Three Dog Night's Jimmy Greenspoon Dies At 67 & He'll Be Remembered For Bringing "Joy To The World"
Sad news for fans of band who rocked part of the '60s and '70s. On Wednesday, Three Dog Night keyboard player Jimmy Greenspoon died at 67 after losing a battle with cancer. Five months ago, Greenspoon announced he had metastatic melanoma, and, sadly, he succumbed to the disease. While fighting cancer, Greenspoon reached out to his fans to help with expenses by setting up a GoFundMe account. In four months, he raised more than $23,000.
Greenspoon first joined Three Dog Night in 1968. With the band who made the song "Joy to the World (Jeremiah Was a Bullfrog)" a huge hit, Greenspoon earned 21 Top 40 hits. Until recently, Greenspoon continued to play with the band, who released the following statement on their Facebook page:
Greenspoon's wife also commented on her husband's death with the following statement posted on their GoFundMe account page:
Greenspoon will forever be remembered for bringing joy to the world, as well as for the band's many hits.