Click here for Wookieepedia's article on the Canon version of this subject.  This article covers the Legends version of this subject. 

Doda Bodonawieedo was a male Rodian slitherhorn (traz) player for the Max Rebo Band. He was also an information broker and was a part of the Shawpee street gang.


Bodonawieedo and Barquin D'an performing "Jedi Rocks"

Doda was a member of the Tetsu Clan, and was born on a transport shuttle flight to Tatooine after his parents fled Rodia. He was raised in Mos Eisley until his fugitive parents were hunted down when he was ten years old, leaving an orphaned Doda to plunge into a life of petty street crime, becoming one of the founding members of the Shawpee street gang[2] alongside his friend, the Human Falk.[3] Doda harbored a dislike for Rodian culture, yet he held the traditional music in high regard. He worked many gigs, including Chalmun's Spaceport Cantina and Jabba's Palace, the latter being where the bard befriended a number of Gamorrean guards and performed with the Max Rebo Band.[1]

Doda made the wise decision not to journey with the rest of the band on the doomed trip to the Great Pit of Carkoon. After hearing of Jabba's death, he stole several priceless sculptures from the Hutt's town house and fled the planet. He then sold the sculptures to an art collector on Tharkos and became very wealthy.[4]

Behind the scenes[]

Doda was added to the extended musical number in the Special Edition of Return of the Jedi. He was portrayed by an uncredited Nelson Hall.

Doda was made into an action figure in 1998.



Notes and references[]