology
Soul Dressing
(1965)Soul Dressing1965
And Now!
In the Christmas Spirit
(1966)In the Christmas Spirit1966
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Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

And Now! is the third studio album by the Southern soul band Booker T. & the M.G.'s, released in November 1966. It is notable as the first M.G.'s album featuring bassist Duck Dunn on every track. “My Sweet Potato” was the only track released as a single, with “Booker Loo” (not included on the album) as its B-side. “Summertime” was released in 1967 as the B-side to the song “Hip Hug-Her”.

Track listing[edit]

Side One

  1. “My Sweet Potato” (Steve Cropper, Booker T. Jones, Al Jackson, Jr.) - 2:47
  2. Jericho” (Traditional) - 2:37
  3. No Matter What Shape (Your Stomach's In)” (Granville Burland) - 3:01
  4. One Mint Julep” (Rudy Toombs) - 3:05
  5. In the Midnight Hour” (Steve Cropper, Wilson Pickett) - 2:58
  6. Summertime” (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, Dubose Heyward) - 4:41

Side Two

  1. Working in the Coal Mine” (Lee Dorsey, Allen Toussaint) - 2:42
  2. “Don’t Mess up a Good Thing” (Oliver Sain) - 2:44
  3. Think” (Lowman Pauling) - 2:58
  4. “Taboo” (Bob Russell, Margarita Lecuona) - 4:25
  5. “Soul Jam” (Cropper, Donald "Duck" Dunn, Jones, Jackson) - 3:05
  6. Sentimental Journey” (Les Brown, Bud Green, Ben Homer) - 3:13


  • Ronnie Stoots - cover design