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My Place: Remembering Gerry Goffin

On June 19, 2014 veteran popular lyricist Gerry Goffin passed away at age 75. Collaborating with his first wife, Carole King, as well as other composers, Goffin wrote the words to many dozens of hit songs throughout a career in music that extended over six decades.

This week on My Place, Gerry Goffin's lifetime of music with his most famous and significant compositions including memorable hit recordings by the Shirelles, the Drifters and the Beatles.

Broadcast on Saturday, June 28th at 8 p.m.

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