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What's Going On: Marvin Gaye's Liberation from the Motown Sound
28 Jan 2009 // 3:00 PM
When Obie Benson of the Four Tops brought him a song he had co-written with Al Cleveland, Marvin Gaye found something that had reflected the way he had been feeling ever since Tammi Terrell's death -- anger, sadness, and disillusionment about his friend's death and the chaotic world around him.
29 Jul 2008 // 6:00 PM
Sometimes changing the course of modern music can be surprisingly easy. Though their names may not be laced in the stars right next to Sinatra and Dylan, these mavericks will always be remembered for breaking boundaries, stretching the definitions of genres, and rewriting what the very notion of a "pop song" is.
The E-Double and the Trouble Man: Marvin Gaye and Erick Sermon "Turn on Some Music"
29 Aug 2001 // 8:00 PM
Music aficionados and classic soul listeners are also likely up in arms at 'Music', Eric Sermon's digitized duet with the late Marvin Gaye, who was murdered by his father on April 1, 1984.
Marvin Gaye: The Soul Legend
5 Jun 2014 // 9:02 PM
A few sweet lessons in life and love from a soul legend.
Marvin Gaye: Here, My Dear
10 Apr 2008 // 6:00 PM
Gaye put his frustrations and anger into one of the most painfully intimate song cycles in musical history and then released it to the public, creating a time-delayed classic.
Why the "Blurred Lines" Lawsuit Verdict Was a Mistake
12 Mar 2015 // 9:51 AM
No matter how much one dislikes "Blurred Lines", it's hard to see how the victory of the Gaye estate will be beneficial to artists in the future.
Ain't Talking 'Bout Love: Top 10 Definitive Breakup Albums
12 Feb 2014 // 9:14 PM
During a week where you're bombarded with overpriced consumerism disguised as love, here are ten albums that look at love's hangover.