Saturday, June 4, 2011

Andrew Gold

Singer, songwriter and musician -- via Yakkity Yak. He started being noticed due to his work with Linda Ronstadt during the height of her popularity (he played the guitar solos on "You're No Good"), then became a hit in his own right for songs such as "Lonely Boy" and "Thank You for Being a Friend." He is survived by his mother, the famous Marni Nixon, voiceover singer for Deborah Kerr, Natalie Wood and Audrey Hepburn. His father, Ernest Gold, won an Oscar for composing the score for "Exodus."