Marvin Gaye was a famous singer-songwriter, record producer and composer and had an amazing four-octave vocal range. He died April 1, 1984. Gaye has been ranked one of the Greatest Artists of All Time. All questions concerning his life and music can be found here.
Why did Marvin Gaye's father shoot him?
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What year did Marvin Gaye record the song 'Yesterday'?
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Did Motown singer Marvin Gaye once try out for the Detroit Lions?
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What album was the song music by Marvin gaye on?
if you go to http://www.softshoe-slim.com/lists/g/gaye.html all of his albums are there and he has never made a song called Music. This is incorrect Marvin recorded Midnight Love in 1982 for CBS records. the song is originally entitled turn on some music. there is an expanded edition of Midnight love now available with other versions of the song.Go to starpulse.com/music and click on discography of Marvin Gaye. Follow up on Rhapsody.com
How did Marvin Gaye die?
Marvin Gaye was shot to death on April 1st 1984. He was shot by his father who was a Minister. His father served 5 years in jail for his death. Marvin Gaye was having drug and financial problems. So he moved in with his parents to get over his drug addiction and work on a new album that would help him financially. While living in the house Marvin would argue with his father over the way his father treated his mother. As a child, Marvin noticed his dad would often treat his mother negatively, and he could not do much about it. But as an adult, living at home he spoke up and defended his mother. Before Marvin died he had a hit album and was trying to stay away from drugs. Marvin told friends that he felt his dad was Jealous of him because he was a famous singer. When the story aired on the news about his death, his dad's Jealousy towards him was mentioned. It was also mentioned that Marvin had bought his dad a gun as a birthday present, and that the past weeks him and his dad argued about the treatment of his mother. It was reported that his dad got furious with Marvin and shot him with the gun Marvin had given him as a gift.