On April 1, , Marvin Gaye died at the hands of his father. The preceding year had been one of dramatic contrast. Despite awards and accolades, the last year of Marvin Gaye's life was an extreme roller coaster. Gaye first rose to prominence with his hit " Stubborn Kind of Fellow. By , he was recording his incredible, three-octave range with the likes of Diana Ross , and he soon began producing his own records, even playing all the instruments himself. Everyone knew that Marvin Gaye was a force to be reckoned with, but it wasn't until his later years that he would start to gain critical acclaim.
Gaye,marvin Very Best Of Marvin Gaye Vinyl Records and CDs For Sale | MusicStack
Marvin Gaye was one of the greatest singers of all time, who recorded some of the finest ever soul songs in a short period of time. Taken far too soon, Marvin Gaye 's music took on various styles, from uplifting duets to heartbreaking ballads to socially-conscious anthems. We've taken his 10 very best songs for the ultimate Marvin Gaye introduction:. Written by the famous Holland—Dozier—Holland trio at Motown, this gave Marvin Gaye his biggest hit at the time in Released on Motown's Tamla label in , this duet between Marvin and Kim Weston describes various things in life - such as dreams, love and wishes - being far better with two people instead of one. Marvin Gaye covered the song in , and was one of his first experiments in socially-conscious music, a year before his What's Going On? It reached the top 10 in the UK.