Skip Scarborough

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Skip Scarborough
Birth nameClarence Alexander Scarborough
Born(1944-11-26)November 26, 1944
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
OriginBaton Rouge, Louisiana
DiedJuly 3, 2003(2003-07-03) (aged 58)
Los Angeles, California, United States
GenresR&B, Funk, soul, disco
Occupation(s)Songwriter, arranger, record producer
InstrumentsPiano, keyboards
Years active1960s – 2003
Associated actsL.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 an American songwriter, best known for romantic ballads.

Biography[edit]

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]

Scarborough was a cousin of fellow songwriter and producer Gary Taylor.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Hogan, Ed. "Skip Scarborough". Allmusic. Retrieved 2009-12-13.
  2. ^ "Meet Gary Taylor of Morning Crew Music". voyagela.com. VoyageLA. Retrieved 2019-02-03.

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