The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers has tapped songwriter Paul Williams to helm the organization as president and chairman of the board, replacing Marilyn Bergman who stepped down on April 8, after 15 years leading the society.

Williams' timeless standards include "We've Only Just Begun," "Rainy Days and Mondays," "You and Me Against the World," "An Old Fashioned Love Song," "I Won't Last a Day Without You" and "Let Me Be The One," while his songs have been recorded by Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Willie Nelson, Ella Fitzgerald,

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