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Former Carson foil Tommy Newsom, April 30

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Former Carson foil Tommy Newsom, April 30 Tommy Newsom, the sax player who served as a comedic foil to Johnny Carson for 30 years, died on April 30 at age 78. No cause of death was immediately given. Newsom was a studio musician who was hired to tour with Benny Goodman in the early 1960s. By... Los Angeles Times
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