Marvin Gaye - album concept Mo-town conflict Gaye Left...

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The Struggle of Marvin Pentz Gaye Jr. By Blake Zale “Marvin Gaye's contribution to Black Music over the past four decades is immeasurable” Stevie Wonder
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Not so Gaye Beginnings Born April 2, 1939 “Son of a Preacher- Man” Abusive father Quit High School  Early to join air force QuickTime { and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompre are needed to see this picture.
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Gaye Career 1962 Added E to his last name (Gay) Began as a Jazz singer in 1962 Swich to R&B “Stubborn Kind of Fellow” QuickTime and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture.
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Gaye Music Style Smoothe Sole figure Inspired Stevie Wonder 1965 Gaye change to sophistocated music style Motowns Best selling Male vocalist Duets with hot ladies QuickTime ¥ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture.
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A not very Gaye Life 1980 Gaye moved to Europe Worked on ambitious
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Unformatted text preview: album concept Mo-town conflict Gaye Left Mo-town for Columbia in 1982 QuickTime and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. An Un-Gaye ending (to his life) Came back to U.S. Moved in with parents Cocaine addiction Wanted to kill himself Father killed him over a dispute QuickTime and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. The Gaye Message Shows development of black music Raw rhythm and blues Sophisticated soul Political awareness of early 70s Personal and sexual politics QuickTime ~ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. Gaye's remarkable vocal range remains a testament for all subsequent soul vocalists, and his 'lover man' stance has been frequently mimiked.- Bo Diddley...
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course TRAD 101 taught by Professor Weiner during the Spring '08 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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