Friday, June 20, 2014

Remembering Gerry Goffin (1939-2014)

"Gerry Goffin and Carole King at the RCA recording studio in New York around 1959. Credit Michael Ochs Archives, via Getty Images." From The New York Times, 19 June 2014
Gerry Goffin and Carole King favourites:

1961  The Shirelles: "Will You Love Me Tomorrow"
1961  Bobby Vee: "Take Good Care Of My Baby"
1961  The Drifters: "Some Kind Of Wonderful"
1962  The Beatles (1963): "Chains"
1962  Little Eva: "Loco-Motion"
1963  The Chiffons: "One Fine Day"
1963  The Drifters: "Up On The Roof"
1964  Herman's Hermits: "I'm Into Something Good"
1966  The Animals: "Don't Bring Me Down"
1966  Dusty Springfield: "Goin' Back"
1967  The Monkees: "Pleasant Valley Sunday"
1967  Aretha Franklin: "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman"
1968  The Byrds: "Wasn't Born To Follow"

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