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  • Lyricist Gerry Goffin, Carole King's ex-husband and prolific writing partner, dies at 75

    06/19/2014 3:16:10 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 40 replies
    AP via US News & World Report ^ | June 19, 2014 | Mark Kennedy
    Lyricist Gerry Goffin, who with his then-wife and songwriting partner Carole King wrote such hits as "Will You Love Me Tomorrow," ''(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman," ''Up on the Roof" and "The Loco-Motion," died early Thursday at his home in Los Angeles. He was 75... Goffin, who married King in 1959 while they were in their teens, penned more than 50 top 40 hits, including "Pleasant Valley Sunday" for the Monkees, "Crying in the Rain" by the Everly Brothers, "Some Kind of Wonderful" for the Drifters and "Take Good Care of My Baby" by Bobby Vee. The...