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Ashford & Simpson 

The Ashford & Simpson Story (Celebrating the Life of Nicholas Ashford) Part #2

From: Howard Burchette
Series: The Funk Show
Length: 56:01

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The musical story of "ASHFORD & SIMPSON", today plus the celebration of the life of NICHOLAS ASHFORD (May 4, 1941 – August 22, 2011). ASHFORD & SIMPSON released their first recording in 1964, and in 1966 were hired by Motown to write songs for MARVIN GAYE & TAMMI TERRELL. While at Motown they were producers of hits for DIANA ROSS. VALERIE SIMPSON would soon release solo material for Motown, and the duo would release their music together in the 1970's and 1980's on Warner Brothers Records. A musical focus on song writers, producers and performers "ASHFORD & SIMPSON". Read the full description.

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Ashford & Simpson are one of the greatest song writing teams in history.  They have written and produced songs that not only have become classics, but are icons in modern music.You will enjoy this exploration of the musical journey of Ashford & Simpson.

In Hour 2 of the "Ashford & Simpson Story", we will sample many of their Motown compositions by Diana Ross, The Supremes, The Temptations, Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell, Gladys Knight & the Pips, Blinky and one of Valerie Simpson's solo hits. More classic Ashford & Simpson Warner Brothers hits are here including their disco instrumental "Bourgie Bourgie". You will like their rare tribute to President Barrak Obama "Solid As Barrak".

The Ashford & Simpson Story (Celebrating the Life of Nicholas Ashford) Part #2 plus more right here!

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Piece Description

Ashford & Simpson are one of the greatest song writing teams in history.  They have written and produced songs that not only have become classics, but are icons in modern music.You will enjoy this exploration of the musical journey of Ashford & Simpson.

In Hour 2 of the "Ashford & Simpson Story", we will sample many of their Motown compositions by Diana Ross, The Supremes, The Temptations, Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell, Gladys Knight & the Pips, Blinky and one of Valerie Simpson's solo hits. More classic Ashford & Simpson Warner Brothers hits are here including their disco instrumental "Bourgie Bourgie". You will like their rare tribute to President Barrak Obama "Solid As Barrak".

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Broadcast History

2011

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Found A Cure (12" Disco Mix) Ashford & Simpson Hits Remixes & Rarities: The Warner Brothers Years. Rhino 2007 07:03
I'm Gonna Make You Love Me Diana Ross & the Supremes & the Temptations Join The Temptations/Together . Motown 1986 03:00
Its My House Diana Ross All The Great Hits. Motown 2011 04:32
Aint No Mountain High Enough Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell 20th Century Masters: Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell. Motown 2000 03:00
Don't Send Nobody Else Ace Spectrum Inner Spectrum [Import]. Wea Japan 2007 03:00
Silly Wasn't I Valerie Simpson The Collection [Import]. Universal UK 2004 03:00
Didn't You Know (You'd Have To Cry Sometime) Gladys Knight & The Pips Ultimate Collection: Gladys Knight & The Pips. Motown 1992 03:36
Gimme Something Real (live) Ashford & Simpson The Real Thing . RCA VICTOR 2009 08:34
Send It (Album Version) Ashford & Simpson Hits Remixes & Rarities: The Warner Brothers Years. Rhino 2007 04:29
Have You Ever Tried It (Album Version) Ashford & Simpson Hits Remixes & Rarities: The Warner Brothers Years. Rhino 2007 03:26
I Wouldn’t Change The Man Blinky Hitsville Usa: Motown Singles Collection 1 [Box set]. Motown 2009 03:00
Solid As Barrack Ashford & Simpson CD single . RCA 2009 04:19
Bourgie Bourgie (Album Version) Ashford & Simpson Hits Remixes & Rarities: The Warner Brothers Years. Rhino 2007 06:11

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