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 Johnny Griffith

Johnny Griffith

Birth
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Death 10 Nov 2002 (aged 66)
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Burial Redford, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 8553638 · View Source
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Keyboard player for Motown Records. A classically trained musician, Griffith was a member of the Funk Brothers, who were considered the unsung heroes of the label, played on hundreds of hits such as the Supremes' 'Stop in the Name of Love' and Marvin Gaye's 'I Heard it through the Grapevine.' Johnny toured with several major artists including Aretha Franklin, Sarah Vaughn and Dinah Washington. The Funk Brothers played on more Number One hits than the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, the Beach Boys and Elvis combined.


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  • Added: 24 Mar 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8553638
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Johnny Griffith (10 Jul 1936–10 Nov 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8553638, citing Detroit Memorial Park West, Redford, Wayne County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .