LI producer George 'Shadow' Morton dead at 71
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George "Shadow" Morton, the enigmatic Long Island producer and songwriter behind "Leader of the Pack" and a string of other hits in the '60s and '70s, died Thursday in Laguna Beach, Calif. He was 71.
A family friend told The New York Times that Morton died of cancer.
Morton was best known for his work with The Shangri-Las, including producing and co-writing the No. 1 hit "Leader of the...