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Motown 7" Singles, No. 1 - Single

Barrett Strong & The Contours

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Born: 05 February 1941 in Westpoint, MS

Genre: R&B/Soul

Years Active: '50s, '60s, '70s

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 vocalist, reaching number two on the R&B charts and barely missing the pop Top 20. During the late '60s and early '70s, Strong collaborated with Norman Whitfield on some historic songs that included...
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  • $2.99
  • Genres: Pop, Music, R&B/Soul
  • Released: 28 February 2009

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