Clint Ballard, Jr. was a successful American songwriter who, over the course of his career wrote numerous charting singles. Some of his most recognized songs are “You’re No Good” (Linda Ronstadt), “Game of Love” (Wayne Fontana), and “I’m Alive” (the Hollies). Two of his songs landed at the top of the Billboard singles chart while two others made it into the UK top ten. His songs have also been recorded by the likes of Ricky Nelson, Frankie Avalon, Connie Francis, and Jan and Dean. Clint Ballard, Jr. was 77 when he passed away on December 23, 2008.