Donald "Duck" Dunn, the famed session bass guitarist for Memphis-based Stax Records and R&B band Booker T. & the M.G.'s, died in Tokyo after performing at the Blue Note night club with fellow musician Steve Cropper. He was 70. Dunn was born in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1941. He met future guit ... More >>
Here's a quick break from the pre-Winter Music Conference hoopla to give you some local music news. Sweat Records has announced the lineup from its third annual Sweatstock on April 21, which also coincides with Record Store Day. Headlining the party is Miami's favorite electro-pop act Afrobeta ... More >>
When legendary label Stax Records signs an artist to its roster, you can be sure that they're not thinking about ring tone sales -- but pure soul and the type of music with the power to unhinge and incite, much like artists Isaac Hayes, Moms Mabley and RIchard Pryor did for the label i ... More >>
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