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Ashford & Simpson: Really Somethin' Else!

Profile and Interview by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, December 1973

OVER THE last five years, the emergence of producers-turned performers has been a phenomenon which brought into the limelight some of the finest creative forces ...

Ashford & Simpson: Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing

Interview by Vicki Wickham, Black Music, May 1974

NICKOLAS ASHFORD and Valerie Simpson have, of course, been writing great songs for years. Songs like 'Ain't No Mountain High Enough', 'Reach Out And Touch ...

Ashford & Simpson: Behind A Painted Smile

Profile and Interview by Robin Katz, Sounds, August 1974

'Ain't No Mountain High Enough', 'You're All I Need To Get By', 'Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing', and 'The Onion Song' were all hits ...

Ashford and Simpson: Nick and Val

Profile and Interview by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, February 1975

IT'S PRETTY hard to believe that the young, unassuming couple seated comfortably in their smart New York apartment-and-office are the masterminds behind a whole string ...

Ashford and Simpson: At Peace With The World And Themselves…

Interview by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, March 1976

Ashford and Simpson are back in business after a lengthy sabbatical. Here they expound on their new album – how it reflects the changes they've ...

California Soul Hits The Big Apple

Live Review by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, April 1976

A special report by David Nathan on the on-stage and behind-the-scenes activities at Warner Brothers' special "California Soul" series of concerts during end of February ...

Ashford & Simpson: Come As You Are (Warner Bros. K56159) *****

Review by Vivien Goldman, Sounds, June 1976

CELESTIAL STUFF from Nick and Val, illustrious songwriters from the old Motown stable, who're now hitting the solo trail for the third time with Warner ...

Ashford & Simpson: Nick and Valerie's Hit Cure

Interview by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, November 1979

With the success of their recent albums and the ensuing singles hit, Ashford and Simpson have truly arrived. David Nathan finds out what makes them ...

Bobby Womack: The Poet (Tamla Motown)/Ashford & Simpson: Street Opera (Capitol)

Review by Barney Hoskyns, New Musical Express, June 1982

TWO SOUL products from the mainstream, one of which, The Poet, has been on import since last year, the other being the latest album from ...

Ashford & Simpson: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Live Review by Chris Roberts, Sounds, June 1985

REVELATION ONE. Ashford (Mr) gets down on his knees, and tells us the meaning: "Grrr nga nga nga huh witness!" Revelation Two. Ashford: "When I ...

see also Valerie Simpson

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