Doin' Our Thing

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Doin' Our Thing
DoinOurThing BookerTalbum.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedApril, 1968
Recorded1968 at Stax Recording Studio, Memphis
GenreSouthern soul, instrumental rock
Length36:43
LabelStax/Atlantic
ProducerBooker T. & the M.G.'s
Booker T & the M.G.'s chronology
Back To Back
(1967)
Doin' Our Thing
(1968)
Soul Limbo
(1968)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars [1]

Doin' Our Thing is the sixth studio album by R&B band Booker T. & the M.G.'s, released in April 1968. The album was their first self-produced effort and charted at number 176 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart.

Track listing[edit]

Side 1
  1. "I Can Dig It" (Cropper, Dunn, Jones, Jackson) – 2:42
  2. "Expressway (to Your Heart)" (Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff) – 3:05
  3. "Doin' Our Thing" (Cropper, Dunn, Jones, Jackson) – 4:01
  4. "You Don't Love Me" (Willie Cobbs) – 2:49
  5. "Never My Love" (Don Addrisi) – 2:47
  6. "The Exodus Song" (Ernest Gold) – 2:38
Side 2
  1. "The Beat Goes On" (Sonny Bono) – 2:39
  2. "Ode to Billie Joe" (Bobbie Gentry) – 4:02
  3. "Blue on Green" (Cropper, Dunn, Jones, Jackson) – 2:28
  4. "You Keep Me Hanging On" (Lamont Dozier, Eddie Holland, Brian Holland) – 4:50
  5. "Let's Go Get Stoned" (Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson, Josephine Armstead) – 2:54

Personnel[edit]

Booker T. & the M.G.s
Additional personnel
  • Loring Eutemey – design
  • Dan Hersch – digital remastering
  • Peter Hujar – photography
  • Bill Inglot – digital remastering
  • Peter Jujar – photography
  • Bill Kington – photography
  • The M.G.'s – supervision (producer)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. Doin' Our Thing at AllMusic