Skip Scarborough

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Skip Scarborough
Birth name Clarence Alexander Scarborough
Born (1944-11-26)November 26, 1944
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
Origin Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Died July 3, 2003(2003-07-03) (aged 58)
Los Angeles, California, United States
Genres R&B, Funk, soul, disco
Occupation(s) Songwriter, arranger, record producer
Instruments Piano, keyboards
Years active 1960s – 2003
Associated acts L.T.D., Earth, Wind & Fire, The Emotions, Creative Source, Anita Baker, Con Funk Shun

Clarence Alexander "Skip" Scarborough (November 26, 1944 – July 3, 2003) was a songwriter, best known for romantic ballads.


Scarborough was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He lived in Los Angeles most of his life.

A prolific songwriter, Scarborough wrote songs performed by L.T.D., Anita Baker and Earth, Wind & Fire. He co-wrote "Giving You the Best That I Got", which won a Grammy Award in 1988 for Best R&B Song.[1]



  1. ^ Hogan, Ed. "Skip Scarborough". Allmusic. Retrieved 2009-12-13. 

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