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Saxophonist Big Jay McNeely has died of prostate cancer at age 91. McNeely inspired not only sax stars like Clarence Clemons, but rock guitarists like Jimi Hendrix, who adapted some of his crowd-pleasing moves. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that feature any sort of impressive horns?
Jessica Hopper's 'Night Moves' is as much a book of prose poetry as a memoir, about the texture of being in love with a city (Chicago) and its music scene in the first decade of this century.
Lita Ford and Nile Rodgers were born; Chubby Checker twisted; Simon and Garfunkel reunited; Steppenwolf got wild; and Gram Parsons passed away, Today in Music History.