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Motown Songwriter Nick Ashford Dies At Age 70

By 08.23.11

Nick Ashford, one half of the songwriting duo Ashford & Simpson, passed away Monday in a New York hospital after succumbing to throat cancer. The husband and wife duo were the pens behind many of R&B’s bests, having written hits for Diana Ross, Marvin Gaye, Chaka Khan and, more recently, received co-writing credit on Amy Winehouse’s “Tears Dry On Their Own.” Kids of the ’80s will mostly likely remember the tandem best for when “Solid Like A Rock” used to play on Video Soul during the Donnie Simpson days.

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