Singer-songwriter Nick Ashford died yesterday at the age of 70 in a New York City hospital. The legend, half of duo Ashford & Simpson had been suffering from throat cancer.
The pair began their career together over three decades ago. They penned a number of wedding favorites and slow jams including Solid As A Rock, Ain’t No Mountain High Enough, You’re All I Need To Get By and Reach Out And Touch Somebody’s Hand. He is survived by his wife Valerie and their two children.