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Booker T and the MG’s: Melting Pot, Live 1989
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Booker T and the MG’s: Melting Pot, Live 1989

Donald “Duck” Dunn is a legend for a reason. Here’s a great clip of the bassist laying it down with Booker T and the MG’s at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes back in 1989. The group played through many of their hits, including this version of 1971’s “Melting Pot.” Dunn’s rock solid groove lays perfectly in the pocket to...

Bass Players To Know: Donald “Duck” Dunn
Bass Players To Know

Bass Players To Know: Donald “Duck” Dunn

For the official launch of our Bass Players to Know series, we’re starting with the man, the legend, the ’fro: Donald “Duck” Dunn. Lets cover some of the need-to-know facts, an examination of his style, and a few key listening examples… So who is Duck Dunn, anyway? Dunn was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee and is best known for...

Booker T. and the MG’s: “Time is Tight”, Live 1970
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Booker T. and the MG’s: “Time is Tight”, Live 1970

Here’s a groove that’ll make you feel good. Donald “Duck” Dunn locks in on this jam with Booker T. and the MG’s during a show at the Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California on January 31, 1970.