Gerry Goffin

10 Essential Songs From the Pen of Gerry Goffin

By Steve Crawford | June 22, 2014

He is most famously known for his songwriting partnership with Carole King (the couple were married from 1959 to 1968). As a lyricist, Goffin was known for his acute writing from a female perspective and as King has noted, his ability to put “big ideas into simple words.”

Gerry Goffin Dead At 77

By Iman Lababedi | June 19, 2014

The great pop lyricist Gerry Goffin, who wrote the words to so many of Carole King’s greatest compositions, is dead at 77. Goffin was responsible for some 40 Top 10 Hits and the man was a true poet, unless you don’t think “Some Kind Of Wonderful” was true poetry