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  • Donald 'Duck' Dunn dies at 70; bassist for Booker T. & the MG's

    As the bass player on dozens of the most soulful hits in the history of pop music, Donald "Duck" Dunn often found himself out on the road playing to fans who had assumed he was black like the stars he supported, notably Otis Redding, Wilson Pickett and Sam & Dave.
  • Donald 'Duck' Dunn: Honoring a Stax master -- and 'Time Is Tight'

     
    Donald "Duck" Dunn, the bassist for Booker T & the M.G.'s, died over the weekend. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts explains the power behind one of the musician's best bass lines, on "Time Is Tight."

    Donald 'Duck' Dunn dead at 70: A soul rhythm-section great

    Donald 'Duck' Dunn dead at 70: A soul rhythm-section great
    Donald “Duck” Dunn, who died Sunday at age 70 in Tokyo only hours after playing his final show with longtime friend Steve Cropper, was part of one of soul music’s greatest rhythm sections. Dunn was a self-taught bass player who had been...

    BOYS BASKETBALL: Team-by-team previews

    BETHEL HEAD COACH: Craig Brehon YEARS IN COACHING:: 17 years, approximately 260-112. TOP RETURNING PLAYERS: Aaron Bacote 6-4 Jr - 13ppg, 4 rpg Nate Motley 6-0 Soph - 6 ppg Jeremy Saunders 6-4 Jr - 6 ppg Clayton Cowell 5-5 Sr - 5 ppg, 3 assists per...

    A long time coming, Wegmans in Abingdon opens to warm reception

    A long time coming, Wegmans in Abingdon opens to warm reception
    The day has finally arrived, Wegmans fans. The chain's first store in Harford County opened its doors to a warm — and packed — reception. The Abingdon Wegmans has been a long time coming, taunting shoppers that would exit off or head toward...