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Marvin Gaye was one of the top artists of the twentieth century and highly influential in the music industry. After years of battling substance abuse, Gaye moved in with is parents to work on some personal and business issues. During a severe altercation, Marvin Gaye was killed by his father on April 1, 1984.

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mrmarvinpentzgayejr: “ 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 ”

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Young Micheal Jackson getting some lecture from Marvin Gaye

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Marvin Gaye - One of the most gifted, visionary, and enduring talents ever launched into orbit by the Motown hit machine, Marvin Gaye blazed the trail for the continued evolution of popular black music. Moving from lean, powerful R & B, to stylish, sophisticated soul, to finally arrive at an intensely political and personal form of artistic self-expression, his work not only redefined soul music as a creative force but also expanded its impact as an agent for social change.

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Marvin Gaye looking as smooth as ever in 1966. Photo: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images.

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Marvin Gaye was an American singer, songwriter, and musician. Gaye helped to…

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Vintage Evening Eye Candy: Motown Men Smokey Robinson And Marvin Gaye

Not only were they busy making good music, but they were busy looking good at the same time!

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Marvin Gaye - 1974

Marvin Gaye - 1974 Photographic Print

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Marvin Gaye. "I hope to refine music, study it, try to find some area that I can unlock. I don't quite know how to explain it but it's there. These can't be the only notes in the world, there's got to be other notes some place, in some dimension, between the cracks on the piano keys."

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