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Sunday, May 13, 2012

Donald Duck Dunn RIP

Donald Duck Dunn has died according to the Chicago Tribune. For the article Click HERE. Dunn's was known as the bass player for Booker T. and the MGs, as well as years later for the Blues Brothers.  More info when It becomes available.


Form Bob Corritore

RIP Donald "Duck" Dunn - November 24, 1941 to May 13, 2012. If ever there was a definitive soul / blues bass player it wasDonald "Duck" Dunn. Best known as the house musician forStax Records, and a member ofBooker T& The MGs,Duck Dunn is responsible for some of the most memorable bass-lines in history. ThinkAlbert King "Born Under A Bad Sign",Sam & Dave "I'm A Soul Man",Otis Redding "Sitting On The Dock Of The Day", andEddie Floyd "Knock On Wood" as examples of his great work. His contributions include thousands of classic recordings made over many years. He was also in the originalBlues Brothers and appears with acting parts in both of the movies. He received a lifetime achievementGrammyaward in 2007. He died while on tour in Tokyo at age 70. To see his amazing discography clickhere. To see the article inRolling Stone clickhere. Thank youDonald "Duck" Dunn for your groundbreaking contributions to American music!

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