Barrett Strong


Born: 2/5/1941 in West Point, Mississippi, USA
Died: 1/29/2023
Age: 81

Noted For: pop/R&B lyricist, frequently teamed with composer Norman Whitfield; hits include "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" (1967), "War" (1969), "Just My Imagination" (1971), and "Papa Was a Rollin' Stone" (1971).

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