‘Blood, Sweat & Tears’ Sax Player Bill Tillman Dead At 65!

Blood, Sweat & Tears saxophone player Bill Tillman has died in Houston on Wednesday August 15, 2012. He was sixty five years old and he had passed away after an early morning fall.

Dallas News reports that Tillman, whose horn work can be heard on the band’s cover of Earth, Wind & Fire’s ‘Got to Get You Into My Life’ among many other songs, had slipped while in the bathroom and bumped his head, he was waiting for a kidney transplant and was in Houston for medical treatment at the time of the accident.

His son Anthony said of Tillman’s long career,

“He played every grand ballroom of every hotel you can name. His legacy is a joy.” Tillman is survived by his mother, his son Anthony and five other children.

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