marvin gaye

Music For Marvin

This past Saturday (April 2nd) would have been [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Marvin Gaye’[/lastfm]s 72nd birthday.  I thought this would be a great opportunity to celebrate Mr. Gaye’s life, memory and music!

04/04/2011

Marvin Gaye Movie On The Way

Director Julien Temple has been given the official “green light” to make a biopic on the life of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Marvin Gaye[/lastfm]. Temple has already made a slew of music documentaries including  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]David Bowie[/lastfm]: The Video […]

02/17/2011

Twelve Songs To Honor Martin Luther King

Today is Martin Luther King Day in the USA. And while we still mourn his passing, we also need to remember that today is a day of celebration as well — a day for reflecting […]

01/17/2011

“Abraham, Martin & John”

This Saturday would have been Dr. Martin Luther King Jr‘s 82nd birthday.  America will observe that with a federal holiday on Monday.  There are a number of songs that pay homage to Dr. King.  My favorite […]

01/13/2011

Marvin Gaye’s Biggest Album Of All Time

KOOL Artist Of The Week – 9/9/10 [lastfm]Marvin Gaye[/lastfm]‘s  1973 album won a Grammy – but only produced one hit single. 

09/09/2010

Marvin’s Marvelous Duets

There’s nobody smoother than [lastfm]Marvin Gaye[/lastfm], our KOOL Artist Of The Week.  In fact, the only thing that can top Marvin’s solo work is a Marvin DUET!  He sang a bunch with [lastfm]Tammi Terrell[/lastfm].  You’ll […]

09/08/2010

Marvin Gaye’s Hit Has Superstar Background Singers – But Who?

KOOL Artist Of The Week – 96/10 It was one of[lastfm]Marvin Gaye[/lastfm]‘s first bit hits – wait till you hear who was singing behind him on the track.  This could’ve only happened at Motown.

09/06/2010

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