Song of the Day – “Ball of Confusion” – The Temptations

Another 75th birthday! Today is Barrett Strong’s birthday. Strong, along with Norman Whitfield, wrote many of Motown’s biggest hits, like this one for the Temptations. In addition, he wrote “I Heard it Through the Grapevine”, “War”, “Smiling Faces Sometimes” and “Papa Was a Rolling Stone”.

He is a performer as well, giving Motown their first hit with “Money”. Truly an amazing talent.

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