What's Going On?: Marvin Gaye and the Last Days of the Motown Sound

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Mojo Books, 2001 - Biography & Autobiography - 284 pages
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Arguably the greatest soul album ever made, What's Going On established Motown star Marvin Gaye as a unique and maverick musical talent, whose determination and vision resulted not only in inspirational, pioneering grooves but, in the era of Vietnam and Civil Rights protests, an album that challenged America to take a long hard look at itself.

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Review: Marvin Gaye: What's Going On? and the Last Days of the Motown Sound

User Review  - Matt - Goodreads

I would've liked it more if it concentrated on the making of What's Going On more and what was going on with Berry Gordy less. But if you're obsessed with Marvin it's worth the short time it takes to read. Read full review

Review: Marvin Gaye: What's Going On? and the Last Days of the Motown Sound

User Review  - Brian - Goodreads

The first case I've had where the RECORD is better than the book. I personally just wanted it to be more about the context of the album in relation to the era. Still, a solid document of the making of one of my top 10 albums of all time. Read full review

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