Duff (Jerry Lee) Dorrough was a Mississippi musician and artist from Ruleville. He died at the age of 60 on October 3, 2012 of liver cancer. Born on May 20, 1952, he worked in oils and pastels. His pastels “Seasonal Sunsets” were shown at Gin Mill Galleries in Indianola and at the Mississippi Arts Commission Woolfolk building. Dorrough earned his B.F.A. in the 1990’s at Delta State University and continued studying under Sammy Britt and Gerald Deloach.
He was also the guitarist and vocalist for the soul-gospel group called The Revelators as well as the Yalobushwackers, the house band for Oxford’s Thacker Mountain Radio program. Dorrough was formerly a guitarist and bandleader for Charlie Love and the Tangents, a band which had not played together since the death of Charlie Love in 1997 until they got together for a reunion at the Crawfish Festival in Leland in May 2008. He also performed with the Taylor Grocery Band and several others.