Nick Ashford

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Songwriter Nick Ashford, Half Of ‘Ashford & Simpson,’ Dies Of Throat Cancer

Ashford and his wife Valerie Simpson penned some of Motown’s greatest hits as the duo “Ashford & Simpson.” Together they wrote “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” “You’re All I Need To Get By,” “I’m Every Woman” and “Solid As A Rock,” to name a few.

08/23/2011