Barrett Strong

Alive

Born: 2/5/1941 in West Point, Mississippi, USA
Age: 78

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).