Songwriter Clint Ballard Jr. Dead At 77
January 19, 2009 at 5:48 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of songwriter CLINT BALLARD JR,, who died DECEMBER 23rd after a long illness in DENTON, TX at 77, according to the NEW YORK TIMES.
BALLARD wrote "YOU'RE NO GOOD," a number one hit for LINDA RONSTADT in 1975, and "THE GAME OF LOVE," which topped the charts for WAYNE FONTANA AND THE MINDBENDERS in 1965. Among other hits written by BALLARD were "GOOD TIMIN'" (number three for JIMMY JONES in 1960) and "I'M ALIVE" (a U.K. number one for THE HOLLIES in 1965). He later entered the real estate business.