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Marvin Gaye: Whats Going On? and the Last Days of the Motown Sound by Ben Edmonds
What's Going On (EP)
Originally inspired by a police brutality incident witnessed by Renaldo "Obie" Benson , the song was composed by Benson, Al Cleveland and Gaye and produced by Gaye himself. The song marked Gaye's departure from the Motown Sound towards more personal material. Later topping the Hot Soul Singles chart for five weeks and crossing over to number two on the Billboard Hot , it would sell over two million copies, becoming Gaye's second-most successful Motown song to date. The song topped Detroit 's Metro Times list of the Greatest Detroit Songs of All Time,  and in , Rolling Stone magazine ranked it the fourth-greatest song of all time ; in its updated list, the song remained at that position. The song's inspiration came from Renaldo "Obie" Benson , a member of the Motown vocal group the Four Tops , after he and the group's tour bus arrived at Berkeley on May 15, Why are they sending kids so far away from their families overseas?
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These are external links and will open in a new window. It changed the sound and subject matter of soul music and has influenced and inspired musicians since. By Marvin Gaye had released 10 albums, all produced under the protective and watchful eye of Motown founder Berry Gordy. Nat King Cole was his singing idol. Being young and not knowing the business a great deal and trying to figure it out. To capitalise on his image as a ladies' man, Barry Gordy teamed Gaye up with one of the Motown's leading female vocalists Tammi Terell.
Its vinyl debut will be in black 2LP and limited 2LP turquoise editions with deluxe gatefold packaging. Then a motorcade took Gaye and his parents to various other locations around Washington, including the office of city mayor Walter Washington, who presented Gaye with a key to the city. It was his first live show since , and he gave only one other brief performance in the year of the following month, a short set in Chicago on 27 September which was filmed and recorded for the documentary Save the Children. Gaye later told Ritz about the withdrawal from performing that followed the tragic early death of his friend and Motown recording partner Tammi Terrell. Here they came to Washington in the thirties without a penny, and their son was being honoured by the mayor as some sort of hero. At least on this one day I felt like I made Father proud.
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