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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel

"Green Onions" is a hit soul instrumental recorded in 1962 by Booker T. & the M.G.s. The tune is a twelve bar blues with a rippling Hammond organ line. According to guitarist Steve Cropper its name arose from the band members' efforts to think of a title that was "as funky as possible".



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