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John Phillips
Birth: Aug. 30, 1935
Death: Mar. 18, 2001
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Musician and 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." (bio by: Tom Denardo) 

Cause of death: Heart failure
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Cathedral City)
Cathedral City
Riverside County
California, USA
Plot: Faith & Hope, Crypt 12E, Space A
 
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Record added: Mar 28, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 20973
John Phillips
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John Phillips
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