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Barrett Strong (born February 5 is the 36th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. There are 329 days remaining (330 in leap years). Events 1576 - Henry of Navarre converts to Roman Catholicism in order to ensure his right to the throne of France. 1631 - Roger Williams emigrates to Boston. 1778 - South... February 5, 1941 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). Events January January 6 - Franklin Delano Roosevelt delivers his Four Freedoms Speech in the State of the Union Address. January 10 - Lend-Lease is introduced into the U.S. Congress. January 19 - British troops attack Italian... 1941 in West Point is a city located in Clay County, Mississippi. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 12,145. It is the county seat of Clay County6. Geography West Point is located at 333622 North, 88399 West (33.606155, -88.652369... West Point, Mississippi) is an African Americans, also known as Afro-Americans or Black Americans, are an ethnic group in the United States of America whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to Sub-Saharan Africa. Many African Americans also have European and/or Native American ancestors. Alternative terms Terms for African Americans used... African-American In music a singer or vocalist is a type of musician who sings, i.e. uses the voice as an instrument to make music. A lead singer is one who sings the primary vocals of a song, as opposed to a backup singer who sings backup vocals to a song... singer and A songwriter is someone who writes either the lyrics or the music for songs. The same person may write both. Writing the music is also called composition. Sometimes the word composer is used interchangeably with the word songwriter though, strictly speaking, they are not quite the same thing. The word... songwriter. Strong was among the first artists signed to Berry Gordy, Jr. (born Detroit, November 28, 1929) is an African American record producer, founder of the Motown record label and its many subsidiaries. Gordy was the seventh of eight children born to the middle class family of Berry Gordy, Sr. and Bertha Gordy, who had relocated to Detroit from... Berry Gordy's Motown, also known as Tamla-Motown outside the U.S., is a record label founded on December 14, 1959 by Berry Gordy, Jr. in Detroit, Michigan (Motor Town), and named for the citys association with the automobile industry. In the 1960s it was the most successful proponent of what... Motown label, and is the performer on the label's first hit, " Money (Thats What I Want) is a 1959 hit single by Barrett Strong for the Tamla label, distributed by Anna Records. The song was written by Tamla founder Berry Gordy and Janie Bradford, and would become the first hit record for Gordys label, soon to be renamed Motown... Money (That's What I Want)" (#2 US R&B in 1960 was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). Events January-February January - State of emergency is lifted in Kenya - Mau Mau Rebellion is officially over January 1 - Independence of Cameroon January 9 - Aswan High Dam construction begins in Egypt January 14 - Ralph Chubb, the... 1960).

In the mid- Centuries: 19th century - 20th century - 21st century Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s - 1960s - 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s Years: 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 Events and trends The 1960s was a turbulent decade of change around the world. Many of the trends of... 1960s, Strong became a songwriter, teaming with songwriter/ In the entertainment industry, a producer is generally in charge of, or helps to coordinate, the financial, legal, administrative, technological, and artistic aspects of a production. Types of producers include: In movies and television, a film producer or television producer, respectively — often qualified with one of the following titles... producer Norman Whitfield (born in 1943) was a songwriter and producer for Berry Gordys Motown label during the 1960s. He is credited as being one of the creators of the Motown Sound, as well as one of the major instrumental figues in the late-60s sub-genre of psychedelic soul... Norman Whitfield. Together, Strong and Whitfield wrote some of the most successful and critically acclaimed songs ever to be released by Motown, including " I Heard It Through the Grapevine is the name of an R&B/soul song that resulted in two succesful singles released by the Motown label: a 1967 US #2 hit by Gladys Knight & The Pips and a 1968 US #1 hit by Marvin Gaye. Written by Barrett... I Heard It Through the Grapevine" by For the BBC pips, see Greenwich Time Signal. The Pips were an American pop and soul group formed by Gladys Knight, who had huge hits with such songs as I Heard It Through The Grapevine, Neither One Of Us (Wants To Be The First To Say Goodbye) , Midnight Train To... Gladys Knight & the Pips and Marvin Gaye (April 2, 1939 - April 1, 1984) was an African American pop, soul and R&B singer who gained international fame during the 1960s and 1970s. His best records are still highly regarded, and he is often cited as one of the finest singers of his era. Early... Marvin Gaye, "War (What Is It Good For)" by Edwin Starr (January 21, 1942 - April 2, 2003) was a soul music singer. He was born with the name Charles Edwin Hatcher in Nashville, Tennessee. In 1957 he formed the group The Future Tones. He lived in Detroit, Michigan in the 1960s and recorded at first for the small label... Edwin Starr, "Smiling Faces Sometimes" by The Undisputed Truth was a 1970s Motown recording act, assembled by record producer Norman Whitfield as a means for being able to experiment with his psychedelic soul production techniques. Joe Harris served as main lead singer, with Billie Rae Calvin and Brenda Joyce, formerly of The Delicates, on additional leads... The Undisputed Truth, and the long line of "psychedelic soul" records from The Classic 5 lineup of the Temptations, circa 1965. Left to right: Melvin Franklin, Eddie Kendricks, Otis Williams, Paul Williams, and David Ruffin. The Temptations (also abbreviated as The Tempts) are an American Motown singing group whose repertoire has included, at various periods during its long existence, doo-wop, soul... The Temptations, including " Cloud Nine is a 1968 hit song recorded by The Temptations for the Motown label. It was the first of their singles to feature Dennis Edwards instead of David Ruffin in the lineup, was the first of producer Norman Whitfields psychedelic soul tracks, and won Motown its first Grammy... Cloud Nine", " I Cant Get Next to You is a 1969 hit single for the Motown label, performed by The Temptations and produced by Norman Whitfield, their second of four #1 hits on the US pop charts. An expansion on the foundation set by their previous psychedelic soul records from the... I Can't Get Next to You", " Psychedelic Shack, released December 28, 1969, is the name of a 1970 hit single for the Motown label performed by The Temptations and produced by Norman Whitfield. This single represents the Temptations and Whitfields full-blown submergence into psychedelia, with hard rock guitars, synthesizer sound effects, multitracked drums, and... Psychedelic Shack", " Ball of Confusion (Thats What the World is Today) is the name of a 1970 hit single for the Motown label performed by The Temptations and produced by Norman Whitfield. Like Psychedelic Shack before it, Ball of Confusion delves head-on into psychedelia, this time with a strong political... Ball of Confusion (That's What the World is Today)", and " Papa Was a Rolling Stone (also spelled Papa Was a Rollin Stone) is a soul song, written by Motown songwriters Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong as an album track for Motown act The Undisputed Truth in 1971. A year later, Whitfield, who also produced the song, took Papa Was a... Papa Was a Rolling Stone". Strong recieved a The Grammy Award for Best R&B Song (sometimes known as the R&B Songwriters Award) has been awarded since 1969. From 1969 to 2000 it was known as the Grammy Award for Best Rhythm & Blues Song. Years reflect the year in which the Grammy Awards... Grammy Award for Best R&B Song for writing "Papa Was a Rolling Stone".

After Motown moved its operations base from City motto: Speramus Meliora; Resurget Cineribus (We Hope For Better Things; It Shall Rise From the Ashes) City nicknames: The Motor City and Motown Location in the state of Michigan Founded July 24, 1701 County Wayne County Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick ( Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 370.2 km²... Detroit, Michigan to This article is about the largest city in California. For other uses of Los Angeles, see Los Angeles (disambiguation) Downtown Los Angeles skyline facing northeast toward the San Gabriel Mountains on a clear winter day. Missing from the center foreground of the photo is the Staples Center arena, completed in... Los Angeles, California, Strong left the label and resumed his singing career, recording two albums for Capitol Records is a major United States-based record label, now part of the EMI Music Group. Capitol record by Wingy Manone History The Capitol Records company was founded by the songwriter Johnny Mercer in 1942, with the financial help of movie producer Buddy DeSylva and the business acumen of... Capitol Records in the mid- 1970s - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes.css; @import /skins/monobook/IE55Fixes.css; @import /skins/monobook/IE60Fixes.css; /**/ 1970s From Wikipedia Millennia: 1st millennium - 2nd millennium - 3rd millennium Events and trends Although in the United States and in many other Western societies the 1970s are often seen as a period of... 1970s.



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