Death of Shadow Morton

September 3, 1940 - February 14, 2013
Los Angeles, California | Age 72

1960s songwriter dies at age 71
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The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shadow Morton, a 1960s pop-song writer and producer whose biggest hits include "Leader of the Pack" and "Remember (Walking in the Sand)," has died. He was 71.

Family friend Amy Krakow confirmed with The Associated Press on Sunday that Morton, born George Francis Morton, died Thursday in Laguna Beach, California.

The Shangri-Las, a girls group from Queens, New York, gained fame after recording both "Remember" in 1964, and then ...

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