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What's Going On

What's Going On
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6 years, 9 months ago at Oct 5 16:40
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Sublime and heavenly music wafting through the inner cities. He asked what was going on but knew what the answer was and composed this album. Soul with a capital 'S'.
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Description: What's Going On is the eleventh studio album by soul musician Marvin Gaye, released May 21, 1971 on the Motown-subsidiary label Tamla Records. Recording sessions for the album took place in June 1970 and March–May 1971 at Hitsville U.S.A., Golden World and United Sound Studios in Detroit, Michigan and at The Sound Factory in West Hollywood, California. The first Marvin Gaye album credited as produced solely by the artist himself, What's Going On is a unified concept album consisting of nine songs, most of which lead into the next. It has also been categorized as a song cycle, since the album ends on a reprise to the album's ... (more)
Manufacturer: Tamla
Release date: 21 May 1971
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0044006402222 UPC: 044006402222
Tags: Soul (5), 1971 (2), 1970s (2), R&B (2), Mardered (1), Motown (1), Usa (1), American (1), (1), Pitchfork 70s (1), M (1)
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""Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)" Runners up: "What's Going On" "Inner City Blues (Makes Me Wanna Holler)""


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“Sublime and heavenly music wafting through the inner cities. He asked what was going on but knew what the answer was and composed this album. Soul wit”


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