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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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[King Curtis] approached his [sax] solos differently than your jazz cats - most of 'em were pretty snooty jazzberries who thought rock & roll was just a waste of time. But King Curtis, he played sax the way a guitar plays, like James Burton would play a lead on a song. It was how he played and how he attacked the notes and his phrasing that was different than the normal. See more »


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

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