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Joe Hunter
Original name: Joseph E. Hunter
Birth: Nov. 19, 1927
Madison County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Feb. 3, 2007
Wayne County
Michigan, USA

Pianist. A three-time Grammy winner with the Funk Brothers, Motown Records' first in-house session band. Hunter's keyboard work was featured on several of Motown's chart-topping hits, including Martha and the Vandellas' "Heat Wave" and "Come and Get These Memories", and Marvin Gaye's "Pride and Joy". He and the other Funk Brothers were featured in a documentary, "Standing In the Shadows of Motown". Its soundtrack won Hunter and the Funk Brothers two Grammy awards in 2003, which were followed by a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award for them in 2004. He died after returning from a brief European tour. (bio by: GoldBootGA) 
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Section 13, Lot 114, Space 11
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: GoldBootGA
Record added: Feb 08, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17858084
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