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Whats Going On - Marvin Gaye - Whats Going On (Cassette, Album)

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  1. Apr 17,  · Marvin Gaye’s classic ‘What’s going on?’. Police brutality. Co-composer Obie Benson was a member of the Motown vocal act, the Four Tops. In May their tour bus arrived in San Francisco.
  2. Jun 16,  · With getting that out of the way, I know that this album has been review millions of times, and even though Marvin Gaye had tons, and tons, and tons of great songs before "What's Going On", none, and I do mean none of his albums ever came close to this one!/5().
  3. What great album has he never heard before? What’s Going On by Marvin Gaye. Released in Before we get to Chris, here’s what Martin of Ruth and Martin’s Album Club thinks of What’s Going on. All right, everyone. On Monday we announced this week’s album and, if .
  4. Jun 02,  · In order to understand the essence of What’s Going On, Marvin Gaye's album released in , we need to start with a letter. One of the many that Frankie, his younger brother, sent to Marvin. In that space on paper he tried to describe the dirty war.
  5. What’s Going On started as a happy accident, where a down-in-the-dumps singer comes across a work that gives him principal and purpose and, utilizing deep talents not before discovered, he produces an extraordinary work of art, well ahead of its time. ~ Part of Classic Rock Review’s celebration of the 40th anniversary of albums.
  6. May 06,  · by SMF · Published May 6, · Updated June 6, “What’s Going On” is a very powerful political song performed by the late American singer Marvin Gaye. The lyrics of the song are inspired by violence and police brutality in America. One of the song’s writers, singer and songwriter Renaldo “Obie” Benson of the Four Tops was inspired to come up with this song when he witnessed .
  7. Editors’ Notes A deeply felt collection of early-’70s soul, What’s Going On is a current-events chronicle that could get by on its burbling groove alone. The title track, “What’s Happening Brother,” and “Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)” are laden collages of supple post-funk rhythms and despairing urban mood that barely even need words to get their message across.
  8. Sep 09,  · The album What's Going On, released the following May, was a concept album that further explored Gaye's opposition to the war as well as .
  9. May 31,  · Marvin Gaye, ‘What’s Going On’ Motown, "In or , I began to re-evaluate my whole concept of what I wanted my music to say," Marvin Gaye said.

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