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Barrett Strong

Soul music singer and songwriter Barrett Strong was born on February 5, 1941, in Westpoint, Mississippi. He moved to Detroit, Michigan. and was one of the first artists to sign with Berry Gordy's legendary Motown Records label in the early 1960s. In fact, his recording of "Money (That's What I Want)" on the Anna Records label in 1960 was so ... See full bio »

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Ready Player One Soundtrack
The Nice Guys Soundtrack
Four Brothers Soundtrack
Backdraft Soundtrack


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 2004 Laibach: The Videos (Video) (War composer)
 1995 Laibach: War (Video short)
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Single: "Yes, No, Maybe So" / "You Know What To Do" (Anna Records) See more »


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