Donald Dunn - Quotes

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I try to keep people happy. I go out of my way to get a smile. That's the way my mother raised me.

I try to keep people happy. I go out of my way to get a smile. That's the way my mother raised me.

Most of my school friends and even a few of my teachers called me 'Duck.' ---->>>

I'm the middle man. I try to keep people happy. I go out of my way to get a smile. That's the way my mother raised me. ---->>>

When I heard BB King's 'Sweet Sixteen,' I knew I wanted to play bass because that was the thing that made that record: the bass player. ---->>>

If you've got a good song, it's easy to play. But you can't make a bad song sound good no matter who you have to play on it. ---->>>

Yes; my brother Bobby used to distribute records at King Records. I had a job there, too, packing records up and shipping them off. But I always wanted to play sessions at Stax, so I figured out a way to do it. ---->>>

I knew when I got to play with Al Jackson I would be a better bass player because he was the best drummer in the world. I worshipped him. ---->>>

Elvis wore a halo. Otis Redding did, too. You knew you were playing with a star when you played with them. ---->>>

I always look back and say I should have made more. It should have been more lucrative, but it wasn't. ---->>>

When I was a kid, I used to look in the mirror and pretend I was Elvis. ---->>>

I tried the guitar, but it had two strings too many. It was just too complicated, man! Plus, I grew up with Steve Cropper. There were so many good guitar players, another one wasn't needed. What was needed was a bass. ---->>>

When Elvis sang, it almost sounded like he was whispering. But after you heard the record, his voice was the strongest thing you ever heard. He was incredible. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 11-24, 1941
Birthplace:
Die: 05-13, 2013
Occupation: Musician

Donald "Duck" Dunn (November 24, 1941 – May 13, 2012) was an American bass guitarist, session musician, record producer, and songwriter. Dunn was notable for his 1960s recordings with Booker T. & the M.G.'s and as a session bassist for Stax Records. At Stax, Dunn played on thousands of records, including hits by Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, Rufus Thomas, Carla Thomas, William Bell, Eddie Floyd, Johnnie Taylor, Albert King, Elvis Presley and many others (wikipedia)