Music Rewind

All About Music

Songwriter Who Penned Hits for Elvis, Dies

Aaron Schroeder, the songwriter who penned hits for Elvis Presley, has passed away on 1 December 2009, in New Jersey, America. Schroeder, who had been suffering from a form of Alzheimer’s disease, died at the age of 84, and is survived by his wife and his daughter.

He had written the Elvis hits “It’s Now Or Never”, “A Big Hunk O’ Love”, and “Stuck On You’ among others, and has also helped create hit singles for Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Chaka Khan and many others. He was responsible for “Where Are You”, theme song from Scooby-Doo.

Advertisements

05/12/2009 - Posted by | Music News | , , , , ,

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: