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Best songs with saxophone

This topic might take some research & thought:

 

I'll start with one of my favorites:

 

Born To Run by Bruce & Clarence

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A Little Piece of Heaven - Avenged Sevenfold - Saxes by Brandon Fields, Bill Liston, Joel Peskin, Dave Boruff and Rusty Higgins.

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Sweet Virginia - The Stones

 

Bobby Keys on sax

 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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He's A Rebel * The Crystals {actually it was the Blossoms, with lead singer Darlene Love}

Arranged by Jack Nitzsche, Produced by Phil Spector, Written by Gene Pitney, and the Sax solo, Steve Douglas. #263 on the top 500 of all time.

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Footsteps by Modern Nature

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Just you and me  Chicago

Walter Parazaider

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Living in the Material World-George Harrison

 

Jim Horn

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Frankenstein  Edgar Winter sax by same

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Return to sender.. Elvis.. I 'think" it was Boots Randolph on sax

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"Year of the Cat" - Al Stewart

 

Phil Kenzie on sax.

 

Phil Kenzie has worked with The Eagles, Rod Stewart, Graham Nash, David Crosby, Rodney Crowell, Roseanne Cash, Brian Wilson, Vince Gill, Stevie Nicks, Jackson Browne, Karla Bonoff, America, Boy George, Carly Simon, Randy Meisner, Steven Stills, Poco, The Pointer Sisters, Kenny Loggins, Tom Petty, Ronnie Spector, David Lyndley Eric Carmen and Debbie Gibson etc.

 

So there are lots of songs out there with Phil on sax.

 

 

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Can’t You Hear Me Knocking - The Rolling Stones - Sax by Bobby Keys

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I just put that song in also!  I hadn't seen other posts yet - totally agree!  The sax display is awesome, and when I hear that song, the volume goes up - way up 👌!

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"Urgent" * Foreigner 

Jr. Walker on Sax

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Summer Romance (Anti-Gravity Love Song) - Incubus - Sax by Jeremy Wasser

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Just The Two Of Us by Grover Washington, Jr - featuring Bill Withers (1981). 

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Englishman In New York - Sting

 

Branford Marsalis on sax

 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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The One You Love by Glenn Frey

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I’m just a singer (In a rock and roll band)

Moody Blues

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Grey Street - Dave Matthews Band - Sax by LeRoi Moore

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Good Morning Good Morning-The Beatles 

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You Can't Take The Country Out Of The Girl by Brooks & Dunn

 

It's rare to hear sax being played on country music.

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Dr. Wu  Steely Dan  Phil Woods-sax

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When You Dance:  The Turbans    (I've always liked the saxophone solo; don't know who played).

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Believed to be Big Al Sears, but not substantiated

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Room a Thousand Years Wide - Soundgarden - Sax by Scott Granlund

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From S&G's 1981 Concert in Central Park (and the 1982 live double album):

 

1) Still Crazy After All These Years (Dave Tofani on sax).

 

2) Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard  (Gerry Niewood on sax).

 

On the album you can hear S&G acknowledge each player after their respective performances.

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Another Day - Dream Theater - Sax by Jay Beckenstein

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Tupelo honey  Van Morrison  sax by Jack Shroer

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Born Too Late: The Poni-Tails    The sax player (whoever he was) did a nice job adding some heft and emotion to what otherwise would have been a simple late 50's girl group tune.

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I just had to look it up @1968Hoya46 . The band that played for the song was "Al Tercek and his Orchestra" the sax player listed was "Frank Jencen".  

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