Elliot Wolff was a musician, songwriter and music producer.
Elliot toured with Peaches & Herb and with Chaka Khan as a keyboard player. Moving to Los Angeles, Elliot became a staff writer for producer Freddie Perren. He wrote Johnny Gill's song "Super Love" for Gill's self-titled 1983 album.
After hearing a demo for "Straight Up", Paula Abdul recorded it along with "Cold Hearted" for her album Forever Your Girl. Both songs charted at number one on Billboard.
A massive string of hits followed shortly after. Elliot was hired to produce and/or provide hit songs for high profile artists like Taylor Dayne, Dave Koz, A’me Lorrain, Jennifer Holliday, Gregg Tripp, Debbie Gibson, Joey Lawrence, Atlantic Starr, Chynna Phillips, Color Me Badd, The Corrs and even the legendary Aretha Franklin.
Elliot Wolff’s legacy as a powerful force in the music business includes a slew of hit songs that he wrote and produced. He credited Elton John’s music as his inspiration for becoming a songwriter.
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