How Marvin Gaye’s eleventh album was born?

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Born Marvin Gaye Pentz Jr on the 2nd April 1939 to church minister and domestic worker Marvin Gay Sr and Alberta Gay. The couple had four children of which Marvin was the second eldest. After a childhood of suffering in silence by the hands of his violent and abusive father and the harsh realities of growing up in Washington D.C the musical prodigy decided to escape his tortured past in order to forge a music career with Motown. In regards to origins the initial idea for “What’s Going On” came to Four Tops member Obie Benson after witnessing a police brutality incident whilst he was in San Francisco in 1969. Benson later collaborated with fellow Motowners: Al Cleveland and Marvin...
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