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Barrett Strong

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 Marvin… Show more

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Can-Can (1960)
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Love Me Tonight (1932)
Maurice Courtelin
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Paramount on Parade (1930)
Apache (Origin of the Apache)/Paris Park Gendarme (In a Park in Paris)/Chimney Sweep (Finale)
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The Love Parade (1929)
Count Alfred Renard
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Love in the Afternoon
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The Smiling Lieutenant