The initiative, in conjunction with the Motown Museum, honors the 50th anniversary of Marvin Gaye’s call for peace and unity.
The 1978 album was described as the most poisonous alimony settlement of the 20th century, but it was much more than that.
The artists will perform Marvin Gaye’s ‘What’s Going On’ in its entirety while raising funds to fight voter suppression.
Marvin Gaye was one of the most influential and successful artists in the history of R&B, with classic albums like What's Going On and Let's Get It On as well as hit...
The Academy Award-winning director incorporated multiple tracks from Gaye’s landmark LP, ‘What’s Going On’ throughout his new film, and offered a nod to Motown legends, The Temptations.
“This is a historic song for an important moment in history, and what’s beautiful is that its message is timeless and universal.”
Previously part of the expanded 40th anniversary edition of the 'Trouble Man' soundtrack, the tracks now become available on vinyl for the first time.
Having helped birth soul music in the 60s, Motown helped it mature in the 70s, creating classic albums and asking some of the biggest questions of the era.
To celebrate its 45th anniversary, Marvin Gaye’s ‘What’s Going On’ single is being reissued as a 10” EP.