Monday, August 22, 2011

Nick Ashford, 1941-2011. R.I.P.

This isn't a good day for songwriters. First, Jerry Leiber of Leiber-Stoller fame passes away. Now comes word that Nick Ashford of the husband and wife songwriting team of Ashford & Simpson passed away today of throat cancer. He was 70.

To read the rest of this obituary, please check out The American Spectator.

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