Alabama fans are mourning the loss of Steve Sample, Sr., a man whose contributions to the Tide's legacy will live forever.

Sample was a staff arranger for the Million Dollar Band under Colonel Butler and his arrangement brought "Yea Alabama" to life.

Sample also founded the University's jazz band, the home of many premiere musicians.

Sample's daughter, Marti, called The Steve Shannon Morning Show this morning to share her memories of her dad.

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