Marvin Gaye : What’s Going On – What’s Happening Brother (Live 1972)

Written by 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.

Marvin Gaye : What’s Going On – What’s Happening Brother (Live 1972)

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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