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Nickolas Ashford

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Aliases
Nick Ashford
Real name
Nickolas Philip Ashford
Born
May 4, 1942
Died
August 22, 2011
Country
United States
IPI
00001473136 81 works
Affiliation
ASCAP
Family
Valerie Simpson Spouse (1974-2011)
Ray Simpson Brother-in-law
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Covers by Nickolas Ashford

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Songs written by Nickolas Ashford

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
A Friend of Mine Jo Armstead, Valerie Simpson, Nickolas Ashford The Geminis 1966 Unverified
Ain't No Mountain High Enough Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell February 1, 1967 Covered by (159 artists)
Ain't Nothin' but a Maybe Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Rufus May 1974 Covered by (2 artists)
Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell REC,REL August 8, 1967 Covered by (48 artists)
Ain't That Somethin' Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Ashford and Simpson June 1974 Covered by (2 artists)
Baby I'll Come Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Mary Love January 1967 Covered by (2 artists)
Believe in Me Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Ashford & Simpson April 13, 1976 Covered by Cheryl Lynn
Bourgié, Bourgié Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Ashford & Simpson October 9, 1977 Covered by (3 artists)
By Way of Love's Express Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Ashford & Simpson October 9, 1977 Covered by Grace Kennedy
California Soul Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson The Messengers [US] July 7, 1967 Covered by (24 artists)
Can't It Wait Until Tomorrow Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Diana Ross June 19, 1970 Covered by (2 artists)
Can't Seem to Get You out of My Mind Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Four Tops April 27, 1968 Covered by The Eddy Jacobs Exchange
Can You Make It Brother Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Ashford and Simpson September 7, 1973 Covered by Carol Addison
Collard Greens and Cornbread Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson, Papa Justifi, Warren Felder, Tiwa Savage Fantasia August 10, 2010
Cry Like a Baby Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson, Jo Armstead Aretha Franklin September 1966 Covered by (5 artists)
Dark Side of the World Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Marvin Gaye REC, Diana Ross REL March 26, 1969
Destination: Anywhere Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson The Marvelettes April 10, 1968 Covered by (2 artists)
Didn't You Know (You'd Have to Cry Sometime) Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Gladys Knight & The Pips December 20, 1968 Covered by (6 artists)
Don't Send Nobody Else Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Millie Jackson 1973 Covered by (2 artists)
Drink the Wine Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Valerie Simpson March 27, 1972 Covered by (3 artists)
Everybody's Got to Give It Up Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Ashford and Simpson June 1974 Covered by The 5th Dimension
Found a Cure Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Ashford & Simpson 1979 Covered by Plaza People
Genius I Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Valerie Simpson July 1972 Covered by Kerrie Biddell
Gimme Something Real Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Ashford and Simpson September 7, 1973 Covered by Wardell Piper
Good Lovin' Ain't Easy to Come By Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Gladys Knight & The Pips REC, Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell REL November 23, 1966 Covered by (2 artists)
Hard to Face the Music Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson The Dynamic Superiors July 14, 1975 Covered by Idris Muhammad
Have You Ever Tried It Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Ashford and Simpson September 7, 1973 Covered by (2 artists)
I Ain't Been Licked Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Diana Ross 1979 Covered by Marcus Simeone feat. Marco Brehm
I Am Your Man Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Edwin Starr REC, Bobby Taylor & The Vancouvers REL May 29, 1968 Covered by (7 artists)
I Can't Give Back the Love I Feel for You Brian Holland, Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Rita Wright [US] January 11, 1968 Covered by (9 artists)
I Don't Need No Doctor Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson, Jo Armstead Ray Charles and His Orchestra October 1966 Covered by (44 artists)
I Don't Need No Help Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Valerie Simpson March 11, 1971 Covered by Frank Owens
I Had a Love Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Ashford and Simpson June 1974 Covered by (3 artists)
I Just Wanna Be There Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Valerie Simpson August 19, 1970 Covered by (2 artists)
I'm a Winner Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Martha Reeves & The Vandellas May 9, 1969 Covered by (3 artists)
I'm Every Woman Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Chaka Khan October 1978 Covered by (32 artists)
Is It Still Good to Ya ? Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Ashford & Simpson August 1978 Covered by (4 artists)
It Seems to Hang On Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Ashford & Simpson August 1978 Covered by Paul Hardcastle
It's My House Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Diana Ross 1979 Covered by (5 artists)
I Wouldn't Change the Man He Is Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Blinky August 7, 1968 Covered by Diana Ross
Just Can't Get Enough of You Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson, Jo Armstead The Apollas December 1965 Covered by Lesley Gore
Keep an Eye Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Diana Ross and The Supremes August 8, 1968 Covered by (3 artists)
Keep It Coming Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Valerie Simpson March 27, 1972 Covered by (5 artists)
Let's Go Get Stoned Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson, Jo Armstead The Coasters May 1965 Covered by (34 artists)
Love Woke Me Up This Morning Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Valerie Simpson REC, Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell REL May 17, 1967 Covered by (5 artists)
Never Had It So Good Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson, Jo Armstead Chuck Jackson and Maxine Brown July 1965 Covered by (3 artists)
No One Gets the Prize Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Diana Ross 1979 Covered by Earl Van Dyke
Now That There's You Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Valerie Simpson REC, Diana Ross REL August 26, 1969 Covered by (4 artists)
One More Bridge to Cross Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson The Supremes & The Four Tops January 30, 1971 Covered by The Lost Generation
Only Your Love Can Save Me Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson, Jo Armstead Betty Lavette September 1965 Covered by Andee Silver - Accompaniment directed by Arthur Greenslade
Over and Over Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Ashford & Simpson 1977 Covered by (2 artists)
Over to Where You Are Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Ashford and Simpson June 1974 Covered by Stanley Turrentine
Reach Out and Touch (Somebody's Hand) Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Diana Ross February 11, 1970 Covered by (19 artists)
Remember Me Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Valerie Simpson REC, Diana Ross REL 1970 Covered by (9 artists)
Romeo Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson The Dynamic Superiors January 16, 1975 Covered by Mirage [US2]
Running Out Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Vernon Garrett 1967 Covered by (7 artists)
Same Old Feeling Jo Armstead, Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Jo Ann & Troy (Jo-Ann Campbell, Troy Seals) 1965 Unverified
Shoe Shoe Shine Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson The Dynamic Superiors August 22, 1974 Covered by (2 artists)
Silly Wasn't I Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson, Jo Armstead Valerie Simpson July 1972 Covered by (3 artists)
Sinner Man (Don't Let Him Catch You) Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Valerie Simpson August 19, 1970 Covered by (3 artists)
Solid Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Ashford & Simpson October 1984 Covered by (2 artists)
Somebody Told a Lie Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Ashford & Simpson April 13, 1976 Covered by Terri Lyne Carrington featuring Valerie Simpson
Something on My Mind Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Rita Wright [US] May 22, 1967 Covered by Diana Ross
Some Things You Never Get Used To Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Diana Ross and The Supremes November 13, 1968 Covered by Frances Nero
So So Satisfied Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Ashford & Simpson 1977 Covered by Sandy McLelland and The Backline
Still Such a Thing Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Gladys Knight & The Pips 1980 Covered by Ashford & Simpson
Stuff Like That Richard Tee, Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson, Quincy Jones, Ralph MacDonald, Eric Gale, Steve Gadd Quincy Jones May 1978 Covered by (5 artists)
Surrender Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Diana Ross September 12, 1970 Covered by (9 artists)
Surrender Your Love Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Covered by (2 artists)
Take All the Time You Need Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Ashford and Simpson June 1974 Covered by Roy Ayers Ubiquity
Tear It on Down Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Marvin Gaye May 27, 1968 Covered by (4 artists)
The Boss Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Diana Ross 1979 Covered by (10 artists)
The Onion Song Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell March 17, 1969 Covered by (3 artists)
The Real Thing Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson, Jo Armstead Betty Everett April 1965 Covered by (5 artists)
Top of the Stairs Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Ashford & Simpson October 9, 1977 Covered by Collins and Collins
We Need to Go Back Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Dionne Warwick July 30, 2013 Covered by Dionne Warwick & Jubilation Choir
What You Gave Me Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell March 17, 1969 Covered by (2 artists)
When It Comes to My Baby Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Ronnie Milsap January 1966 Covered by James Royal
Where There Was Darkness Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Diana Ross June 19, 1970 Covered by Randy Crawford
You Ain't Livin' Till You're Lovin' Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Tammi Terrell REC, Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell REL August 30, 1967 Covered by (6 artists)
You're All I Need to Get By Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell May 29, 1968 Covered by (61 artists)
Your Precious Love Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell March 23, 1967 Covered by (21 artists)

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