The Isley Brothers were inducted in 1992 to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in January 2014.
The Isley Brothers wrote the song “Twist and Shout” which became a hit for the Beatles.
In 1994 A jury ruled that Michael Bolton’s 1991 hit “Love Is a Wonderful Thing” plagiarizes The Isley Brothers 1966 song of the same name and awards $5.4 million in damages to The Isley Brothers, the largest ever in a music plagiarism case.
Final Resting Place:
George Washington Memorial Park
234 Paramus Road
Paramus, New Jersey, 07652
Grave Location:Section K, All Faiths on the Hill Mausoleum, SW Quad, Building 3, Section B, Row A, Tier 7
Grave Location Description
As you enter the cemetery gates, make your way to the far left road and drive to the back of the cemetery. Just before the road veers right to return to the entrance, make a left and park on the right. Walk towards the mausoleum section on the left and walk towards the center. Looking across the courtyard you will see the grave of singer Luther Vandross on the outside column. Look 2 niches above Luther to see the final resting place of musician Marvin Isley.
Grave Location GPS40.9375291,-74.0808036
Read More About Marvin Isley:
- Published Obituary
- Wikipedia Entry
- The Isley Brothers broke in 1959 with their first composition “Shout”
- Widow of Marvin Isley calls him ‘great family man’
- Know Your Bass - Marvin Isley
- Official Isley Brothers Biography
- Isley Brothers Headed For Long Court Battle Over Legal Rights to Band Name
- Rock and Roll HOF - The Isley Brothers
- Michael Bolton sued for ripping off The Isley Brothers