Motown Legend Nick Ashford Dies At 70
LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Nick Ashford, of the famous Motown duo Ashford & Simpson, has died at age 70.
Ashford and his wife, Valerie Simpson, wrote some of Motown’s biggest hits, including “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough”, “All I Need To Get By” and “Solid”.
He passed away Monday at a hospital in New York.
A former publicist says he had been suffering from throat cancer.