NEW YORK (AP) — Nick Ashford, one-half of the legendary Motown songwriting duo Ashford & Simpson that penned elegant, soulful classics for the likes of Diana Ross and Marvin Gaye and funk hits for Chaka Khan and others, died Monday at age 70, his former publicist said.
Ashford, who along with wife Valerie Simpson wrote some of Motown's biggest hits, died in a New York City hospital, said publicist Liz Rosenberg, who was Ashford's...
"I really miss Nick Ashford, this duo is best I have ever seen. Nick and Valle are just like hand in glove rest in peace Nick you are well missed!"
– Lynn Carter, fan,
SILVER SPRING, MD, Dec 09, 2015
"loved you and your wife's music...you were a blessing...now you're writing songs for God's choir...will see ya when I get there...this photo was taken in the 70's and the song...Ain't no mountial High enough..."