Jerry Ragovoy



by Chip Taylor

[Jerry died a few days ago and what follows is what Chip Taylor remembers about working with Jerry during the 60s. At the end we'll discuss some of Jerry's other indelible work.]

I was so saddened to hear of Jerry’s passing. Here are a few recollections.
Although I didn’t see him often, I loved just being with Jerry. Read Full Article

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Barrett Strong


Barratt Strong

by Mats K. L. Andersson

Barrett Strong was primarily a songwriter, the most well-known of his songs were done in collaboration with Norman Whitfield (another Joe!).  They wrote the massive hits “(I Heard it Through the)Grapevine”, “I Wish It Would Rain”, “War” and Read Full Article

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