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Nick Ashford, one-half of the legendary Motown duo, Ashford & Simpson, died Monday, Aug. 22, 2011, after a battle with throat cancer. He was 70 years old.
(Pictured: In this May 14, 2005 file photo, Nick Ashford and Valerie Simpson arrive at the Legends Ball in Santa Barbara, Calif.)
(AP Photo / Michael A. Mariant)