Sunday, May 13, 2012

Booker t and the mgs

  • Donald Duck Dunn, bass player for the influential studio band Booker T. and the MGs, died this morning at the age of 70. Today I lost my best friend, the World has lost the best guy and bass player to ever live.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • Grammy-winning musician Donald Duck Dunn, known for the fat bass sound and tasteful flourishes he squeezed effortlessly into hits like Soul Man and Respect, passed away in his sleep Sunday morning in Tokyo. He was 70.
  • (Entertainment Online)
  • NEW YORK — Donald Duck Dunn, the bassist who helped create the gritty Memphis soul sound at Stax Records in the 1960s as part of the legendary group Booker T.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • He was 70. Best known for his work with Booker T and the MGs, the famous Memphis session band, Dunn had been in semi-retirement for years. There had been no indications of serious health problems.
  • (New York Daily News)
  • Legendary bassist and Booker T. and the MGs member Donald "Duck" Dunn died this morning in Tokyo at the age of 70. Dunn's death was announced by his friend and fellow MG, guitarist Steve Cropper.
  • (Entertainment Weekly Online)
  • TOKYO — 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.
  • (Washington Post)
  • TOKYO — 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.
  • (Tampa Bay Online)
  • 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.
  • (CBC)
  • NEW YORK — Donald "Duck" Dunn, the bassist who helped create the gritty Memphis soul sound at Stax Records in the 1960s as part of the legendary group Booker T.
  • (Duluth News Tribune)

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