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Bobby Keys Net Worth

Bobby Keys Net Worth is
$10 Million

Bobby Keys Biography

Bobby Keys net well worth: Bobby Keys was an American saxophone participant who had a net well worth of $10 million. Keys passed away due to cirrhosis at his house in Franklin, Tennessee, on December 2, 2014. He’s best known to be the main saxophone participant for the Rolling Stones. he also performed on all Stones tours from 1970. He performed on every album from 1969 until 1974,


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Quick Facts

Full NameBobby Keys
Net Worth$10 Million
Date Of BirthDecember 18, 1943
DiedDecember 2, 2014, Franklin, Tennessee, United States
ProfessionSaxophonist, Session musician, Imagine, Working Class Hero, Mother
NationalityAmerican
SpouseHolly Keys
ChildrenAmber Keys, Jesse Keys, Huck Keys, Imagine, Working Class Hero, Mother
SiblingsDebbie Kanishiro, Daryl Keys, Gary Keys, Imagine, Working Class Hero, Mother


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1 He started out playing with Buddy Holly and The Crickets, and went on to become a top session and touring musician. He toured with the Rolling Stones for 45 years.
2 His musical idol was bandleader/saxophonist King Curtis.
3 Doesn't sight-read music, and actually panicked when asked to do a recording session for John Lennon and expected Lennon to pass out horn charts. As it turned out, Lennon merely passed copies of his lyrics (with chords written in) around to the session players; he couldn't sight-read music either.


Quotes

#Quote
1 I kind of weaseled my way into the perimeter of the garage. [Buddy Holly] was the first guy I heard play electric guitar and it impressed the hell out of me.
2 [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.
3 ...the image, according to 1964 US Rock and roll standards, was mohair suit and tie, and nicey-nicey ol' boy next door. And all of a sudden here comes this truckload of English jackflies singing a Buddy Holly song! Damn! I couldn't really hear all that well, amplifiers and PAs being what they were, but man I felt it...it reminded me so much of the energy I heard from Buddy and I heard from Elvis. There was something in there that was the real deal. [on hearing the Rolling Stones for the first time at the 1964 San Antonio Fair]


Filmography

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Son of Dracula 1974 Musician: The Count Downes (as Bobby Keyes)

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
FightZone Presents 2011 TV Series 1 episode

Editor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
FightZone Presents 2011 TV Series 1 episode

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
FightZone Presents 2011 TV Series producer - 1 episode

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Son of Dracula 1974 "Down", "At My Front Door", "Daybreak"

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Every Night's a Saturday Night 2016 Documentary post-production Himself
The Rolling Stones: Sweet Summer Sun - Hyde Park Live 2013 Documentary
Rolling Stones: One More Shot 2012 TV Movie Herself
The Ringmaster General 2012 Video documentary Himself
The Rolling Stones: LIVE! 2012 Short Himself (as Bobby Keyes)
Shine a Light 2008 Documentary Himself - The Rolling Stones: saxophone
Salt of the Earth 2007 Video documentary Himself - Saxophone
Rolling Stones: Forty Licks World Tour Live at Madison Square Garden 2003 TV Special Himself - Saxophone
Let It Bleed - 40 Jahre Rolling Stones 2002 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Rolling Stones: Bridges to Babylon Tour '97-98 1997 TV Movie documentary Himself (Saxophone)
Rolling Stones: Voodoo Lounge 1995 TV Movie documentary Himself (Saxophone)
Weird Nightmare 1993 Documentary Himself
Keith Richards and the X-pensive Winos Live at the Hollywood Palladium - December 15, 1988 1991 Video Himself
At the Max 1991 Documentary Himself (Saxophone)
Chuck Berry Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll 1987 Documentary Himself
Let's Spend the Night Together 1982 Documentary Himself
Ladies and Gentlemen: The Rolling Stones 1973 Documentary Himself (Saxophone, Percussion)
Cocksucker Blues 1972 Documentary Himself (as Bobby Keyes)
Did Somebody Drop His Mouse? 1972 Documentary short Himself
Mad Dogs & Englishmen 1971 Documentary Himself (as The Band)
Delaney & Bonnie & Friends 1970 TV Movie Himself - Musician (as Delaney & Bonnie & Friends)
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