Marvin Gaye : What’s Going On – What’s Happening Brother (Live 1972)
Written by megarock on April 3, 2019
April 1, 1984: Marvin Gaye was shot and killed at his home in Los Angeles by his father after a heated family argument. Gaye had just received a Grammy for his hit, "Sexual Healing", his first Top 40 single in over 5 years.
Remarkably, Gaye's father received only a six-year suspended sentence and five years probation after pleading guilty to voluntary manslaughter. Charges of first-degree murder were dropped after doctors discovered Marvin Sr. had a brain tumor which would kill him in October, 1998.
Marvin Gaye was 44 years old.
Recorded live in Chicago, Illinois on 27th September 1972 …. Originally featured in Stan Lathan's wonderful 1973 Paramount Pictures documentary "Save The C…
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