View Full Version : R.I.P. Bobby Keys

Wobert Wedford
December 3rd, 2014, 06:04 AM
Rolling Stones 'devastated at loss of dear friend' and long time saxophonist Bobby Keys, 70, who died today at his home in Tennessee after long illness

Bobby Keys began playing for Buddy Holly while he was just 15 years old
Met Stones while they were playing on the same bill in San Antonio, Texas
Went to confront them over cover of Holly song, but joined group instead
Can be heard on tracks Brown Sugar, Live With Me, and Emotional Rescue
Was suffering from liver condition after problems with alcohol and heroin