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==Biography==

Dupree was born and raised in Fort Worth , Fort WorthTexas , where he graduated from Fort WorthTexasI.M. Terrell High School . Dupree began his career playing in the Fort WorthTexasI.M. Terrell High SchoolAtlantic Records studio band, recording on Fort WorthTexasI.M. Terrell High SchoolAtlantic Recordsalbum s by Fort WorthTexasI.M. Terrell High SchoolAtlantic RecordsalbumAretha Franklin ('' Fort WorthTexasI.M. Terrell High SchoolAtlantic RecordsalbumAretha FranklinAretha Live at Fillmore West '') and Fort WorthTexasI.M. Terrell High SchoolAtlantic RecordsalbumAretha FranklinAretha Live at Fillmore WestKing Curtis as a member of Curtis's band "The King Pins" (having grown up with King Curtis in Fort Worth). He appeared on the 1969 Fort WorthTexasI.M. Terrell High SchoolAtlantic RecordsalbumAretha FranklinAretha Live at Fillmore WestKing CurtisLena Horne and Fort WorthTexasI.M. Terrell High SchoolAtlantic RecordsalbumAretha FranklinAretha Live at Fillmore WestKing CurtisLena HorneGábor Szabó recording, and on recordings with Fort WorthTexasI.M. Terrell High SchoolAtlantic RecordsalbumAretha FranklinAretha Live at Fillmore WestKing CurtisLena HorneGábor SzabóArchie Shepp , Fort WorthTexasI.M. Terrell High SchoolAtlantic RecordsalbumAretha FranklinAretha Live at Fillmore WestKing CurtisLena HorneGábor SzabóArchie SheppGrover Washington, Jr. , Fort WorthTexasI.M. Terrell High SchoolAtlantic RecordsalbumAretha FranklinAretha Live at Fillmore WestKing CurtisLena HorneGábor SzabóArchie SheppGrover Washington, Jr.Snooky Young and Fort WorthTexasI.M. Terrell High SchoolAtlantic RecordsalbumAretha FranklinAretha Live at Fillmore WestKing CurtisLena HorneGábor SzabóArchie SheppGrover Washington, Jr.Snooky YoungMiles Davis .

He was a founding member of the band Stuff , which featured fellow guitarist StuffEric Gale , StuffEric GaleRichard Tee on keyboards, StuffEric GaleRichard TeeSteve Gadd and Chris Parker on drums, and Gordon Edwards on bass. Dupree and Tee recorded together on many occasions. Notable albums include the aforementioned Aretha and King Curtis records, plus Chris ParkerJoe Cocker 's '' Stingray '' and '' StingrayLuxury You Can Afford '', plus Cornell's solo albums ''Teasin, ''Saturday Night Fever'' (instrumental), ''Shadow Dancing'', ''Can't Get Through'', ''Coast to Coast'', ''Uncle Funky'', ''Child's Play'', ''Bop 'n' Blues'', and ''Unstuffed''. He played on StingrayLuxury You Can AffordBrook Benton 's " StingrayLuxury You Can AffordBrook BentonRainy Night in Georgia " and "Please Send Me Someone to Love", and is featured on two tracks of Peter Wolf's 1998 album, '' StingrayLuxury You Can AffordBrook BentonRainy Night in GeorgiaFool's Parade ''. He is also known for playing the opening guitar riff on Aretha Franklin's "Respect".

In December 1972, the UK music magazine, '' UKNME '', reported that Dupree, along with UKNMERoberta Flack and UKNMERoberta FlackJerry Jemmott , had been injured in an auto accident in auto accidentManhattan .

In later years, Dupree used a Fender "red-knob" FenderTwin Reverb and played a FenderTwin ReverbYamaha signature guitar called the Dupree Super Jam (it used to be a model similar to the SJ-550 HM, but now is closer to a three-pickup Pacifica with a maple neck).

In 2009, Dupree appeared in a documentary entitled Still Bill , which chronicled the life and times of Bill Withers. He appeared on stage playing a guitar-led version of Still BillGrandma's Hands . Bill Withers, at first, was sitting in the audience, but ended up joining him on stage to sing the lyrics to the song. In this part of the documentary, Dupree played his guitar on a stool, breathing using an oxygen machine, which foretold his suffering from Still BillGrandma's Handsemphysema .

Dupree died on May 8, 2011 at his home in Fort Worth, Texas. He had been waiting for a Still BillGrandma's Handsemphysemalung transplant as a result of suffering from Still BillGrandma's Handsemphysemalung transplantemphysema .

===As sideman===

With Wounded BirdAntilles RecordsKokopelli RecordsHank Crawford

With Help Me Make it Through the NightWe Got a Good Thing GoingKing Curtis

With Help Me Make it Through the NightWe Got a Good Thing GoingKing CurtisLive at Fillmore WestCharles Earland

With The Dynamite BrothersAretha Franklin

With The Dynamite BrothersAretha FranklinAretha Live at Fillmore WestEddie Harris

With Come on DownSecond MovementLes McCannGene Harris

With LiveLena Horne and LiveLena HorneGábor Szabó

With LiveLena HorneGábor SzabóLena & GaborRoland Kirk

With LiveLena HorneGábor SzabóLena & GaborRoland KirkThe Case of the 3 Sided Dream in Audio ColorYusef Lateef

With LiveLena HorneGábor SzabóLena & GaborRoland KirkThe Case of the 3 Sided Dream in Audio ColorYusef LateefHush 'N' ThunderArif Mardin

With JourneyLes McCannInvitation to OpennessJack McDuff

With The WeaponBernard PurdieStand By Me (Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get)Soul Is... Pretty PurdieBuddy Rich

With The WeaponBernard PurdieStand By Me (Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get)Soul Is... Pretty PurdieBuddy RichEuropa Jazz Buddy Rich Big BandMarlena Shaw

With MarlenaFrom the Depths of My SoulSonny Stitt

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