Motown producer Frank Wilson dies aged 71

Tina Hart
Frank Wilson

Legendary Motown producer Frank Wilson died on Thursday (September 27) following a long battle with cancer.

Wilson created hits for some of the label’s most popular acts, including Castles In the Sand for Stevie Wonder, Lovechild for Diana Ross and The Supremes, All I Need for The Temptations and Chained, performed by Marvin Gaye.

In addition to his work as a producer, Wilson was a songwriter and an artist for a short period, releasing the 1965 single Do I Love You (Indeed I Do). A rare copy of the record recently sold at for £25,000, making it the most expensive record sold at auction.

More recently, Wilson produced Each Day Gets Better for John Legend.


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