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 Jim Ellison

Jim Ellison

Birth
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death 20 Jun 1996 (aged 32)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Des Plaines, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Plot Lot #277, Section #17, Grave #2
Memorial ID 2347 · View Source
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Musician. Born in Chicago, Illinois, he was the lead guitarist and front man for the pop band Material Issue. Along with bassist Ted Ansani and drummer Mike Zelenko, he promoted his band and booked tours. In 1990, he secured a major label contract and recorded the hit album "International Pop Overview" (1991). Before his death, the group was a strong music factor of the early 1990s, crossover punk rock spirit. He died by carbon monoxide poisoning.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 2347
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jim Ellison (18 Apr 1964–20 Jun 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 2347, citing Ridgewood Cemetery, Des Plaines, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .