R.I.P. Nick Ashford passed away from throat cancer at a New York hospital last night. He was 69 years old. We will miss his fabulous mane and oh-so-smooth voice. Our condolences to Nick's partner in everything, Valerie Simpson, and their two daughters. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AEC04BfqMy0] Posted on August 23, 2011 by Lisa Brown and filed under R-I-P-.