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Allee Willis Dead - 'Friends' Theme Song Co-Writer Dies at 72

Allee Willis Dead - 'Friends' Theme Song Co-Writer Dies at 72

Allee Willis, the co-writer of the Friends theme song “I’ll Be There For You,” has sadly passed away at the age of 72.

The Grammy-winning songwriter died on Christmas Eve, her longtime partner Prudence Fenton confirmed on Instagram. In reference to one of the Earth, Wind, & Fire songs that she co-wrote, he posted, “Rest In Boogie Wonderland Nov 10,1947-December 24, 2019.”

In addition to the Friends theme song, Allee also helped write “September” and “Boogie Wonderland” for Earth, Wind & Fire. She also was the co-writer of the Broadway musical The Color Purple.

Allee‘s cause of death was reportedly cardiac arrest.

We’re sending our thoughts and condolences to Allee‘s loved ones during this difficult time.

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