Sax Legend Boots Randolph Passes
July 6, 2007 at 6:53 AM (PT)
ALL ACCESS sends condolences and prayers to the family of NASHVILLE sax player BOOTS RANDOLPH, who passed away on TUESDAY (7/3). He was 80.
RANDOLPH was a major player in what became known as the "NASHVILLE sound," playing with the likes of ELVIS, ROY ORBISON and EDDIE ARNOLD. He is most famous for his 1963 chart hit "Yakety Sax."
In lieu of flowers, his family asks that donations be made to The BOOTS RANDOLPH Scholarship Fund, BLAIR SCHOOL OF MUSIC, U.S. BANK, 600 S. Main St., GOODLETTSVILLE, TN 37072. For more information on his legendary career, just click here.