The AP (google.com) is reporting the Donald "Duck" Dunn, passed away this morning in Tokyo while on tour with Steve Cropper. He was 70 years old.
Of course, I remember him from The Blues Brothers, but I most remember him in a number of concert bootlegs that a friend of mine, during his futile attempt to teach me how to play the bass, was using as examples of how to play the bass as part of a band instead of playing just by myself.
Vocatus atque non vocatus, Deus aderit. -- Erasmus
All others things being equal, the simplest solution is usually stupidity. -- Darwin Minor
The more things change, the more they stay the same. (Maybe.) 5.5 years after the Gray Album, look where DJ Dangermouse, EMI, and all the rest of us are again: You can actually listen to the album on NPR's site of all things.