Bobby Keys

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Book Report: Three Things We Learned From Bobby Keys’ ‘Every Night’s A Saturday Night’

This year has seen a lot of icons hit a new venue – the book store. So, just in time for the holidays, we’re offering brief takes on some of 2012’s best rock tomes.

12/12/2012

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The Rolling Stones’ “GRRR!” Tracklist: 20 Songs They Missed

In stores this week is GRRR!, a career-spanning greatest hits set by The Rolling Stones. There are several versions of the collection available, including the 80-track “Super Deluxe” version. But with 50 years under their collective belt, even 80 songs doesn’t seem enough. Here, we suggest a couple of other great Stones songs that could make it an even 100 (and there’d still be songs missing).

11/15/2012

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Bobby Keys Remembers The Band’s Levon Helm [VIDEO]

It turns out Levon Helm, the singer and drummer of The Band, turned him on to blues harmonica players, which proved to be an important influence on Bobby Keys’ sax playing. Watch as Keys discusses Helm’s personal significance.

07/30/2012

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Bobby Keys On The Crickets’ Rock Hall Induction: “Finally!”

At The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s annual induction ceremony on April 14, the Hall corrected a couple of gaffes in their history: namely, the exclusion of “backing groups.” While singer/frontmen like Smokey Robinson, […]

05/01/2012

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