Every Night's a Saturday Night: The Rock 'n' Roll Life of Legendary Sax Man Bobby Keys
Keys spent years at the highway through the early days of rock ‘n’ roll with hitmakers like Bobby Vee and many of the acts on Dick Clark’s Caravan of Stars journey, via a long time as most sensible traveling and consultation sax guy for the likes of Mad canine and Englishmen, George Harrison, John Lennon, and onto, so much famously, his gig with The Rolling Stone from 1970 onward. Every Night's a Saturday Night unearths Keys surroundings down the numerous stories of an over-the-top rock ‘n’ roll existence in his personal inimitable voice.
Augmented by way of particular contributions with well-known buddies and fellow tourists like Keith Richards, Joe Crocker, and Jim Keltner, Every Night's a Saturday Night paints a special photo of the coming-of-age of rock ‘n’ roll itself whereas celebrating how Keys’s uncooked expertise and oversized character have increased him from sideman to a rock ‘n’ roll icon.
This energy, simply whatever approximately it . . . It simply kinda lit a fuse that began burning then, and it’s nonetheless burning now. Bobby Keys Bobby Keys has been an in-demand consultation and traveling saxophone participant because the Fifties. He has toured and recorded with The Rolling Stones given that 1970, and has performed on checklist or onstage with Elvis Presley, blood brother Holly’s Crickets, Joe Cocker, Eric Clapton, John Lennon and Yoko Ono, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Keith Moon, Warren Zevon, and Sheryl Crow, between.
will be enjoying an element and, if you happen to screwed up and hit a improper observe, you'll cease there and punch it again in and move on from that time ahead. Which i used to be more than pleased for—we did loads of punching in simply because Delaney additionally desired to have every little thing simply precisely correct. from time to time i presumed he was once taking it too a long way, yet I take pleasure in now that it was once a good suggestion. We’d return occasionally and punch in exactly one unmarried observe to get it correct. We did loads of that very same formulation later with the Stones. We’d choose.
Anyone—or no longer loads of ladies, at any rate—but he was once. Then, after all, he ended up with George’s spouse Patty. The English are unusual approximately switchin’ better halves. they are surely. after which the blokes cross on and stay pals. I don’t recognize if the better halves remain buddies or no longer. many years later, I type of wrote Eric off while I heard what occurred while he fired the Dominos—he rehired a band and informed 106 each NIGHT’S A SATURDAY evening my good friend Carl Radle he used to be gonna be within the new band after which, while Carl.
Musician. nonetheless is. And again in 1970, Derek and the Dominos have been shaping as much as be a hell of a band. simply no longer with Jim and me. So, okay. great unhappiness now not being in a band, yet we’re residing in a Beatle’s condo, recording with a Beatle—newly former Beatle at that time—so existence wasn’t so undesirable. I’ve by no means relatively talked to Eric approximately precisely what occurred simply because eventually it didn’t really count. We didn’t have the gig. in its place, we did George’s first solo album and lived out at his position for a month.
performed sooner than. Chip Monck was once the degree supervisor for that journey, the sound guy, the fellow who placed the convey on, primarily, and his proposal was once to have the spotlights come from in the back of the degree and shine up in this immense Mylar reflect that hung above us rather than coming from front of the level, like they regularly had earlier than. It was once scorching, yet then every thing used to be scorching again then. What I keep in mind the main from that interval, although, was once that each day used to be interesting, each day used to be getting towards the gigs. This was once.