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Songwriter Nick Ashford Dies; Had Throat Cancer

Songwriter Nick Ashford Dies; Had Throat Cancer

NEW YORK — Nick Ashford, one-half of the legendary Motown songwriting duo Ashford & Simpson 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. He had been suffering from throat cancer and had undergone radiation…

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