Neil Young collaborator Ben Keith dies

Steel guitar player passes away after suspected heart attack

Veteran steel guitar player Ben Keith has reportedly died.

A regular collaborator with Neil Young (pictured above) for nearly 40 years, it has been reported today (July 28) that Keith passed away after a heart attack. He was 73.

Keith played on a host of the singer-songwriter’s albums, including ‘On The Beach’ and ‘Prairie Wind’, and toured extensively with Young. He also worked with the likes of Bob Dylan and Ringo Starr.

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