MOTOWN SONG WRITER NORMAN WHITFIELD DIES

Motown songwriter and producer Norman Whitfield, whose credits include hits I Heard It Through The Grapevine and War, has died in Los Angeles.

Whitfield – believed to be 67 – worked at the legendary label in the ’60s and ’70s, adding a rock edge to soul music.

Many of his hits were co-written with Barrett Strong, with whom he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2002.

The pair won a Grammy in 1972 for Papa Was A Rolling Stone by The Temptations.  Continue Reading….

Rest In Peace Norman

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  1. greatness, just pure greatness! I always said, anyone who can make a living writing one’s thoughts on paper is the coolest people on the planet.

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