Marvin Gaye
01/15/2017 at 18:02. Facebook
On this day in 1981, Marvin’s final album for Classic Motown, In Our Lifetime, was released. What is your favorite track from the album?
"I think Marvin Gaye was one of the greatest music-makers of all-time. I loved 'What's Going On' – that was a great album." Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys
Marvin entered the charts with his album 'Here, My Dear" this week in 1979. Read more: [ Udiscovermusic.com Link ]
The hottest hit of the New Year? Marvin Gaye’s “I Heard It Through The Grapevine,” was the first Billboard pop No. 1 of 1969.

Marvin Gaye - I Heard It Through The Grapevine (Live)

Marvin Gaye’s “I Heard It Through The Grapevine,” was the first Billboard pop No. 1 of 1969.

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"I'd give anything to see
A little Christmas tree
And to hear, hear the laughter
Of children playing in the snow
To kiss my baby, under the mistletoe"

Listen to Marvin's song "I Want To Come Home For Christmas" and more on the Motown Christmas playlist. [ ClassicMotown.lnk.to Link ]
Need a holiday gift idea for your favorite Marvin fan? Give the gift of music. Check out the Volume 3 Vinyl Box Set: [ ClassicMotown.lnk.to Link ]
50 years ago on this date, Marvin & Kim Weston released the song "It Takes Two," from their duet album 'Take Two.'
Lifted from Marvin’s 'In The Groove' LP, the track “I Heard It Through The Grapevine” was released as a single today in 1968, and it became the biggest-selling hit of Classic Motown's first decade.

Revisit the full album: [ ClassicMotown.lnk.to Link ]
"Here comes Mister Starry Eyed..."

On this day in 1964, Marvin's album 'Hello Broadway' was released. Revisit the record here: [ ClassicMotown.lnk.to Link ]
The movie 'Trouble Man' opened in New York this week in 1972, with the soundtrack written & produced by Marvin. Check out the vinyl: [ Smarturl.it Link ]
Marvin's album 'A Tribute To The Great Nat King Cole' was released on this day in 1965. Listen to the album here: [ Smarturl.it Link ]
Today in 1973, Marvin's album with Diana Ross titled 'Diana & Marvin' was released. Listen to Marvin's hit songs & more from Classic Motown on the Apple Music curator page: [ ClassicMotown.lnk.to Link ]
45 years ago this week, in 1971, Marvin's "Inner City Blues" took its bow on both the Billboard Hot 100 and the Best Selling Soul Singles chart. Read more here: [ Udiscovermusic.com Link ]

Marvin Gaye - Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)

45 years ago this week, in 1971, Marvin's "Inner City Blues" took its bow on both the Billboard Hot 100 and the Best Selling Soul Singles chart.

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Marvin & and the beautiful Tammi Terrell serenaded fans today in 1969 with the release of their album ‘Easy.’ What was your most listened to song off the album?

Revisit the record here: [ Classicmotown.lnk.to Link ]
Marvin’s track “Let’s Get It On” stepped up to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, today in 1973. Read more here: [ ClassicMotownWebsite.lnk.to Link ]

Marvin Gaye "Let's Get It On" Live

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20 Songs That Defined The Early Seventies feat. Marvin's "Let's Get It On."

"The Seventies would be a steamy decade, after all, and no one explored the artistry of seduction with such a versatile sense of humor and hedonistic commitment as Gaye." - Rolling Stone.
Check out Marvin's Best Of Playlist feat. the iconic track: [ Smarturl.it Link ]

20 Songs That Defined the Early Seventies

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"Let's get it on, oh baby!" Marvin's sensual album 'Let's Get It On' was released today in 1973. Listen to the record: [ Classicmotown.lnk.to Link ]
Marvin's single "I Heard It Through The Grapevine" came out 48 years ago today. Revisit the track here: [ Smarturl.it Link ]
This is pretty awkward...

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