Country music saxophonist, born Homer Louis Randolph III in 1927. Randolph was an important session player during the "countrypolitan" years, and led horn sections for Elvis Presley and Roy Orbison. His one solo hit was the 1963 instrumental "Yakety Sax," which was later used as the theme for Benny Hill's TV show.
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All Music Guide: Boots Randolph
Biography, and discography with reviews.
CMT.com: "Yakety Sax" Man Boots Randolph Dies
Obituary by Calvin Gilbert explores details of his contribution to the "Nashville Sound," with details on his recordings with Elvis Presley. (July 03, 2007)
Sax player Boots Randolph dead at 80
Associated Press obituary summarizes his life and career, including the way his "Yakety Sax" brought new fans through Benny Hill's TV show. As published in the New York Times. (July 03, 2007)
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