It’s being reported by WWOZ that legendary Hammond B3 player Ike Stubblefield has passed away at the age of 69 at his home in Georgia. No other details have been released at this time.
He had an incredible deep career in the music business and has played with the likes of Al Green, Eric Clapton, Rod Stewart, Jerry Garcia Band, Boz Scaggs, Quincy Jones, Giorgio Moroder, Derek Trucks Band and so much more.
#RIP Ike Stubblefield, whom I met at @WNCW & who played organ with @DerekAndSusan, The Temptations, Marvin Gaye, @StevieWonder, B.B. King, Ike & Tina Turner, Curtis Mayfield, Al Green, The Jerry Garcia Band, @QuincyDJones & countless others. Also wrote, produced.
You are missed.
— Joe Kendrick (@SouthScenes) June 21, 2021
Just heard that the great Ike Stubblefield passed away. He played with everyone from George Benson, Eric Clapton, and B.B. King, to Curtis Mayfield, Boz Scaggs, and Marvin Gaye-and was a 6x Grammy winner. It was a privilege to share the stage and a gift to call you my friend ❤️❤️ pic.twitter.com/oQhvpIAtFM
— Ben Keiser (@Benkeisermusic) June 21, 2021
We are saddened to share the news of the loss of Ike Stubblefield. Our prayers, thoughts and condolences to his family, fellow musicians, friends and fans. Rest in Peace Ike ❤️🎶❤️ #ikestubblefield pic.twitter.com/jZsS8pIgmT
— AtlantaBluesSociety (@AtlBluesSociety) June 21, 2021
So deeply saddened to hear about the passing of master organist and great dude Ike Stubblefield. Here he is playing "Done Somebody Wrong" w. Friends of the Brothers. Macon Opera House 9/19/19. https://t.co/i8qyaIRenT
— Alan Paul (@AlPaul) June 21, 2021
Our thoughts are with his friends, family and fans today.
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