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Best songs with saxophone

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I'll start with one of my favorites:

 

Born To Run by Bruce & Clarence

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Dick Parry's Saxaphone on Pink Floyd's "Us & Them"  from the "Dark Side of the Moon" lp.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ZqblYOj7pg&ab_channel=Jotta.Moraes

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Englishman In New York by Sting

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Can’t You Hear Me Knocking-Rolling Stones

Bobby Keys on sax. 

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"Stormy" * The Classics lV

Ronnie Laws on sax.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18Sua_QTDs0&ab_channel=KlassikRocker

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Avalon, Roxy Music

Andy MacKay- Sax

 

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An Englishman In New York by Sting

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sax great ‘King’ Curtis Ousley, “Soul Serenade” 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DyGqOJUc-UI&ab_channel=the45prof

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Not really a song, but a tune - Crossfire, by Johnny & the Hurricanes

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"Whatever Happened To Saturday Night?" * Meat Loaf

from the "Rocky Horror Picture Show" {1975} the original recording with the Sax Solo by Phil Kenzie

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7qbOaaSGLmI&ab_channel=JasonLuke

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The old song "Shame" by Evelyn Champagne King has a most wonderful saxophone throughout. It matches the song perfectly, wailing accordingly.  To this day, it's one of my top fave sax displays all the way to the end!  Check it out Bob.  Another favorite of mine is the sax in "Can't You Hear Me Knockin" by the Stones. Great instrumentation section later in the song with a fantastic sax!

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"Last Night" * The Mar-Keys  * 1961

Floyd Newman on Sax Solo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lX2SxowHef8&ab_channel=jacob6657

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"I Wanna Go Back"- Eddie Money

- Sax -  Danny Hull  (Also is a cover song and I don't think there was a sax on the original with Billy Satellite).

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o0JqC2UDpoE 

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Old And Wise by The Allan Parsons Project

 

Make Love Stay by Dan Fogelberg 

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Cool Change, Little River Band

Bill Harrower- Sax

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"Surfer's Stomp" * The Marketts 1962

Plas Johnson on Sax.

The Marketts - Surfer's Stomp - Michael Z. Gordon - YouTube

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The psychedelic worm  Johnny and the Hurricanes  Johnny Paris

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"Quarter To Three" {A Night With Daddy G} * Gary "US" Bonds {Anderson} & the Church Street Five. 1961 With Earl Swanson on Sax.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5uq9fHknLvs&ab_channel=RadioWollaton

 

 

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The Best - Tina Turner Sax by Edgar Winter

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Spanish Steps-Van Morrison 

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"The Working Hour" - Tears For Fears - On the original recording the sax by - William Gregory and Mel Collins, with Gregory doing the solo.

On a 2014 live Tears For Fears video a hauntingly beautiful job on sax by David Moyer. (I  love David's playing on this song.)

It is a great song either way.

 

Compare:

 

Recording - Tears For Fears - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eroNADQ_mL8  

 

Beautiful (live) - Tears For Fears -  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s5_HZT7qhP0 

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"Harlem Nocturne" * The Viscounts

Harry Haller on Sax

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KfAv8yAaHps&ab_channel=1Bluesboy1

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Hold On To What You Got by Ian Gomm

 

Only A Lonely Heart Sees by Felix Cavalare (former lead singer for The (Young) Rascals

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Careless Whisper - George Michael, Three Sax Solos throughout the song by Steve Gregory.

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Surf rider  The Lively Ones   Joel Willenbring

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"Wild Weekend" * The Rockin' Rebels

Mickey Kipler,on sax along with twin brother Jimmy on guitar the 16 yr. olds at the time are the only remaining band members.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cqyg7stU9TA&ab_channel=dougie1943

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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.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kuQhlBPc1FI&ab_channel=RickRussell

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Footsteps by Modern Nature

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