Longtime Rolling Stones saxophonist Bobby Keys has passed away.

According to nashvillescene.com, the legendary musician had been battling cirrhosis and passed away at his home in Franklin early this morning.

He was a Texas native who lived in Tennessee since the early ’90s.

In addition to his 40-plus-year tenure with the Stones, he played with other legends like Eric Clapton, George Harrison, John Lennon, Joe Cocker, Barbra Streisand, B.B. King, Carly Simon, Lynyrd Skynyrd and others.

And who can forget his gorgeous extended saxophone solo over the guitar work of Keith Richards and Mick Taylor on 'Can't You Hear Me knocking?'

R.I.P Bobby Keys.

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