Marvin Gaye | This Day In Music

Written by on April 2, 2021


2 April 1939, born on this day, Marvin Gaye, singer, songwriter who had a 1968 US No.1 & 1969 UK No.1 single with ‘I Heard It Through The Grapevine’ and a 1982 US No.3 & UK No.4 single with ‘Sexual Healing’. Gaye was a member of the doo-wop group The Moonglows in the late 1950s, and then signed with Motown Records subsidiary, Tamla. He started off as a session drummer, but later ranked as the label’s top-selling solo artist during the 1960s. He was crowned “The Prince of Motown” and “The Prince of Soul”. He was shot dead by his father on April 1st 1984. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/stairway-to-heaven/marvin-gaye/

Marvin Gaye | This Day In Music



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