My introduction to one of the most influential and steadfast bassists of all time was through the original Blues Brothers movie. Little did I know at the time that Dunn, (who smoked a pipe and at the time of filming had quite a large  afro ) along with Steve Cropper had been part of the famous Booker T. & the MG’s the backing band for Stax Records and  behind every Otis Redding song you’ve ever heard, along with many others like Wilson Pickett, Eddie Floyd, Johnnie Taylor, Sam & Dave, pretty much all Southern Soul worth listening to in the mid to late 1960s.  Here he is on “She Caught The Katy” from the original Blues Brothers soundtrack and “Hold On, I’m Comin’ ” by Sam & Dave playing that inimitable fluid blues bass groove. RIP

She Caught The Katy- Blues Brothers 

Hold On, I’m Comin’- Sam & Dave 


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