LOS ANGELES, June 19 Lyricist Gerry Goffin, who
co-wrote some of the biggest hit songs of the 1960s with his
former wife and longtime collaborator Carole King, died on
Thursday at age 75, King said in a message posted on Facebook.
Goffin, who died of natural causes at his Beverly Hills
home, co-wrote numerous top-40 singles with King, including "The
Loco-Motion," "Chains," "One Fine Day," "I'm Into Something
Good" and "Up on the Roof," many of which were hits for other
Goffin and King divorced in 1968.
(Reporting by Eric Kelsey; Writing by Steve Gorman; Editing by