[youtube]CKGPrS1zi-Q[/youtube] [youtube]xdbJTe8MIFs[/youtube] Donald “Duck” Dunn the bassist for Booker T. & The MGs passed in his sleep today at age 70 after performing at Tokyo Blue Note. Dunn grew-up in Memphis with future fellow band member Steve Cropper. He started playing the bass when he was 16 and he CropperContinue Reading

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[youtube]Rq4FFzDP8Ms[/youtube] Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Lewis Steinberg and Al Jackson, Jr. became the house band for legendary Memphis soul label Stax in 1962.They were an unusual lineup because they were one of the first interracial soul bands. Their 1962 hit “Green Onions” established them as more than just aContinue Reading

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