John Phillips

John Phillips

Birth
Port Royal, Beaufort County, South Carolina, USA
Death 18 Mar 2001 (aged 65)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Cathedral City, Riverside County, California, USA
Plot Faith & Hope, Crypt 12E, Space A
Memorial ID 20973 · View Source
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Folk Musician, Songwriter. He was the principal songwriter for the 1960s pop group "The Mamas and the Papas". He penned "California Dreaming" and other hits such as "I Saw Her Again Last Night" and "Creeque Alley." In 1966 the band won a Grammy for best contemporary group performance for the single "Monday, Monday." Phillips also wrote for other groups, including the Grateful Dead, the Beach Boys and Scott MacKenzie. Prior to entering the hospital, Phillips had completed work on a solo album tentatively titled "Slow Starter."

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 27 Mar 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial 20973
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Phillips (30 Aug 1935–18 Mar 2001), Find a Grave Memorial no. 20973, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Cathedral City), Cathedral City, Riverside County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .