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Stooges Saxophonist Dies Aged 66

Steve Mackay
Steve Mackay
Stooges saxophonist, Steve Mackay has passed away aged 66-years-old, reports have confirmed.

It is understood that Steve had been hospitalised and later died from sepsis.

Iggy Pop, who fronted the Stooges, had taken to Facebook to write the following tribute to Mackay:

"Steve was a classic '60s American guy, full of generosity and love for anyone he met. Every time he put his sax to his lips and honked, he lightened my road and brightened the whole world. He was a credit to his group and his generation. To know him was to love him. Iggy."

The Stooges are anAmerican proto-punk band from Ann Arbor, Michigan, first active from 1967 to 1974, and later reformed in 2003.

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By Michael Storey

Posted on 12 Oct 2015 11:53 to category : Band / Celebrity News

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