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American saxophonist Bobby Keys died at 70

Dec 4, 2014 12:56 IST

American saxophonist Bobby Keys died in Franklin, Tennessee on 2 December 2014. He was 70. He played saxophone for the The Rolling Stones, English rock band formed in Kent in 1962.

Bobby was most famous for his work with the The Rolling Stones on the classic track Brown Sugar and album Exile On Main Street. He made a unique musical contribution to The Rolling Stones band since 1960s.

 

About Bobby Keys
• Bobby Keys was born in Texas in 1943.
• He was a self-taught musician and he was a rock 'n' roller in every sense of the term.
• He recorded with a Who's Who of rock, Chuck Berry, Eric Clapton, John Lennon, George Harrison, Carly Simon, Country Joe and the Fish, Harry Nilsson, Joe Cocker and Sheryl Crow.
• He played saxophone for  The Rolling Stones that includes the albums  Let It Bleed, Sticky Fingers, Exile on Main St., Goats Head Soup, Emotional Rescue, Stripped and etc .,
• His other albums with other artists include Ringo, Goodnight Vienna, Gimme Some Neck, Mahoney's Last Stand, Barbra Joan Streisand, No Secrets and Hotcakes.

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Who: American saxophonist Bobby Keys

What: Died

When: 2 December 2014

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