Riverside National Cemetery

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Buried here:

Jim Pash

He was the saxophonist for The Surfaris known for their 1963 instrumental hit “Wipe Out.”

Edward Benjamin Townsend

Edward was the co-writer of Marvin Gaye’s hit single “Let’s Get It On.” He is also the father of singer David Townsend.

Earl Palmer

Earl was a highly in demand session drummer, he can be heard on many recording artists hits including Little Richard’s “Tutti-Frutti”, Fats Domino’s “I’m Walking”, Bobby Day’s “Rockin’ Robin”, Ritchie Valens’s “La Bamba” and Sam Cooke’s “Twistin’ The Night Away”.

Will J. “Dub” Jones

Will was in “The Coasters” starting in 1957 and remained with them until they disbanded in 1972.

Edward Benjamin Townsend

Edward was a musician and composer, he will be remembered as being the co-writer of Marvin Gaye’s hit single “Let’s Get It On.”

Jerry Wallace

Jerry was a singer/songwriter that had many top 40 hits including “Shutters And Boards” and “In The Misty Moonlight. He later found greater success in country music.

Riverside National Cemetery
22495 Van Buren Blvd.
Riverside CA 92518