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Gerry Goffin

voc, 1939-2014 US, Brooklyn
Composer of Rock
A.k.a. Gerald Goffin

Gerald "Gerry" Goffin (February 11, 1939 – June 19, 2014) was an American lyricist. Writing initially with his wife Carole King, he co-wrote many international pop hits of the early and mid-1960s, including the US No.1 hits "Will You Love Me Tomorrow", "Take Good Care of My Baby", "The Loco-Motion", and "Go Away Little Girl". It was later said of Goffin that his gift was "to find words that expressed what many young people were feeling but were unable to articulate."

        
Genres
  • Rock
  • Blues
  • Pop
  • Folk
  • World
Plays With
Goffin And King
Popular Tracks   
Never Too Late To Rock And Roll on Back Room Blood by Gerry Goffin
It's Not The Spotlight on It Aint Exactly Entertainment by Gerry Goffin
Reverend Bottom's Tojo Saloon on It Aint Exactly Entertainment by Gerry Goffin
Maryland Again on It Aint Exactly Entertainment by Gerry Goffin
Down On The Street on It Aint Exactly Entertainment by Gerry Goffin
Tragedy Of The Trade on Back Room Blood by Gerry Goffin
Cherokee Medicine on It Aint Exactly Entertainment by Gerry Goffin
What Am I Doin' Here on It Aint Exactly Entertainment by Gerry Goffin
I've Got To Use My Imagination on Back Room Blood by Gerry Goffin
The Last Cha Cha On Jackson Highway on It Aint Exactly Entertainment by Gerry Goffin

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
The Songs Of Gerry GoffinGerry Goffin2011Compil.
It Ain't Exactly Entertainment Demo & Other SessionsGerry Goffin2010Album
Back Room Blood (The CD Single)Gerry Goffin1996Single
Back Room BloodGerry Goffin1996Album
It's Not The SpotlightGerry Goffin1973Single
It Ain't Exactly EntertainmentGerry Goffin1973Album
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