Talk:Ashford & Simpson
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Nicholas Ashford and Valerie Simpson had a daughter named Nicole, you never see or read anything about her. What is she doing.
- On finding two good third party references for their daughter, I added this fact (with the references, of course) to the article. Coyets (talk) 11:28, 23 August 2011 (UTC)
- No, the music in the background included sampling of an A&S song.126.96.36.199 (talk) 07:24, 23 August 2011 (UTC)
The Amy Winehouse recording was a new performance, not a sample. The arrangement followed the original Marvin Gaye/Tammi Terrell version very closely, but was in a different key.
The musicians in the Winehouse version are listed in this link; Ashford and Simpson are credited as co-writers. http://www.discogs.com/Amy-Winehouse-Tears-Dry-On-Their-Own/release/1044112
Split into 3 articles
I won't be doing this myself, but i think that each performer should have their own article, and this article be about the duo. Jerry Leiber of Leiber & Stoller also passed away today, and the same splitting should apply there, IMHO.(mercurywoodrose)188.8.131.52 (talk) 07:34, 23 August 2011 (UTC)
- Well, the question is, since they apparently wrote as a duo, and mostly performed as a duo, and (from what I can glean from the article and news of his death) are famous as a duo, have either of them done enough solo to be notable on their own? Or, put another way, is there enough info for 2 separate articles that wouldn't just duplicate 85% of what's already here? Aldaryx (talk) 11:03, 23 August 2011 (UTC)
Orphaned references in Ashford & Simpson
I check pages listed in Category:Pages with incorrect ref formatting to try to fix reference errors. One of the things I do is look for content for orphaned references in wikilinked articles. I have found content for some of Ashford & Simpson's orphans, the problem is that I found more than one version. I can't determine which (if any) is correct for this article, so I am asking for a sentient editor to look it over and copy the correct ref content into this article.
Reference named "can":
- From Tammi Terrell: "CAN Charts > Tammi Terrell". RPM. Retrieved 2013-02-05.
- From Lioness: Hidden Treasures: "Amy Winehouse – Chart history: Canadian Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 19 January 2014.
- From The Brothers Johnson: "CAN Charts > Brothers Johnson". RPM. Retrieved 2012-01-21.
- From Rufus (band): "CAN Charts > Rufus". RPM. Retrieved 2012-02-18.
I apologize if any of the above are effectively identical; I am just a simple computer program, so I can't determine whether minor differences are significant or not. AnomieBOT⚡ 08:14, 7 February 2016 (UTC)