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(Untitled) #62 feat. What's Going On, by Marvin Gaye

07-Dec-16 19:00

(Untitled) #62 feat. What's Going On, by Marvin Gaye

As the '60s came to a close, Marvin Gaye was forced to ask some serious questions about the world as he found it; the result was the sublimely soulful piece of social commentary, 'What's Going On'. It has been hailed as Marvin Gaye's masterpiece and soul music's finest moment. What's Going On, a song cycle focusing on the shattered American dream of the early 1970s, melded a darkly atmospheric, jazzy sound with heartfelt lyrics about the country's military plight abroad and socio‑economic problems at home. Join Ezra and Uma as they listen through the album that Gaye referred to as a "gift from God".


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