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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 Rolling Stones: Forty Licks World Tour Live at Madison Square Garden (2003). He was married to Holly. He died on December 2, 2014 in ... See full bio »

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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 »


His musical idol was bandleader/saxophonist King Curtis. See more »

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