Alan Gordon (songwriter)  

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Alan Gordon (died 26 November 2008) is a songwriter best known for songs recorded by The Turtles, Petula Clark, Barbra Streisand, and Dr. Demento. Many of his songs were co-written with Garry Bonner, including The Turtles, "Happy Together" and Three Dog Night's "Celebrate".

He has worked with the likes of various popular musicians, including Blue Magoos, Alice Cooper, The Archies, The O'Jays, Lynn Anderson, Flo & Eddie, Frank Zappa, Helen Reddy, Gary Lewis & The Playboys, Tammy Wynette, The Lovin' Spoonful, Bobby Darin and Freddy Fender.

At the present time, the cause of death is unknown.





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