The Man Who Laid Down the Sax in the Stones’ “Brown Sugar” Has Died

For decades, Bobby Keys was the go-to guy for the Rolling Stones when they needed a sax player.  Here he is in action.

He’s also the guy on this John Lennon classic.

Bobby Keys died Tuesday at the age of 70. More details at Nashville Scene. More of Bobby’s work can be found here.


Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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