What’s Going On

~ Release group by Marvin Gaye

Album

ReleaseArtistFormatTracksCountry/DateLabelCatalog#Barcode
Official
What’s Going OnMarvin Gaye12" Vinyl9
  • US1971-05-20
TamlaTS310[none]
What's Going OnMarvin Gaye2×12" Vinyl9 + 10
Tamla Motown (for non-US releases only)602435584171
What’s Going On (Quadraphonic)Marvin Gaye12" Vinyl9
Tamla Motown (for non-US releases only)CD4W-7092[none]
What’s Going OnMarvin GayeCD9
MotownMOTD-5339050109533923
What’s Going OnMarvin Gaye12" Vinyl9
MotownWL726110035627261114
What’s Going OnMarvin GayeCD9
Motown3746353392737463533928
What’s Going On (black/gold CD)Marvin GayeCD9
Motown530 022-2731453002227
What’s Going On (pink/blue CD)Marvin GayeCD9
Motown530 022-2731453002227
What’s Going OnMarvin GayeCD9
  • US1994-06-07
Motown31453-0022-2731453002227
What’s Going On (club edition)Marvin GayeCD9
Motown, BMG Direct Marketing, Inc. (BMG company that owned their direct marketing company/club editions)31453-0022-2, D104913[none]
What’s Going OnMarvin GayeCD9
  • US1998-04-07
MotownMOTD-0883250100070000
What’s Going OnMarvin GayeCD9
  • US1998-04-07
Motown530 883-2731453088320
What’s Going OnMarvin GayeCD9
  • JP1998-08-05
Polydor (Japanese domestic artists only, prior to 2023)POCT-19544988005219176
What’s Going On (made in Germany by PMDC)Marvin GayeCD9
Motown530 883-2731453088320
What’s Going OnMarvin GayeCD9
Motown314530883-2731453088320
What’s Going On (UML)Marvin GayeCD9
Motown314530883-2731453088320
What’s Going On (made in Germany by Universal M&L)Marvin GayeCD9
Motown530 883-2731453088320
What’s Going On (deluxe edition)Marvin Gaye2×CD19 + 16
  • US2001-02-27
Motown440 013 404-2044001340420
What’s Going OnMarvin GayeCD11
Tamla Motown (for non-US releases only)0640222044006402222
What’s Going On (deluxe edition)Marvin Gaye2×CD19 + 16
Motown, Tamla Motown (for non-US releases only)013 404-2044001340420
What’s Going OnMarvin GayeCD11
Motown064 022-2044006402222
What’s Going OnMarvin GayeCD11
  • CA2003-01-14
Motown4400640222044006402222
What’s Going OnMarvin GayeCD11
  • US2003-01-14
Motown440 064 022-2044006402222
What's Going OnMarvin GayeDigital Media11
Universal Music AB (Swedish subsidiary of Universal Music Group)[none]
What’s Going OnMarvin Gaye12" Vinyl9
  • US2008-02-01
Mobile Fidelity Sound LabMFSL 1-314821797131414
What’s Going OnMarvin GayeHybrid SACD (CD layer) + Hybrid SACD (SACD layer, 2 channels)9 + 9
  • US2008-12-30
Mobile Fidelity Sound LabUDSACD 2038821797203869
What’s Going On (deluxe edition)Marvin Gaye2×SHM-CD19 + 16
  • JP2009-04-09
MotownUICY-94036/74988005554901
What’s Going On (deluxe edition)Marvin Gaye2×CD19 + 16
  • FR2010-10-25
Motown, Tamla0044001340529, 0044001340628, 0600753279557600753279557
What’s Going On (40th anniversary edition)Marvin Gaye2×CD + Vinyl19 + 18 + 9
  • GB2011-06-27
Universal Music (plain logo: “Universal Music”)27682270602527682273
What’s Going OnMarvin GayeCD11
Motown533 557-90600753355794
What's Going OnMarvin GayeCD11
Motown533 557-90600753355794
What’s Going OnMarvin GayeDigital Media12
  • XW2012-05-12
Universal Motown (for Motown releases between 2005–2011 only)00602537046638
What’s Going OnMarvin GayeCD15
  • JP2013-02-25
UICY-757714988005782304
What’s Going On (mini‐LP)Marvin GayeSHM-CD15
  • JP2013-09-25
MotownUICY-400104988005782205
What’s Going OnMarvin GayeBlu-ray9
  • XE2013-10-04
Motown, Tamla0600753444504600753444504
What’s Going On (192kHz / 24bit)Marvin GayeDigital Media12
  • XW2014-02-22
Motown00602537809899
What’s Going OnMarvin Gaye12" Vinyl9
  • XE2016-05-26
Tamla0600753534236, TS-310600753534236
What’s Going On (2018 MQA x UHQCD)Marvin GayeHQCD15
  • JP2018-06-20
Motown, Universal Music (plain logo: “Universal Music”)UICY 402164988031277591
What’s Going OnMarvin Gaye2×12" Vinyl6 + 3
  • US2019-01-11
Motown, Universal Music Special Markets, Mobile Fidelity Sound LabB0026761-01, UD1S 2-008821797200820
What’s Going OnMarvin GayeDigital Media9
  • XW2020-11-13
Motown602435428147
What’s Going OnMarvin GayeDigital Media9
  • XW2020-11-13
Motown602435428277
What’s Going On (deluxe edition 50th anniversary)Marvin GayeDigital Media21
  • XW2021-01-22
Motown00602435679075
What’s Going On: The Detroit MixMarvin GayeDigital Media9
  • XW2021-01-22
Motown00602435683645

Relationships

covers:What’s Going On by The Dirty Dozen Brass Band
What’s Going On by Devon Gilfillian (Singer songwriter)
included in:Volume Three: 1971–1981
part of:Rolling Stone: 500 Greatest Albums of All Time: 2020 edition (number: 1) (order: 1)
Rolling Stone: 500 Greatest Albums of All Time: 2023 edition (number: 1) (order: 1)
The Guardian 100 Best Albums Ever (number: 1) (order: 1)
15 Most Influential Albums... (... Not Recorded by the Beatles, Bob Dylan, Elvis or the Rolling Stones) (SPIN magazine, 2003-04) (number: 4) (order: 4)
Rolling Stone: 500 Greatest Albums of All Time: 2003 edition (number: 6) (order: 6)
Rolling Stone: 500 Greatest Albums of All Time: 2012 edition (number: 6) (order: 6)
Prix Soul (Académie du Jazz) (number: 1972) (order: 8)
Absolute Radio's The 100 Collection (number: 11) (order: 11)
Discothèque Idéale Qobuz / Qobuz Ideal Discography (order: 71)
1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (2005 edition) (number: 207) (order: 268)
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/master/66631 [info]
reviews:https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/reviews/n825 [info]
https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/reviews/pq9p [info]
other databases:https://rateyourmusic.com/release/album/marvin_gaye/whats_going_on/ [info]
https://www.musik-sammler.de/album/64924/ [info]
Allmusic:https://www.allmusic.com/album/mw0000651085 [info]
Wikidata:Q901648 [info]