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In Memoriam: Morris “B.B.” Dickerson
In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Morris “B.B.” Dickerson

Another giant of the bass has left us. Morris “B.B.” Dickerson, who co-founded the band War, passed away after a long illness. He was 71 years old.

War: The Cisco Kid
Bass Videos

War: The Cisco Kid

I’ve been on a real War kick this week, which was kicked off by watching this clip of the band from The Midnight Special in 1973. “The Cisco Kid” is a simple but fun song, and bassist B.B. Dickerson lays into it with tons of pocket.