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P.F. Sloan may be the most famous songwriter you never heard of

pfsloan-grab.pngP.F. Sloan, the songwriter of such 1960s hits "Eve of Destruction" and "Secret Agent Man," died Monday night after a short bout with pancreatic cancer. He was 70 years old. In 2014, Joel Bellman posted at LA Observed about Sloan's impact. Sloan, he wrote, "may be the most famous songwriter you never heard of. But for those who grew up in Southern California in the golden glow of the mid-'60s, back when the music really mattered (to us, anyway), for a brief incandescent moment he produced the soundtrack of our lives." Read the 2014 post.

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