June 3, 1927 - July 3, 2007Internationally known saxophonist, Homer Louis "Boots" Randolph attended the old Munfordville High School on this site from 1942-1944. While here he played guitar and trombone. Randolph started playing saxophone as a high school senior in Evansville, Indiana. Moving to Nashville in 1961, he became the outstanding saxophonist of his day, the first saxophonist to record with Elvis Presley. He is featured on many Presley records and eight movie sound tracks. He also recorded with Roy Orbison, Al Hirt, Jerry Lee Lewis, Chet Atkins, Richie Cole, Brenda Lee, Floyd Cramer, Buddy Holly, Alabama & Johnny Cash. Randolph is famous for his 1963 #1 tune, "Yakety Sax."
|Placed By||The Munfordville Tourism Commission|
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|Date Added||Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 3:57pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 598231 N 4125394|
|Decimal Degrees||37.26995000, -85.89206667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 16.197', W 85° 53.524'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 16' 11.82" N, 85° 53' 31.44" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 220 N West St, Munfordville KY 42765, US|
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