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Old 09-17-2008, 01:24 PM   #1
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R.I.P. Legendary Motown producer Norman Whitfield

It's again a hard week in the music world, with some high-profile names passing away. Motown producer Norman Whitfield has died due to complications from diabetes.
Revered Motown producer dies at 67 | Freep.com | Detroit Free Press

Just a few of his producing highlights:
1963: "Pride & Joy" - Marvin Gaye
1964: "Needle in a Haystack" - The Velvelettes
1964: "He Was Really Sayin' Somethin'" - The Velvelettes
1966: "Ain't Too Proud to Beg" - The Temptations
1967: "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" - Gladys Knight & the Pips, also recorded by Marvin Gaye and Creedence Clearwater Revival
1968: "Cloud Nine" - The Temptations
1970: "Ball of Confusion (That's What the World Is Today)" - The Temptations
1970: "War" - Edwin Starr
1971: "Just My Imagination (Running Away with Me)" - The Temptations
1972: "Papa Was a Rollin' Stone" - The Temptations
1976: "Car Wash" - Rose Royce
1977: "Wishing on a Star" - Rose Royce
1978: "Love Don't Live Here Anymore" - Rose Royce


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Wow, those are some fantastic songs. RIP.


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Indeed. RIP.
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