Another Day the Music Died


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Jerry Leiber and Nick Ashford

Jerry Leiber, the lyricist who, with his partner, Mike Stoller, wrote some of the most enduring classics in the history of rock ’n’ roll, including “Hound Dog,” “Yakety Yak,” “Stand By Me” and “On Broadway,” died on Monday in Los Angeles. He was 78.

http://youtu.be/cwxNRpl9O-A

Nick Ashford, who with Valerie Simpson, his songwriting partner and later wife, wrote some of Motown’s biggest hits, like “

“ and “
,” and later recorded their own hits and toured as a duo, died Monday at a hospital in New York City. He was 70 and lived in Manhattan.

http://youtu.be/E-_MTUSI6Uw

Damn can these folks write songs or what!

Playing eternally in heaven of our minds.

Adam

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Jerry Leiber and Nick Ashford

Jerry Leiber, the lyricist who, with his partner, Mike Stoller, wrote some of the most enduring classics in the history of rock 'n' roll, including "Hound Dog," "Yakety Yak," "Stand By Me" and "On Broadway," died on Monday in Los Angeles. He was 78.

http://youtu.be/cwxNRpl9O-A

Nick Ashford, who with Valerie Simpson, his songwriting partner and later wife, wrote some of Motown's biggest hits, like "

" and "
," and later recorded their own hits and toured as a duo, died Monday at a hospital in New York City. He was 70 and lived in Manhattan.

http://youtu.be/E-_MTUSI6Uw

Damn can these folks write songs or what!

Playing eternally in heaven of our minds.

Adam

I never get used to this part of the business. Thanks, Adam, for the share.

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