Hers is that I walked into a Social Studies class in college and the room slowed down.
They recorded the song in a funkier, more dance-oriented vein than the original Otis version.
Their rendition hit the Billboard Hot 100 and peaked at number five and reached number one on the Soul Singles chart in 1977.
George Johnson, of the Brothers Johnson, was dating one of Otis's cousins when he came across the album Freedom Flight.
The group recorded "Strawberry Letter 23" for their 1977 album Right on Time, which was produced by Quincy Jones, and the album went platinum.
WHY SHE’S FOXY: Because not only is she a mother of two who can breakdance on command, she is also a kick-ass photographer whose raw, romantic style has captured the zeitgeist in the spirit and faces of everyone from Cate Blanchett to Jay Z.