Donald “Duck” Dunn

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Levon, Whitney, Robin: Saying Farewell To Those Who Passed In 2012

As we say farewell to 2012, we honor the legendary artists who we lost this year. Whitney Houston 1963 – 2012 One of the world’s best-selling music artists, Whitney Houston sold over 170 million albums, singles […]

12/28/2012

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Donna Summer’s “Last Dance” [Jeffrey T]

Donna Summer died this morning.  Whoa!  This one TOTALLY caught me off-guard.  It looks like the “Queen of Disco” wraps up another Celebrity Death Trifecta, too. Carroll Shelby (auto designer) Donald “Duck” Dunn (musician) Donna […]

05/17/2012

Donald Duck Dunn

Musicians Remember Donald “Duck” Dunn

A number of musicians have taken to the web to respond to the passing of legendary bass player Donald “Duck” Dunn. Dunn got his start playing in Booker T & The MGs in the ’60s. […]

05/14/2012

Donald Duck Dunn

Donald “Duck” Dunn 1941-2012

Legendary bass player Donald “Duck” Dunn died in Toyko Sunday morning, where he was playing a series of concerts billed as “STAX Shows” with Steve Cropper and Eddie Floyd. He was 70. Steve Cropper, Dunn’s […]

05/14/2012

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Another Week, Another Trifecta?

Spring is SUPPOSED to be the season of new life.  But, lately, it seems to be the season for Celebrity Death Trifectas!  No, I’m not reporting on a complete CDT.  It’s only two-thirds complete.  Though, […]

05/14/2012

From the Cover of "In the Christmas Spirit" by Booker T and the MGs

Rock Flashback: Booker T. and the MG’s Get the Christmas Spirit

By 1966, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Booker T. and the MG’s[/lastfm] were well-established as one of the greatest groups in history, laying down the groove for superstar acts at Stax Records in Memphis and scoring hits on their own. […]

12/14/2011

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