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.
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
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