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Bobby Keys (1943–2014)

Bobby Keys was born on December 18, 1943 in Lubbock, Texas, USA as Robert Henry Keys. He was an actor and composer, known for Shine a Light (2008), The Rolling Stones: Bridges to Babylon Tour '97-98 (1997) and Mad Dogs & Englishmen (1971). He was married to Holly. He died on December 2, 2014 in Franklin, Tennessee, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Shine a Light
Shine a Light Himself - The Rolling Stones: saxophone
(2008)
Mad Dogs & Englishmen
(1971)

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 1974 Son of Dracula
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The Band | Delaney & Bonnie & Friends | Bobby Keyes
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I kind of weaseled my way into the perimeter of the garage. [Buddy Holly] was the first guy I heard play electric guitar and it impressed the hell out of me. See more »

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He started out playing with Buddy Holly and The Crickets, and went on to become a top session and touring musician. He toured with the Rolling Stones for 45 years. See more »

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