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 James “Spider” Rich

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James “Spider” Rich

Original Name James Quantrell Rich
Birth
Millport, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, USA
Death 9 Nov 2003 (aged 80)
Winchester, Franklin County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Bremen, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 8079351 View Source
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Songwriter. He co-wrote the song "Yakety Sax," which later became the Benny Hill show's theme. His songs were recorded by Boots Randolph, Chet Atkins, and Mark Knopfler.

Bio by: Evening Blues


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Evening Blues
  • Added: 11 Nov 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8079351
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/8079351/james-rich : accessed ), memorial page for James “Spider” Rich (5 Nov 1923–9 Nov 2003), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8079351, citing Brier Creek Cemetery, Bremen, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .