Donald “Duck” Dunn, bassist for Booker T. & the M.G.’s, the crack studio group for Stax Records during its peak years and fantastic hit-makers in their own right, passed away May 13 in Tokyo while on tour with his longtime guitarist band mate Steve Cropper. He was 70.
Born in Memphis, Tennessee, Dunn was a member of the Royal Spades and the Mar-Keys before joining Booker T.
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
Legendary Booker T. and the M.G.’s bassist, Donald “Duck” Dunn, died early this morning while on tour in Tokyo. Dunn was 70. The death was confirmed by Steve Cropper, who played guitar for Booker T. and the M.G.’s.... Read Post