Producer Johnny Bristol, who has worked with such artists as Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye, has died of apparent natural causes. He was 65.

Bristol scored a hit in 1974 with HANG ON IN THERE BABY and contributed background vocals for DIANA ROSS + The Supremes' farewell hit SOMEDAY WE'LL BE TOGETHER, which he originally recorded with JACKIE BEAVERS in 1961.

Bristol died on Sunday (21MAR04) in his Michigan home.

25/03/2004 21:21