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Gerry Goffin RIP: His Greatest Hits That Never Get Old



THE songwriting behemoth Gerry Goffin, has passed away, aged 75 in Los Angeles.

If you don’t recognise the name, you’ll recognise some of the songs he’s played a part in – ‘The Locomotion’, ‘Will You Love Me Tomorrow’ and ‘(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman’.

The Mozart of Teen Melodrama, Goffin started out in Queens and met and married Carole King. While together, they wrote some of the most evergreen music ever committed to a human ear.




In a statement King said Goffin was her “first love” and had a “profound impact” on her life. “His words expressed what so many people were feeling but didn’t know how to say,” she said.

We can all appreciate that. Goffin’s word have had a profound impact on everyone who has listened to one of his songs.

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Posted: 20th, June 2014 | In: Celebrities, Music | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0