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Old June 20 2014, 02:25 AM   #1
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Songwriter Gerry Goffin, Carole King's Ex-Husband, Dies

Prolific pop lyricist Gerry Goffin, the ex-husband and songwriting partner of Carole King, died today at the age of 75.

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A very talented man -- he'll be missed.
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Old June 20 2014, 03:11 AM   #2
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Yep, they made a great team.
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Old June 20 2014, 07:46 PM   #3
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Very sad. I was a big fan of their songs. If you haven't already, see the movie, Grace of my Heart. It is a highly fictionalized account of a songwriting romantic duo who are just like King and Goffin. I haven't seen the currently running Broadway chow.

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Saw Beautiful only a few weeks ago. Wow! King and Goffin were a stupendous songwriting team - I never realized how many songs for which they are responsible.
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Old June 24 2014, 01:18 AM   #5
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Some of the songs written by Carole King and Gerry Goffin that I can think of just off the top of my head:

Up On The Roof
Don't Say Nothin' Bad About My Baby
Take Good Care of My Baby
The Loco-Motion
Pleasant Valley Sunday
(Something Tells Me) I'm Into Something Good
(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman
Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow
Hey Girl
Some Kind of Wonderful
One Fine Day
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