Young Rock ‘n’ Roll’s Youth songwriter Beverly Ross dies at 87

with hits like Beverly Ross “Lollipop” She became one of the top female songwriters in rock ‘n’ roll’s early years, but ended her career early after a business relationship deteriorated, she died in a Nashville hospital on January 15. She was 87 years old. His nephew, Cliff Stieglitz, said the cause was dementia. When Miss …