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Couples That Rock

From Kurt and Courtney to Justin and Selena, 30 musician duos who got together - for better and for worse
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Nickolas Ashford and Valerie Simpson
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Nickolas Ashford and Valerie Simpson

Nick Ashford and Valerie Simpson had one of the longest lasting songwriting partnerships in the history of R&B. They met at a Harlem church in 1964 and quickly formed a musical partnership, writing classics like "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" and "Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing." They married in the early 1970s and began recording as a musical duo, charting with classics like "Solid." Ashford died in August of 2011.  

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