Jimmy McGriff, the Germantown-born bluesy jazz organist, died Saturday in his Voorhees home, his wife reports. He was 72 and had MS.

The former Philadelphia policeman and Korean War vet was discovered playing "I Got a Woman" at a Trenton club, according to the AP. A full bio of his his McGriffin' can be found here.

On his own homepage, this is the story of the way he came up: