Marvin Gaye



Marvin Gaye

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1959 to 1984
Born
April 2, 1939 in Washington, D.C.
Died
April 1, 1984
Location
Washington, DC, United States
Biography
Marvin Pentz Gay Jr. was a singer, songwriter and musician born on April 2, 1939 in Washington, DC. He died in 1984 in Los Angeles when his father fatally hot him at their home. Gaye is known for having helped form and spread the Motown sound of the 1960s. He was a session musician who later became a solo artist with hits such as “How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)” and “I Heard It Through the Grapevine.” Over his career, Gaye released 25 studio albums plus live recordings and compilation albums. These include three albums released after his death.

Top Songs by Marvin Gaye


Marvin Gaye Live

Ain't No Mountain High Enough

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I Heard It Through the Grapevine [Single Version]

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I Heard It Through the Grapevine [Version]

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The Very Best of Marvin Gaye

Got to Give It Up, Part 1

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


The Prince of Soul

The Prince of Soul

Marvin Gaye April 22, 2016

17 Tracks

Playlist: The Very Best of Marvin Gaye

Playlist: The Very Best of Marvin Gaye

Marvin Gaye October 9, 2015

14 Tracks

Collected

Collected

Marvin Gaye March 27, 2014

23 Tracks

The Soul Legend

The Soul Legend

Marvin Gaye March 17, 2014

22 Tracks

Les 50 Plus Belles Chansons

Les 50 Plus Belles Chansons

Marvin Gaye October 7, 2013

17 Tracks

18 Greatest Hits

18 Greatest Hits

Marvin Gaye August 30, 2013

18 Tracks

Live in Concert

Live in Concert

Marvin Gaye June 25, 2013

11 Tracks

In Concert

In Concert

Marvin Gaye June 25, 2013

11 Tracks

The Essential Marvin Gaye

The Essential Marvin Gaye

Marvin Gaye June 3, 2013

15 Tracks

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