The Grass Roots Singer Rob Grill Dies

07/13/2011
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(Gibson) Rob Grill, the singer and bassist for '60s and '70s pop/rockers The Grass Roots died on Monday. According to CBS News, Grill had been in a coma in a hospice facility after suffering a recent fall. He had also had a stroke. Grill was 67.

Grill was from Hollywood, California, and started his career working at a studio with Cory Wells (who would go on to form Three Dog Night) and John Kay (who would start Steppenwolf). He was tapped for The Grass Roots when songwriting/producing team P.F. Sloan and Steve Barri were putting the band together.

The band, which also featured future Office actor Creed Bratton, went on to have more than a dozen hits, including "Let's Live for Today" and "Midnight Confessions," which both feature Grill on lead vocals. more on this story

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