Jimmy Griffin

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Birthday
10, 1943
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Jan 11, 2005 (61)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
10, 1943
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Jan 11, 2005 (61)

About

American songwriter, singer, and guitarist who performed with Bread, a Los Angeles-based rock band of the 1970s.

Before Fame

During his childhood in Tennessee, he was inspired by rockabilly musicians Johnny and Dorsey Burnette, who also happened to be his neighbors.

Trivia

His albums include Summer Holiday, On the Waters, and Breakin' Up Is Easy.

Family Life

He was born in Ohio and raised in Tennessee. He married Maria Yolanda Aguayo.

Associated With

His co-writing credit on the song "For All We Know" earned him an Academy Award; the song was featured in Lovers and Other Strangers, a film starring Cloris Leachman and Beatrice Arthur.