Gwen GuthrieBorn 14 July 1950. Died 3 February 1999
Gwen Guthrie Biography (Wikipedia)
Gwendolyn "Gwen" Guthrie (July 9, 1950 – February 3, 1999) was an American singer-songwriter and pianist, who also sang backing vocals for Aretha Franklin, Billy Joel, Stevie Wonder, Peter Tosh, and Madonna, among others, and who wrote songs made famous by Ben E. King, Angela Bofill and Roberta Flack. Guthrie is well known for her 1986 anthem, "Ain't Nothin' Goin' on But the Rent", and for her 1986 cover of The Carpenters song (They Long to Be) Close to You.
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