We're still getting more tributes to Booker T. and the MGs bassist Donald "Duck" Dunn, who passed away Sunday morning at the age of 70. The latest one comes from Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament, who, in 2007, put Dunn's name into the neck of one of his basses. On the band's website, Ament shared a picture of the bass as well as his rememberances of seeing Dunn up close every night while opening up for Neil Young in 1993.
The death of Booker T. and the MGs bass player Donald 'Duck' Dunn has shaken the entire music world, with many rock greats logging on to Twitter to say how much Dunn's music meant to them. One of those is Slash, who tweeted the message below to his more than 1.5 million followers.
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Donald "Duck" Dunn, who played on hundreds of rock and soul classics as the bassist for Booker T. and the MGs, and later as a session player, passed away Sunday morning at the age of 70. Steve Cropper, the MGs guitarist, broke the news on his Facebook page at approximately 12:30AM Eastern time.