Rob Grill Dies

Rob Grill, 67, member of the Grass Roots, died July 11.

Apparently Grill was seriously injured in a fall in June. The Pasadena Star News reports Grill’s wife Nancy posted a message on TopShelf Times last week saying he suffered a head injury and that a CT scan showed “a rupture in the layers of the brain.”

Nancy Grill also stated that her husband had suffered two strokes since the accident and was in a coma.

Grill was the lead singer, bassist and songwriter for The Grass Roots, responsible for such hits as “Let’s Live For Today,” and “Midnight Confessions.” Grill had a solo hit in 1979 with “Rock Sugar.”

According to WCBS-FM, Grill was scheduled to appear with The Grass Roots on this summer’s “Happy Together” tour that also features The Turtles Feat. Flo & Eddie, The Association, The Buckinghams and Mark Lindsay.