“Time Is Tight,” released in 1969, was the sixth Top 40 hit for Booker T. & the MG’s – not a bad record as for as instrumental groups go. The heyday of the rock instrumental was from 1956 (with Bill Doggett’s “Honky Tonk”) to 1963 (“Wipe Out,” by the Surfaris). Booker T. Jones played the Leslie organ, Steve Cropper played guitar, Donald “Duck” Dunn played bass, and Al Jackson, who unfortunately was murdered in 1975, played the drums.
Time Is Tightby Booker T. & The MGs
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"Time Is Tight" as recorded by Booker T & The MGs
Drum sheet music transcribed by James Morton. Immediate PDF download.
Difficulty Level: Intermediate Genre: Classic Rock, Soul
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