Keys, Bobby

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Keys, Bobby Gender: M
Robert Henry Keys
born on 18 December 1943 at 22:15 (= 10:15 PM )
Place Slaton, Texas, 33n26, 101w39
Timezone CWT h5w (is war time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 26°20' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 18°40 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 13°03'

Bobby Keys (performing in October 2009)
photo: Sean Birmingham, license cc-by-sa-2.0


American saxophonist who performed with other musicians as a member of several horn sections of the 1970s. He appears on albums by the Rolling Stones, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Harry Nilsson, Delaney & Bonnie and Friends, George Harrison, John Lennon, Eric Clapton, Joe Cocker and other prominent musicians. Keys played on hundreds of recordings and was a touring musician from 1956 until his death from liver cancer in Franklin, Tennessee, on 2 December 2014, sixteen days before his 71st birthday.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Holly, Buddy (born 7 September 1936)
  • associate relationship with Vee, Bobby (born 30 April 1943)


  • Death by Disease 2 December 2014 (Cirrhosis of liver, age 70)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth report, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal (Lubbock, Texas), 21 Dec 1943, p. 12. Full name from Texas Birth Index.

Previously Scholfield quoted Texas Birth Index [b. Lubbock, Texas]. Paddy de Jabrun rectified to 7:00 PM, Dallas.


  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Liver/Pancreas/Spleen (Liver)
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease (Liver cancer)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Tenor saxophone, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone)