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RIP, Legendary Rolling Stones Saxophonist, Bobby Keys

RIP, Legendary Rolling Stones Saxophonist, Bobby Keys

Bobby Keys, the hugely influential saxophonist who was the best member of the Rolling Stones who wasn’t actually in the band, passed away at the age of 70 on Tuesday. Keys toured with the band for over 45 years, lending his saxophone skills to hits like “Brown Sugar”, “Live With Me” and, best of all, “Can’t You Hear Me Knocking?” He also played with rock and roll icons like Buddy Holly, John Lennon, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Elvis himself, but his contribution to the Stones cemented his name in history. In a statement, the band said that “The Rolling Stones are devastated by the loss of their very dear friend and legendary saxophone player, Bobby Keys. Bobby made a unique musical contribution to the band since the 1960s. He will be greatly missed” …

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