Death of Bobby Keys

December 18, 1943 - December 2, 2014
Franklin, Tennessee | Age 70

Rolling Stones' sax player dies in TN
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By KRISTIN M. HALL, The Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Saxophonist Bobby Keys, a lifelong rock 'n' roller who toured with Buddy Holly, played on recordings by John Lennon and laid down one of the all-time blowout solos on the Rolling Stones' "Brown Sugar," has died. He was 70.

Michael Webb, who played keyboard with Keys, said Keys died Tuesday at his home in Franklin, Tennessee, after a lengthy illness. Keys had been on tour with the Stones earlier this year...

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