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Shadow Morton, '60s pop wizard, reportedly dead at 71

Shadow Morton, '60s pop wizard, reportedly dead at 71

Shadow Morton, the songwriter and producer behind such 1960s pop classics as "Remember (Walking in the Sand)" and "Leader of the Pack" -- both recorded by the Shangri-Las -- is dead. According to the New York Times, Morton died Thursday in Laguna Beach; the cause, said a family friend, was cancer. He was 71.

A Brooklyn native who spent his adolescence on Long Island, Morton reportedly couldn't...

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