RIP – JERRY RAGOVOY


EXPIRED: 07/13/11 – Jerry Ragovoy, 80, founder of NYCs Hit Factory, originally wanted to write Broadway musicals but life took him in another direction. “Time Is on My Side,” a song written for a jazz trombonist, became a huge hit for the Rolling Stones. He also wrote songs later covered by Janis Joplin including “Piece of My Heart,” “Cry Baby,” and “Try (Just a Little Bit Harder).”

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