Steve Cropper

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

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

John Prine collects his Grammy for Best Contemporary Folk Recording, 2006 (Getty Images/Kevin Winter)

Rock Flashback: John Prine Turns 65

You wouldn’t necessarily guess it from his voice, which has a rural twang, but [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]John Prine[/lastfm] was born in Maywood, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, 65 years ago this week. His parents were natives […]

10/13/2011

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