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R.I.P. Booker T. & the MGs' Bassist Donald "Duck" Dunn

The Associated Press reports that Donald "Duck" Dunn (pictured above far right), the legendary bassist for Booker T. & the MGs, the Blues Brothers band, and several others, has died. He passed in his sleep in Tokyo, where he was touring with longtime collaborator and friend Steve Cropper. He was 70. Dunn was a mainstay of Memphis's soul scene. In 1961 at the age of 20, he became a member of the Mar-Keys, an early all-instrumental Stax band.
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RIP: Donald "Duck" Dunn, member of Booker T. & the M.G.'s and session bassist for Stax Records

Music / Rock & Pop : Tiny Mix Tapes (2 years ago)

According to BBC News: Bass guitarist Donald “Duck” Dunn, who played with Booker T and the MGs, has died in Tokyo aged 70. The MGs were the house band for Stax Records, and Dunn can be heard on songs such as Otis Redding’s Respect a... Read Post

Bass player Donald 'Duck' Dunn dies in Tokyo

Entertainment : Lifeline Live (2 years ago)

The member of the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame band Booker T. and the MGs and the Blues Brothers band was 70. Read Post

Donald 'Duck' Dunn Dead: Booker T & the MGs, Blues Brothers Bassist Dies at 70

Entertainment / Music : Spinner.com (2 years ago)

AP TOKYO (AP) - Bass player and songwriter Donald "Duck" Dunn, a member of the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame band Booker T. and the MGs and the Blues Brothers band, has died in Tokyo. He was 70. Dunn was in Tokyo for a series of shows.... Read Post


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