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  Encyclopedia: Barrett Strong   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Strong was among the first artists signed to Berry Gordy, Jr.
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.
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.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Barrett-Strong   (1553 words)

  
 Barrett Strong -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Barrett Strong (born February 5, 1941 in (additional info and facts about West Point, Mississippi) West Point, Mississippi) is an (An American whose ancestors were born in Africa) African-American (A person who sings) singer and (A composer of words or music for popular songs) songwriter.
In the mid- (The decade from 1960 to 1969) 1960s, Strong became a songwriter, teaming with songwriter/ (Someone who finds financing for and supervises the making and presentation of a show (play or film or program or similar work)) producer (additional info and facts about Norman Whitfield) Norman Whitfield.
Strong received a (additional info and facts about Grammy Award for Best R&B Song) Grammy Award for Best R&B Song for writing "Papa Was a Rolling Stone".
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/b/ba/barrett_strong.htm   (144 words)

  
 JS Online: Barrett will try some hospitality in the suburbs
Barrett and Finley both said they are trying to break the ice on issues that have divided the region, such as wastewater management and highway expansion.
Elected in April to a four-year term, Barrett, a former congressman, is expected to discuss regional cooperation before a crowd of about 400 business and government leaders from throughout Waukesha County.
Barrett and Finley's effort to avoid such conflict is winning high praise on both ends of the city-suburban spectrum.
www.jsonline.com /news/wauk/sep04/259570.asp?format=print   (588 words)

  
 BBC Online - BBC Northern Ireland - John Bennett - Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
One of those writers was song-smith and performer Barrett Strong, the man who wrote and performed the very first single on the label, the brilliant Money that was later covered by the Beatles and thousands of others down the years.
Barrett played the two songs to him and basically Whitfield flipped, he liked the first song which was a pretty little piano ballad but he really loved the second song, which was bluesy and reminded him of Ray Charles.
That line was all that Strong needed to hear, he went off and composed the rest of the words to complete a dark, moody song of deception and gossip, he knew he had a winner but now he had to find someone to sing it.
www.bbc.co.uk /northernireland/jb/story_behind/grapevine.shtml   (540 words)

  
 Metro Times Detroit - Musicians - : Barrett Strong
Utilizing his past achievements for a diverse group of young and upcoming artists, Strong is not only a noted figure in musical history, he is a role model and unifier of Detroit's musical and cultural communities.
Writing songs since a very young age, Strong was introduced to Berry Gordy by family friend Jackie Wilson and began his work in the music business at the tender age of fifteen.
Barrett's been there and done that, but you can tell he's enjoyed the trip every step of the way and slowing down is not on the agenda.
www.metrotimes.com /metropolis/sonic/artistprofile.asp?id=7411   (449 words)

  
 NASCAR.com - Barrett makes strong first impression at testing - February 1, 2003
Off the truck, Barrett's Monday morning test speeds were at the top of the chart.
From Las Vegas, Barrett took advantage of his last weekend on the west coast before traveling the hectic 34-race Busch Series schedule, by driving to L.A. for some unfinished business and relaxation.
Barrett and the OdoBan Racing Team will kick off the season at full speed on February 15, in the Koolerz 300 at Daytona International Speedway.
www.nascar.com /2003/news/headlines/official/02/01/sbarrett_testing   (604 words)

  
 CMT.com : Barrett Strong : Biography
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.
Strong left Motown when the label moved to Los Angeles in 1972, and he signed with Epic.
Strong continued into the '80s, recording "Rock It Easy" for an independent label and writing and arranging "You Can Depend on Me," which was included on the Dells' The Second Time LP in 1988.
www.cmt.com /artists/az/strong_barrett/bio.jhtml   (189 words)

  
 GN Online: Shell bid for Barrett aims at bigger slice of gas market
Analysts said Barrett's assets were also attractive to other energy companies and that a rival bid could well emerge.
Van de Vijver said during the call that Shell's pursuit of Barrett was triggered by its growing appetite for natural gas, the cleanest burning of the fossil fuels.
Strong U.S. demand for natural gas, driven in large part by increased use of the fuel for generating electric power, pushed benchmark U.S. gas prices to a record peak of over $10 per thousand cubic feet last December.
www.gulf-news.com /Articles/print.asp?ArticleID=11359   (1242 words)

  
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Strong wrote the pounding piano riff that propels this most Solomonic song of songs -- played it on the session, too.
Gordy" -- and Strong always refers to him as such -- is the aforementioned future Motown kingpin, then best known for co-writing a fistful of Jackie Wilson's hits.
Strong recorded two mid-'70s albums for Capitol before resurfacing on the 1992 songwriters' compilation In Their Own Words.
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 Songwriters Hall of Fame   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
The song gave Strong his only major hit as a vocalist, reaching #2 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 including "I Heard It Through the Grapevine," "Too Busy Thinking About My Baby," "Papa Was a Rolling Stone," "Ball of Confusion," "War," and "Take Me in Your Arms and Love Me.”
Though it wasn't a hit, his song "Man Up in the Sky" was a '70s soul gem.
www.songwritershalloffame.org /exhibit_home_page.asp?exhibitId=338   (233 words)

  
 CLASSIC SOUL: Nolan Strong and The Diablos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Jimmy and Nolan were cousins of Barrett Strong -- of Motown's ''Money'' fame and writer of many Motown classics.
Nolan's falsetto style of singing was probably a strong influence on the then teenagedSmokey Robinson.
One of the best moments on the album is her rendition of "Wind", which was originally done by a Doo Wop group out of Detroit named Nolan Strong and the Diablos.
www.soul-patrol.com /soul/diablos.htm   (402 words)

  
 CD Reviews - Reissues   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Back in 1960, Barrett Strong burst on the pop scene with one of the most influential RandB hits of all time.
Strong’s rendition of “Money”—composed by Berry Gordy—was soon after covered by The Beatles who really nailed it on The Beatles Second Album on Capitol.
Interestingly Strong never released a full length album on Motown but forty three years later the label sets the “Money” man’s story straight with The Best Of Barrett Strong: The Millennium Collection.
www.mwe3.com /archive/april2003reissue.htm   (925 words)

  
 Barrett's strong return bad news for Mets   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Montreal — Michael Barrett hit a two-run homer in his first game in nearly seven weeks, and Vladimir Guerrero had a three-run double to lead the Montreal Expos over the Mets 7-4 last night.
Montreal won its 10th in a row at Olympic Stadium and third straight overall.
Barrett, hitting just.207 when he was sidelined by a hip injury on July 27, hit his 10th homer of the season off Al Leiter (14-8) following Joe Vitiello's one-out double in the sixth.
www.recordonline.com /archive/2003/09/13/mets13.htm   (527 words)

  
 The Roots of the Beatles
The Beatles' version, renamed Devil In Her Heart, was recorded on July 18, 1963, in three takes, with three overdubs, with George doing lead vocal.
Barrett Strong's career started big in 1961 with Money, one of Motown founder Berry Gordy's first hits, reaching number 23 on the pop charts.
Barret then went on, with Norman Whitfield, to write some of Motown's greatest hits, including Ball of Confusion and Papa Was A Rolling Stone.
www.beatlesagain.com /broots2.html   (691 words)

  
 Jet: Wonder, Al Green and songwriters Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield honored by Songwriters Hall of Fame
Jet: Wonder, Al Green and songwriters Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield honored by Songwriters Hall of Fame
Green, who is also a minister and gospel recording star, wrote his autobiography, Take Me To The River, in 2000 and continues to tour widely.
Songwriters Barrett Strong and Norman Whitfield also were among the inductees into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1355/is_2_106/ai_n6153380   (420 words)

  
 Barrett Strong - Free Music Downloads, Videos, CDs, MP3s, Bio, Merchandise and Links
Barrett Strong - Free Music Downloads, Videos, CDs, MP3s, Bio, Merchandise and Links
A pivotal figure in Motown's formative years, singer/composer Barrett Strong was a key associate and friend of Berry Gordy.
Strong left Motown when they moved to Los Angeles in 1972, and he signed with Epic.
www.artistdirect.com /nad/music/artist/bio/0,,1225853,00.html   (311 words)

  
 Strong Barrett Tabs: 14 Tabs Total @ 911Tabs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Strong Barrett Tabs: 14 Tabs Total @ 911Tabs
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www.911tabs.com /tabs/b/barrett_strong   (88 words)

  
 The Complete Motown Singles, Volume 1; 1959-1961   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
You’ll also hear Motown’s first big hits: Barrett Strong’s “Money (That’s What I Want),”; The Miracles’ “Shop Around,” and The Marvelettes’ “Please Mr.
The luxurious packaging resembles a scaled-down 78-rpm-era “album,” with cardboard sleeves to hold each of the discs, and 92 pages of rare photos, detailed annotations and scholarly - as well as personal – liner notes.
It also features a reproduction 45-rpm single from its era; in this case, it’s Barrett Strong’s “Money” b/w “Oh I Apologize.” Berry Gordy, who co-wrote and co-produced nearly every track in this first set, contributes a brief, personally signed note in the booklet’s opening page.
www.hip-oselect.com /catalogue_motownsingles1.asp   (1057 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Money (disambiguation) Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Money can be: Money, the financial currency A song, by: Pink Floyd Barrett Strong Charli Baltimore Gamma Ray Jamelia John Butler Trio Michael Jackson Monty Python Suede The Beatles The Human League Th...
The Kingsmen (Cover of the Barrett Strong version)
The Rolling Stones (Cover of the Barrett Strong version)
www.ipedia.com /money__disambiguation_.html   (102 words)

  
 Strong Barrett Tabs: 1 Tabs Total @ Ultimate-Guitar.Com
Strong Barrett Tabs: 1 Tabs Total @ Ultimate-Guitar.Com
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 Strong Barrett Guitar Tabs - Browsing Latest Tablature Archive @ TabCrawler.Com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Strong Barrett Guitar Tabs - Browsing Latest Tablature Archive @ TabCrawler.Com
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www.tabcrawler.com /archive.php?action=filelist&artist_id=5589   (103 words)

  
 Tower Records - 20th Century Masters: The Millennium... * - Barrett Strong   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Money And Me You Got What It Takes
Full title: 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best Of Barrett Strong.
Personnel includes: Barrett Strong (vocals); Brian Holland (piano, tambourine); The Rayber Voices (background voices).
www.towerrecords.com /product.aspx?pfid=2766495   (158 words)

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