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Marvin Gaye What's Going On

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Delve into the genius of Marvin Gaye with his groundbreaking album "What's Going On" now available on vinyl. Originally released in 1971, this iconic record is widely regarded as Marvin Gaye's masterpiece, exploring themes of race, poverty, and the Vietnam War with a timeless relevance that still resonates over 30 years later.

"What's Going On" is a powerful social commentary on American life, delving into the pressing issues of its time. It is a musical journey that takes listeners on a thought-provoking exploration of society's complexities and challenges. From the opening title track, which immediately captivates with its soulful melodies and poignant lyrics, to the closing track "Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)" with its raw and powerful expression of frustration, each song is a profound reflection of the world in which we live.

This album was not without its struggles, as executives initially resisted its release, deeming the lead single "uncommercial." However, the sheer brilliance and impact of Marvin Gaye's music prevailed, and "What's Going On" went on to become a monumental success. The title track, in particular, emerged as a colossal hit, solidifying its place in history as one of the greatest R&B songs ever recorded.

This vinyl edition of "What's Going On" features the complete album, including standout tracks like "What's Happening Brother," "Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)," and "Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)." Each song is a testament to Marvin Gaye's incomparable talent, his ability to blend soulful melodies with thought-provoking lyrics, and his unwavering commitment to addressing important social issues through his music.

Experience the timeless brilliance of Marvin Gaye's "What's Going On" on vinyl. Immerse yourself in the rich soundscape and profound lyrics that continue to resonate with listeners of all generations. This reissue allows you to appreciate the album's masterful production and Marvin Gaye's soul-stirring vocals in the most authentic way.

Order your copy of "What's Going On" today and let the transformative power of Marvin Gaye's music captivate your senses. Please note that this item is available for shipping from IrelandVinyl.com or for in-store purchase at Zhivago Gifts in Galway. Don't miss the opportunity to own a piece of music history and experience the genius of Marvin Gaye's "What's Going On."

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