Vinyl LP pressing. Hip Hug-Her is the fifth studio album by the Southern soul band Booker T. & the M.G.'s, released on Stax Records in June 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, #21 pop). Booker T. & the M.G.'s is an instrumental R&B/funk band that was influential in shaping the sound of Southern soul and Memphis soul. They formed as the house band of Stax Records, providing backing music for numerous singers, including Wilson Pickett and Otis Redding. The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1992, the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville, Tennessee, in 2008, and the Memphis Music Hall of Fame in 2012.