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David Nason Blume

  • Birth 26 Jun 1931 Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 15 Mar 2006 Sylmar, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial West Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Memorial ID 13844081

Musician, Composer. He majored in journalism at Northeastern University, and began copy editing for The Los Angeles Times in 1973 and stayed with the newspaper until 1999. He also produced several albums in the 1970s and owned Cafe Danssa in Los Angeles that he was still operating at the time of his death. His real passion was music and he began an early use of synthesizers and quadraphonic sound in the 1970's. He co-wrote Cyrkle's, 1966 hit "Turn Down Day," as well as the title songs for several films in the 1960s, including "The Shakiest Gun in the West," with Don Knotts and "What's So Bad About Feeling Good?," with Mary Tyler Moore and George Peppard. Married to folk singer Carolyn Hester, he died at age 74 from complications of a stroke. (I am unable to locate disposition)

Bio by: Elizabeth Reed


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  • Originally Created by: Elizabeth Reed
  • Added: 3 Apr 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13844081
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for David Nason Blume (26 Jun 1931–15 Mar 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13844081, citing Jewish Benevolent Cemetery, West Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .