Few singer/songwriters have matched Marvin Gaye's combination of silky, emotive vocals and soul-popping lyrics. Sing it Marvin: "We don’t need to escalate...You see, war is not the answer...For only love can conquer hate."
Marvin Gaye - Profile on My Black History website.
Marvin Gaye’s 1971 ‘What’s Going On?’ Remains Unanswered Today - Many protest songs are historical artifacts. Not this one.
What's Going On & What's Happening Brother - Two of Marvin Gaye's greatest 'protest' songs from a live performance in 1972.
Abraham, Martin, and John - The 1969 heart-moving classic.
Mercy Mercy Me - Ecology was on his mind in this live performance at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 1980.
Ain't No Mountain High Enough - Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell, live performance in 1967.
I Heard It Through the Grapevine - Marvin Gaye, with Gladys Knight and The Pips, live in 1983.
I Heard It Through the Grapevine - Marvin Gaye sings his classic song a cappella. Really nice to hear his voice with no backup.
Live in Amsterdam - A full concert from 1976.
Try It, You'll Like It - An audio-only recording from 1973, with timeless lyrics. Come on, people (You'll like it)...Oh, everybody...(What the world needs now is just a little more love)...Come on, people...(What the world needs now is just a little more love) yeah, oh yeah yeah...