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Late Motown icon Marvin Gaye remembered on 75th birthday

Family, friends and fans of Marvin Gaye came together Wednesday to pay joyful hommage to the late Motown legend and native Washingtonian on what would have been his 75th birthday. Gaye was shot and killed by his father on the eve of his 45th birthday in 1984, leaving behind a remarkable string of hits -- led by "Let's Get It On," "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" and "Sexual Healing" -- that ...

Marvin Gaye killed by father 30 years ago today [Talkback]

Thirty years ago today, Grammy-winning singer Marvin Gaye was fatally shot in a case that shocked the music world.

Melbourne gets it on for Marvin

The life and music of Marvin Gaye will reach the Melbourne stage before the big screen.        

Marvin Gaye's passport discovered on Antiques Roadshow

Soul legend's passport is valued at $20,000 on US version of the Antiques Roadshow, after owner found it in a record bought for 50 cents at a Motown musician's estate sale Marvin Gaye's passport, issued in 1964, has been discovered on the US version of the Antiques Roadshow. It was valued at a minimum of $20,000 (£12,300) by the show's appraiser Laura Wooley. The prized piece of memorabilia was ...

'Motown the Musical' is Berry Gordy's memory box

CHICAGO — How to tell the story of Berry Gordy, the visionary who signed and nurtured Diana Ross, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye, Gladys Knight, Stevie Wonder and countless other Motown hit-makers? The self-described “bum with a dream” who built Motown Records into an empire?

Marvin Gaye Shot Dead 30 Years Ago Today... Rare Photos Of The Motown Legend (PICTURES)

Marvin Gaye 's many fans can still remember where they were when they heard news that the 'Prince of Soul', the man who had helped shape the Motown sound, had been shot dead on 1 April 1984 - 30 years ago today. More tragically still, it was by his own father's hand, at his parents' home in Los Angeles. Marvin Gaye had always had a troubled relationship with his father and, this time, a domestic ...

Marvin Gaye's 30 Biggest Billboard Hits

30 years ago today (April 1) Marvin Gaye was killed, shot dead by his father Marvin Gay, Sr. in his Los Angeles home. Gaye was one of Motown’s most...

Marvin Gaye, 30 years on

On the 30th anniversary of his death, we look back at how the Guardian covered the soul legend's career and complex life Marvin Gaye, 1976 - a picture from the past On 1 April 1984, soul singer Marvin Gaye was shot dead by his father, Marvin Gaye Sr, a day shy of his 45th birthday. Gaye was one of the biggest names in the Motown Records stable in the 1960s and 1970s, though the Guardian was slow ...

Aint nobody like Marvin Gaye

Family, friends and fans of Marvin Gaye came together Wednesday to pay tribute to the late Motown star on what would have been his 75th birthday. Ga...

Marvin Gaye: 'I was terribly disillusioned with life'

To mark the 30th anniversary of Marvin Gaye's death on 1 April, here's a rare interview from Disc and Music Echo from 1971 between Phil Symes and the musician, from Rock's Backpages

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Marvin Pentz Gay, Jr. (2 April 1939 - 1 April 1984) was an American and singer, songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist, known as "The Prince of Soul", or "The Prince of Motown." Originally a member of the doo-wop group The Moonglows, he pursued a solo career after the group disbanded and released many successful solo hits including "I Heard It Through the Grapevine", "Let's Get It On" and "What's Going On". His best albums are still held in extremely high regard, and he is often cited as one of the finest singers of his era.

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