Nick Ashford

  • Motown songwriter Nick Ashford dies at 70

    8/23/11 10:02 AM Comment

    Nick Ashford, one-half of the legendary Motown songwriting duo Ashford & Simpson that penned elegant, soulful classics for the likes of Diana Ross and Marvin Gaye and funk hits for Chaka Khan and others, died Monday at age 70, his former publicist said.