It’s the original house band: Booker T. and the MGs

April 11, 2008

By Gerald M. Gay
Arizona Daily Star
Tucson, Arizona | Published: 04.11.2008
When Stax Records, the famed Memphis soul label, needed a bassist to accompany one of its A-list artists, it called on musician Donald “Duck” Dunn.
Together with his childhood friend, guitarist Steve Cropper, and organist Booker T. Jones, Dunn backed an array of well-known performers from Wilson Pickett to Otis Redding and Albert King through the 1960s and early ’70s.
Read the remainder of the article here.
So if you are lucky enough to live in Arizona, in close proximity to Tuscon’s Centennial Hall, then you may be able to catch this show on Tuesday, April 15th. Perhaps the rest of us will get lucky by having the original Stax house band come to our town as well. I got to see Motown’s Funk Brothers a few years back and this concert would be the perfect match to see.
Thank for stopping by.

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