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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees, 1986 - 2015

Happy Birthday A mellifluous tenor with a sophisticated eye for social and sexual politics the Prince of was among the most gifted composers and singers of his era. He would have been 77 today. Photograph by Jim Britt

Marvin Gaye `only love can conquor hate.

urbanubiquity: years ago today, Motown legend Marvin Gaye, was shot and killed by his father, one day before his birthday. ” What’s goin on?

Key Tracks "What's Going On," "Let's Get It On," "I Heard It Through the Grapevine"  Influenced D'Angelo, R. Kelly, Usher    There's no sound like Marvin Gaye: the way he sang so softly, almost gently — but also with so much power. That came straight from the heart. Everything in his life — everything that he thought and felt — affected his singing. For a free mini course How To Avoid The 12 Biggest Singing Mistakes HowToSingSchool.com

100 Greatest Singers of All Time

rootsnbluesfestival: Marvin Gaye

Local artist, Indie Artist, Classic Rock, Grunge and of course good o'l Rock'N'Roll

Marvin Gaye performs on stage at the Royal Albert Hall, London,1976 (Photo David Redfern)

Marvin Gaye performs on stage at the Royal Albert Hall, (Photo David Redfern)

STEVIE WONDER ~ Steveland Judkins Morris was only 11 yrs. old when Motown signed him in 1961. A musical genius, Stevie could do it all: sing, play multiple instruments, and write music that was ahead of his time. He was, in fact, a wonder!!  From precocious pre-teen to prodigious producer, Stevie's first #1 hit, "Fingertips, Part 2," burst on the scene in '63 after being recorded live during the Motortown Revue.

Coming up during tough times - Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye at the microphone in Motown's Detroit recording studio in 1965

GET IT ON, BABY: Marvin Gaye directing his musicians at Motown’s Los Angeles studios while recording Let’s Get It On, c. 1973. Photo © Jim Britt ”

mrmarvinpentzgayejr: “ GET IT ON, BABY: Marvin Gaye directing his musicians at Motown’s Los Angeles studios while recording Let’s Get It On, c.

Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell

Tammi Terrell & Marvin Gaye recorded a series of popular duets for Motown until her untimely death in

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