Donald "Duck" Dunn Dies At Age 70

Legendary bass player Donald "Duck" Dunn has passed away at age 70 in Tokyo, Japan. He was in Tokyo for a series of performances at The Blue Note. Born in Memphis, Tennessee in 1941, he joined The Mar-Keys before sigining on with Booker T & The MGs in 1963. The band's instrumental hits include "Green Onions" and "Time Is Tight" but their lasting legacy is as architects of the Stax / Volt sound. At Stax Records, Duck laid down inumerable grooves behind artists like Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, Rufus Thomas and Albert King performing on more than 600 recordings.
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