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Full Name: Gerry Goffin
Biography:
(1939-2014) Songwriter. Gerry Goffin was born in Brooklyn, New York, and died in Los Angeles, California. Together with Carole King he wrote the lyrics to numerous hit songs. Ms. King composed the music.
Author's Timeline:
1939 Kings County
Gerald Goffin was born in Brooklyn, New York, on February 11, 1939. 
2014 (Unknown) County
Gerry Goffin died at his home in Los Angeles, California, on June 19, 2014. 
1958 Queens County
Mr. Goffin was a student at Queens College when he met Carole King. 
1960 (Unknown) County
Will You Love Me Tomorrow?
A number 1 hit recorded by the Shirelles. 
1962 (Unknown) County
The Loco-Motion
Number 1 hit recorded by Little Eva. 
1963 (Unknown) County
Go Away Little Girl
Number 1 hit recorded by Steve Lawrence. 
1966 (Unknown) County
Don't Bring Me Down
Hit recorded by the Animals. 
1962 (Unknown) County
Up On The Roof
Hit recorded by the Drifters. 
1963 (Unknown) County
One Fine Day
Hit recorded by the Chiffons. 
1967 (Unknown) County
Pleasant Valley Sunday
Hit recorded by the Monkees. 
1967 (Unknown) County
(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman
Hit recorded by Aretha Franklin. 

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