The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum


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In the Museum: Aretha Franklin8/10

7: “I Heard It through the Grapevine,” 1966 Written by Barrett Strong and Norman Whitfield

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

Motown songwriter, arranger and producer Norman Whitfield based his arrangement and production of Gladys Knight and the Pips’ 1967 version of “I Heard It through the Grapevine” on Aretha Franklin’s “Respect.”