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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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...the image, according to 1964 US Rock and roll standards, was mohair suit and tie, and nicey-nicey ol' boy next door. And all of a sudden here comes this truckload of English jackflies singing a Buddy Holly song! Damn! I couldn't really hear all that well, amplifiers and PAs being what they were, but man I felt reminded me so much of the energy I heard from Buddy and I heard from Elvis.... See more »


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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