Monday, May 14, 2012

Donald “Duck” Dunn was found dead in Tokyo

Donald “Duck has died at the age of 70 who made the great records in the 1960s for the gritty Memphis soul sound. Dunn, whose legacy as one of the most appreciated session musicians in the business also built-in work with John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd's Blues Brothers and with Levon Helm, Eric Clapton, Neil Young and Bob Dylan, died while on trip in Tokyo, Japan.

One of his best friends Cropper wrote on the facebook site as “Today I lost my best friend, the World has lost the best guy and bass player to ever live”. Dunn was born in 1941 in Memphis Tennesse and her nicknamed was come after the cartoon character. Dunn received a lifetime achievement Grammy in 2007. He is survived by his wife, June, son Jeff and grandson Michael.


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