Homer Louis "Boots" Randolph III (June 3, 1927 – July 3, 2007) was an American musician best known for his 1963 saxophone hit "Yakety Sax" (which became Benny Hill's signature tune). Randolph was a major part of the "Nashville Sound" for most of his professional career.
Randolph was born in Paducah, Kentucky, and raised in Cadiz, Kentucky, attending high school in Evansville, Indiana.
At the end of World War II, Boots Randolph played saxophone, trombone, and vibraphone in the United States Army Band. After his service in the Army, he played with Dink Welch's Kopy Kats in Decatur, Illinois, from 1948 to 1954. He briefly resided in Louisville, Kentucky, before returning to Decatur to start his own group. He left Decatur in 1957.
During his forty plus career, Randolph performed in hundreds of venues alongside many artists in pop, rock, jazz, and country music. He played on many recording sessions with ElvisЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Boots Randolph With the Knightsbridge Strings [альбом]
- Chet, Floyd & Boots [альбом]
- The Greatest Hits of Boots Randolph [альбом]
- World of Boots Randolph [альбом]
- Yakety Sax! [1963, альбом]
- The Yakin' Sax Man [1964, альбом]
- Sweet Talk [1965, альбом]
- Boots With Strings [1966, альбом]
- Hit Boots [1970, альбом]
- Sentimental Journey [1973, альбом]
- Yakety Madness [26.05.1992, альбом]
- Boots Randolph Live
- 36 All-Time Favorites [сборник]
- Boots [сборник]
- Christmas at Boots' Place [сборник]
- Country Boots [сборник]
- The Greatest Hits of Boots Randolph [сборник]
- Yakety Sax [27.06.1994, сборник]
- Best of Boots Randolph [04.03.1997, сборник]