Paul Griffin

American pianist, session musician. Born 6 August 1937. Died 14 June 2000
Paul Griffin
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1937-08-06
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Paul Griffin

Paul Griffin Biography (Wikipedia)

Paul Griffin (August 6, 1937 – June 14, 2000) was an American pianist and session musician who recorded with hundreds of musicians from the 1950s to the 1990s.

Born in Harlem, New York, he began as the touring pianist in the backing band for King Curtis and eventually worked with Bob Dylan, Steely Dan, Don McLean, the Isley Brothers, Van Morrison, the Shirelles, and Dionne Warwick. He may be best known for playing on the albums Highway 61 Revisited, Blonde on Blonde, and Aja. He is extensively featured playing a virtuoso performance of gospel piano on Don McLean's single, "American Pie"

He was an arranger for The Warriors (1979) and Four Friends (1981) and performed in On Location: Robert Klein at Yale (1982) and on the soundtrack for Blue Sunshine (1976). Griffin died at age 62 at his home in New York.

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Queen Jane Approximately
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Get On Board
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Get On Board
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Blow One For Otis
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Blow One For Otis
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Study War No More
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Study War No More
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Wilson, Otis & Aretha
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Wilson, Otis & Aretha
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