Inglewood Park Cemetery

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Buried here are multiple artists including:

Billy Preston

He collaborated with some of the greatest names in the music industry, including The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Band, Nat King Cole, Little Richard, Eric Burdon, Ray Charles, George Harrison, Elton John, Eric Clapton, Bob Dylan, Sam Cooke, King Curtis, Sammy Davis Jr., Aretha Franklin, the Jackson 5, Quincy Jones, Mick Jagger, Richie Sambora, Sly Stone, Johnny Cash, Neil Diamond, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Ringo Starr.

Richard Berry

He is best known as the composer and original performer of the rock standard “Louie Louie”.

Ray Charles

Incredible singer, composer and musician. His music covered many diverse genres including rock, gospel, country, blues and jazz.

Percy Mayfield

He was famous for the songs “Hit the Road Jack” and “Please Send Me Someone to Love”. He was also a successful rhythm and blues artist.

Syreeta Wright

She was a singer-songwriter most notably known for her work with Stevie Wonder and Billy Preston.

Brycyn J. M. Evans

A producer and musician, he worked with R&B artists and producers such as Tamia,Tupac, Quincy Jones III, Ray J, Lil Mo, Queen Latifah, Changing Faces, Missy Elliott, Nicole Ray, and others.

Clarence T. Dixon

He was an original member of The Four Knights

Willie Mae “Big Mama” Thornton

She wrote and sang “Ball and Chain” and is said to have heavily influenced the lives of many women singers including Janis Joplin.

Charles Mose Brown

During the 1950s he had hits with “Drifting Blues”, “Hard Times” and “Troubled Times.”

Cornell E. Gunter

Cornell was a member of The Coasters from 1957 to 1961.

Inglewood Park Cemetery
720 East Florence Ave
Inglewood CA 90301
610 412-6500