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Ashford & Simpson

Ashford & Simpson
Formed: 1964 in New York, NY
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Genre: R&B, Rap, Other
Group Members: Nick Ashford, Valerie Simpson
Biography: Nick Ashford (born May 4, 1942, Fairfield, South Carolina) and Valerie Simpson (born Aug 26, 1946, New York City, New York) have two careers, as songwriters and as performers, with the former seemingly more important than the latter until the mid-'80s. The two met in 1964 and scored their first songwriting ...Read full biography
Come as You Are [Bonus Tracks]
Released: 1976
Label: Wounded Bird
Critics' Rating:
One of Ashford & Simpson's best Warner Bros. albums, especially from a production standpoint. The mix between up-tempo and slow, love songs and dance tunes was perfect, and their interaction had been honed ...Read full review
Is It Still Good to Ya
Released: 1978
Label: Warner Bros.
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Having written many popular numbers for various artists over the years, the dynamic duo retain that same tradition for this project. The first release from this album was the midtempo "It Just Seems to ...Read full review