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Marvin Gaye And Tammi Terrell - Easy

15/4/17 – Marvin Gaye And Tammi Terrell – Easy – 1969 / Good Lovin’ Ain’t Easy To Come By – 1969 / The Onion Song – 1970

There can’t be that many complete albums of male/female duets by the same two singers. Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell were a musical marriage made in heaven releasing three duet albums on the Motown label. They scored many hits together in the late sixties starting with Ain’t No Mountain High Enough in 1967 reaching No.19 […]


4/11/16 – Marvin Gaye – What’s Going On – 1971/ What’s Going On – Live 1972

Marvin Gaye’s wonderful, melodic, lyrically powerful, socially conscious 1971 album, What’s Going On, spawned three American Top Ten singles, the title track reaching No.2. The song was written by Gaye, Al Cleveland and Renaldo “Obie” Benson. Benson was the bass voice in The Four Tops, Cleveland was a Motown songwriter that co-wrote I Second That […]

Marvin Gaye I Heard It Through The Grapevine Single Cover 1968

4/5/15 – Marvin Gaye – I Heard It Through the Grapevine – 1968

Psychedelic Soul doesn’t immediately come to mind when you hear this timeless Motown masterwork. But if you listen closely to that probing, pulsating riff, digging into your mind, the soft falsetto screams, piano flourishes, horns, background vocals, the kitchen sink – then those out-there string lines just whisk you away – like Psychedelic music. If you listen to the […]

Marvin Gaye Tammi Terrell 1967 Pic

19/5/14 – Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell – Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – 1967

It’s hard to imagine that this wonderful clip could generate anything but joy. A Top 20 hit from Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell’s debut duets album United released in 1967, this was a partnership made in heaven. The story is that they were like brother and  sister, he was shy, she was outgoing and their musical […]