Ben Keith, who had a long and distinguished career as a Nashville session man,
record producer and steel guitar player with Neil Young for decades, has passed away at 73. He was truly one of the greats. The cause of death is unknown currently.
The photo above is from just a little over a month ago, when Keith appeared at Pegi Young's instore at Amoeba SF. There are many more images from the event here on our website and a video of the show is forthcoming.
In the meantime, here is a performance of Neil's "This Old House" featuring Keith: