Will you still love me tomorrow? Gerry Goffin’s gone

Co-writer and sometime husband of Carole King, Goffin, who has died aged 75, was a fount of pinpoint lyrics in New York’s final decade as the world’s songwriting empire.

He married King in 1959 when he was 20 and she 17; they divorced in 1968. What they wrote is everlasting.


Among his other hits:  Take Good Care of My Baby (Bobby Vee), Go Away Little Girl (Steve Lawrence, Donny Osmond), The Loco-Motion (Little Eva, Kylie Minogue).

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