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. He died of cancer July 3, 2003 in Los Angeles.

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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