Memorial Park

Buried here are multiple artists including:

Ronnie Caldwell

Ronnie was the organist for “The Bar-Kays.” Otis Redding chose them as his backing band. They died while touring with him in 1967.

Sam Phillips

Sam was the founder of Sun Records and is credited with discovering Elvis Presley. He produced Presley’s first record in 1954.

Donald “Duck” Dunn

Donald was with Booker T. & the M.G.s and was a session bassist for Stax Records. He also performed on recordings with The Blues Brothers, Muddy Waters, Freddie King, Albert King, Neil Young, Jerry Lee Lewis, Eric Clapton, Tom Petty, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Wilson Pickett, Sam & Dave, Guy Sebastian, Rod Stewart, Bob Dylan,

Isaac Hayes

Isaac was a soul music legend and is probably best known for his Oscar and Grammy Award winning score “The Theme From Shaft”.

Jimmy Griffin

Jimmy was a founding member of the soft-rock band Bread. They had a string of hits which included, “Make It With You,” “Baby I’m-a Want You” and “Everything I Own”.

J. Blackfoot

John was best known for being the lead singer of The Soul Children. While with Stax Records and the Epic Label, the group had fifteen R & B hits between 1968 to 1978.

Memorial Park
5668 Poplar Avenue
Memphis TN 38119
901 767-8930