HIT-MEISTER GERRY GOFFIN DIES AT 75

Jun 19, 2014

By Michael Kramer

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He wrote some of the most memorable pop lyrics of all time.

Lyricist Gerry Goffin has died at the age of 75 in Los Angeles.

With his then-wife Carole King, Goffin penned huge hits that were all over the a.m. radio airwaves in the 1960’s.

They crafted more than 50 hit records including :”Up On The Roof”.. “Will You Love Me Tomorrow” ..”The Loco-motion”.. and “Natural Woman.”

The pair married in 1959 while they were in their teens – and they divorced in 1968.

Their love affair is the subject of the Tony Award-nominated Broadway musical “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical.”

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