Bobby Keys, longtime saxophonist for The Rolling Stones, has died. Michael Webb, who played keyboards  for “Bobby Keys and the Suffering Bastards”, has confiremed Keys’ passing. Webb stated  Keys  had been battling cirrhosis and passed away at his home in Franklin early this morning. He was 70 years old.

Keys, Texas native who’d lived in Middle Tennessee since the early ’90s, in addition to playing  with  Stones for 40 years , Keys  has appeared  on  several legendary recordings by John Lennon, Joe Cocker, Barbra Streisand, B.B. King, Carly Simon, Lynyrd Skynyrd and others.


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