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Donald "Duck" Dunn 1941-2012

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    One of the great Funk Soul / Funk musicians has passed away at the age of 70: bassist Donald "Duck" Dunn. He was still playing and touring - he had been on stage in Tokyo just a few hours before he died. "Duck" held down the bass chair on many, many classic Stax recordings e.g. Otis Redding, and played with Booker T and the MGs with Steve Cropper (anyone for Green Onions?. He was also in The Blues Brothers band and film.



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