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Denny Doherty

  • Original Name Dennis Gerrard Stephen
  • Birth 29 Nov 1940 Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Death 19 Jan 2007 Mississauga, Algoma District, Ontario, Canada
  • Burial Lower Sackville, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Plot Section 6G, Plot S, Grave 13A
  • Memorial ID 17567011

Singer, Songwriter. He started his music career in Montreal in 1960 as the co-founder of the Colonials, which later became the Halifax Three. He was most noted for being the Canadian member of the Mamas and the Papas folk group of the 1960s. With the Mamas and the Papas, he led the group onto the charts with hits including "Monday, Monday," "California Dreamin," "Dream a Little Dream of Me" and "Dedicated to the One I Love." In the mid-1960s, Time magazine called the Mamas and the Papas one of the top bands in America. The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998 and Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 2001. In addition to his singing career, he is also known for his solo albums and his work on the children's TV series Theodore Tugboat. He was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 1996.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 19 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17567011
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Denny Doherty (29 Nov 1940–19 Jan 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17567011, citing Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada ; Maintained by Find A Grave .