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Growing up during the MoTown music era, the writers and performers of that great music were often times over looked. He wrote the Raisin Song and Gladys Night and the Pips great version of, "I Heard It Through The Grape Vine"...RIP Barrett
Barrett Strong, Motown singer and ‘I Heard It Through the Grapevine’ songwriter, dead at 81
Motown founder Berry Gordy confirmed the death of musician Barrett Strong. The vocalist was known for the hit song "Money," "Papa Was a Rollin' Stone" and more.