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Barrett Strong

Barrett Strong
Born: Feb 5, 1941 in Westpoint, MS
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Genre: R&B
Biography: A pivotal figure in Motown's formative years, singer/composer Barrett Strong was a key associate and friend of Berry Gordy. It was his hit "Money (That's What I Want)" for Anna Records in 1960 that provided vital capital for Gordy to expand his operation. The song gave Strong his only major hit as a ...Read full biography
Live & Love
Released: 1976
Label: Capitol
Critics' Rating:
This is light years ahead of his Capitol debut, the amateurish, weak Stronghold; Live & Love has better songs, arrangements, and instrumentation. He adequately revives his only hit "Money (That's What ...Read full review
Stronghold
Released: 1975
Label: Capitol
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More Barrett Strong albums: Main Albums (3), Compilations (5), Singles & EPs (7)