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KENNETH GAMBLE & LEON HUFF ON THE PASSING OF NICK ASHFORD

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KENNETH GAMBLE & LEON HUFF

ON THE PASSING OF NICK ASHFORD OF LEGENDARY MOTOWN SONGWRITING DUO ASHFORD & SIMPSO

Ashford produced Gamble & Huff smash “I’m Gonna Make You Love Me” for Motown; Ashford & Simpson were key link between Motown Sound and Sound of

 

PHILADELPHIA ““ “Nick Ashford was truly one of our favorite songwriting and . He and Valerie Simpson had a major impact on Gamble & Huff’s songwriting career, as Nick was responsible for producing a song we wrote, “˜I’m Gonna Make You Love Me,’ with Motown. Nick heard the song after we wrote it for Warwick and made it a major hit for and the Supremes and the Temptations together. We also worked with Ashford & Simpson on “˜Is It Still Good to You,’ which they wrote for , and they did an excellent job. We’re longtime admirers of Ashford & Simpson as one of the greatest songwriting teams ever. Nick was a multi-talented artist, and he will be truly, truly missed by both of us.”

CEO of RF Focus, Radio and Music Industry Veteran. Radio DJ, Programmer, Musician and Voice Talent. Graduated from Performing Arts in Buffalo, N.Y. and worked at the legendary KKBT (92.3 The Beat) during its nationwide heyday in the early 90s. Also worked for Stevie Wonder at KJLH.