Marvin Gaye

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Legal name: Marvin Pentz Gay, Jr.

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Marvin Gaye (/ɡ/; born Marvin Pentz Gay Jr.; April 2, 1939 – April 1, 1984) was an American singer, songwriter and record producer. Gaye helped to shape the sound of Motown in the 1960s, first as an in-house session player and later as a solo artist with a string of hits, including "Ain't That Peculiar", "How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)" and "I Heard It Through the Grapevine", and duet recordings with Mary Wells, Kim Weston, Diana Ross and Tammi Terrell, later earning the titles "Prince of Motown" and "Prince of Soul".

During the 1970s, he recorded the concept albums What's Going On and Let's Get It On and became one of the first artists in Motown to break away from the reins of their production company.

Gaye's later recordings influenced several contemporary R&B subgenres, such as quiet storm and neo soul. Following a period in Europe as a tax exile in the early 1980s, Gaye released the 1982 Grammy Award-winning hit "Sexual Healing" and its parent album Midnight Love.

On April 1, 1984, Gaye's father, Marvin Gay Sr., fatally shot him at their house in the West Adams district of Los Angeles. Since his death, many institutions have posthumously bestowed Gaye with awards and other honors—including the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, the Rhythm and Blues Music Hall of Fame, the Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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Discography

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2006 Can I Get a Witness Marvin Gaye 1
2006 Sanctified Lady Marvin Gaye 1
2006 Soul Legends Marvin Gaye 1
2006 The Hits Marvin Gaye 1
2006 The Love Collection Marvin Gaye 1
2007 Number 1's Marvin Gaye 1
2007 50 Marvin Gaye 1
2007 Greatest Hits Marvin Gaye 1
2007 His Greatest Hits Marvin Gaye 1
2007 Legends: Marvin Gaye (Daily Mirror) Marvin Gaye 1
2007 Les 50 Plus Belles Chansons Marvin Gaye 1
2007 Let's Get It On: His Greatest Hits in Concert Marvin Gaye 2
2008 Playlist Plus Marvin Gaye 1
2008 The Complete Collection Marvin Gaye 1
2008 Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye 1
2008 A Motown Legend Marvin Gaye 1
2009 Songbook Marvin Gaye 1
2009 Then & Now Marvin Gaye 2
2010 Love Marvin: The Greatest Love Songs of Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye 1
2010 Icon Marvin Gaye 1
2012 The Beginning Marvin Gaye 1
2014 Best Of Marvin Gaye 1
2014 Collected Marvin Gaye 1
2015 Playlist: The Very Best of Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye 1
Gold: Greatest Hits Marvin Gaye 1
His Greatest Hits Marvin Gaye 1
Inner City Blues Marvin Gaye 1
Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye 1
Marvin Gaye Sampler Marvin Gaye 1
Master Series: Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye 1
Sexual Healing Marvin Gaye 1
Soul Magic Marvin Gaye 1
The Legendary Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye 1
The Man, The Music, The Legend Marvin Gaye 1

Album + Compilation + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2011 S.O.U.L. 2 Marvin Gaye 1
2014 The Soul Legend Marvin Gaye 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1963 Marvin Gaye Recorded Live on Stage Marvin Gaye 1
1966 At the Copa Marvin Gaye 1
1974 Live Marvin Gaye 5 2
1977 Live at the London Palladium Marvin Gaye 4 3
1983 Live at the Indiana Speedway Stadium Marvin Gaye 1
1991 The Last Concert Tour (Summer 1983) Marvin Gaye 3
1993 In Concert Marvin Gaye 1
1995 In Concert in the '80s Marvin Gaye 2
2000 The Final Concert Marvin Gaye 1
2001 Live! Marvin Gaye 2
2003 Rocking After Midnight Marvin Gaye 1
2003 Live in Montreux 1980 Marvin Gaye 2
2004 Timeless Classics: Live Marvin Gaye 1
2005 Best of Marvin Gaye: Live Marvin Gaye 1
2005 The Essential Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye 1
2007 Marvin Gaye Live Marvin Gaye 1
2010 In Concert Marvin Gaye 1
2016 The Prince of Soul Marvin Gaye 1
1979-11-13: Tokyo, Japan Marvin Gaye 1
Greatest Hits Live Marvin Gaye 1
Live in Concert Marvin Gaye 1
Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye 1
The Great Marvin Gaye - Live Marvin Gaye 1

Album + Mixtape/Street

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2007 Brooklyn Soul JAY Z, Marvin Gaye & Mick Boogie 2 1

Album + Soundtrack

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1972 Trouble Man Marvin Gaye 6

Single

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1963 Can I Get a Witness / I'm Crazy 'Bout My Baby Marvin Gaye 1
1964 Baby Don't You Do It Marvin Gaye 1
1964 How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You) Marvin Gaye 1
1965 I'll Be Doggone Marvin Gaye 1
1968 Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing / Little Ole Boy, Little Ole Girl Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell 1
1968 I Heard It Through the Grapevine Marvin Gaye 3
1971 What's Going On Marvin Gaye 1
1973 Let’s Get It On Marvin Gaye 1
1973 You Are Everything Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye 1
1977 Got to Give It Up Marvin Gaye 3
1979 A Funky Space Reincarnation Marvin Gaye 1
1982 (Sexual) Healing Marvin Gaye 1
1982 My Love Is Waiting Marvin Gaye 1
1985 Sanctified Lady Marvin Gaye 2
2014 You Are Undeniable (Amerigo remix) Mos Def & Marvin Gaye 1

Single + Remix

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2015 I Heard It Through The Grapevine Marvin Gaye and The Grant Lazlo Orchestra 1

EP

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2000 Grandes mitos Marvin Gaye 1

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