Andrew Love (above right), the legendary Memphis Horns tenor saxophonist, died on Thursday (April 12) at age 70 following a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

Love was part of the legendary Stax band the Mar Keys and played on coutless influential soul records in the '60s. He was a highly respected musician who recorded and performed with artists such as Stephen Stills, Rod Stewart, Peter Gabriel, U2, the Doobie Brothers and many other classic rock artists. He played on 30 Grammy-winning songs, 52 No. 1 hits, and 113 Top Ten singles.

Love is survived by his wife, his two daughters, eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.