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Beverly Ross

Beverly Ross: Hit songwriter of Candy Man and many others

Beverly Ross is a songwriter, singer, and musician whose career has carried her across 50 years of music, from the 1950s into the 21st century. Born in Brooklyn, NY, her earliest hits included the song "Dim, Dim the Lights," which was among the very last successful singles released by Bill Haley & His Comets. "Lollipop" by the Chordettes, and most recently licensed for a Dell Computers commercial, "Treats," aka "Lollipop".

Ross' subsequent hits as a composer include "Judy's Turn to Cry" (Lesley Gore) and "Remember Then" (The Earls). Her best-known song, however, is probably "The Girl of My Best Friend," which was a huge hit for Ral Donner in the United States, and became a hit for Elvis Presley. Additional recordings by: Mickey Gilley, Lacy J. Dalton, and many more are available @

Sadly, we lost Beverly on January 15, 2022. She was one of the biggest supporters we had, a special person with a heart and soul of gold. Rest in peace out friend!