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In Appreciation of Nick Ashford: Love Songs, Unsung
6 Sep 2011 // 4:00 PM
Nikolas Ashford and Valerie Simpson stood for all that was true and eternal and clear-eyed about adult love and relationships. Romance resounded in every note.
Ashford & Simpson: The Warner Bros. Years
3 Apr 2008 // 5:01 PM
For nighttime dwellers, Ashford & Simpson's music was a sanctified libation. This set showcases why they held court on the steamiest of nights.
Something Real: In Memory of Nickolas Ashford
23 Aug 2011 // 1:30 AM
In life, in words, and in music, Nickolas Ashford never gave less than the real thing. Where does 50 years of music go? They conduct symphonies of memories in the mind.
Valerie Simpson on Nick Ashford: ‘I’m not used to him not being here yet’
20 Nov 2011 // 10:15 PM
CHICAGO — Valerie Simpson says she never really used to think much about posterity. After all, there was still so much work to be done with
Songwriting legends leave magical mark
26 Aug 2011 // 12:30 AM
The songwriting world lost two titans Monday when Nickolas Ashford and Jerry Leiber died within hours of each other. Ashford, 70, co-wrote a trove of hits