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Name: Boots Randolph  
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Date of Birth: 3rd June 1926
Place of Birth: Paducah, Kentucky, USA
Profession: Composer
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Boots Randolph (born Homer Louis Randolph III on June 3, 1927 in Paducah, Kentucky) is an American saxophonist and renowned session musician.

Randolph is the saxophone player responsible for the 1962 hit song, Yakety Sax. During his more than forty year career, he has performed in hundreds of venues and alongside many music artists. He has played on several albums with Elvis Presley and also performed on soundtracks for a number of Presley's motion pictures.

He recorded at Monument Records in Nashville, Tennessee and played on Roy Orbison's 1964 hit, "Oh, Pretty Woman". Other notable recordings Boots Randolph has played on include "Little Queenie" by REO Speedwagon, "Java" by Al Hirt, "Turn On Your Lovelight" by Jerry Lee Lewis, and "Rockin' 'Round The Christmas Tree" by Brenda Lee.


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