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Marvin Gaye

Marvin Gaye
Real name
Marvin Pentz Gay Jr.
Born
April 2, 1939
Died
April 1, 1984
Country
United States
IPI
00011546617
00036960272
00066982531
Family
Anna Gaye Spouse (1964-1975)
Nona Gaye Daughter
Frankie Gaye Brother
Related
Harvey Fuqua Member of "Harvey and The Moonglows"

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Originals

Title Performer Release date Covered by
August 1973 (5 artists)
August 22, 1967 (17 artists)
Sampled by (2 artists)
May 1966 (3 artists)
February 20, 1964 (5 artists)
October 26, 1973 Major Harris & Margie Joseph
July 9, 1968 (44 artists)
Sampled by Janet Jackson
December 1967 (5 artists)
May 1971 (4 artists)
January 31, 1963 (11 artists)
September 16, 1969 David Ruffin
April 14, 1964 Peaches and Herb
May 1971 (5 artists)
January 21, 1971 (185 artists)
Sampled by (2 artists)
August 1967 Dionne Bromfield
November 1972 The Cecil Holmes Soulful Sounds
Sampled by Ice Cube
May 21, 1964 (7 artists)
November 1972 (19 artists)
1982 (3 artists)
September 16, 1969 (3 artists)
August 26, 1968 (2 artists)
May 1966 Foghat
July 23, 1962 (32 artists)
March 1976 Joe
September 14, 1965 Brinsley Schwarz
1982 (53 artists)
Sampled by Big Daddy Kane
May 1971 (9 artists)
May 1971 (2 artists)
January 31, 1963 (12 artists)
August 1973 The Twilight Singers
1996 Carleen Anderson
April 18, 1963 The Underdogs [US1]
January 31, 1966 (15 artists)
April 14, 1964 (5 artists)
January 21, 1965 (5 artists)
November 12, 1964 (3 artists)
October 26, 1973 Andy McCoy
May 1971 (51 artists)
May 1966 The Doobie Brothers
May 25, 1961 Mary Wells
August 1973 (39 artists)
Sampled by N.W.A.
August 1973 (7 artists)
March 1976 (34 artists)
Sampled by (2 artists)
August 1966 (26 artists)
July 23, 1962 Connie Van Dyke
May 1971 (63 artists)
Sampled by (3 artists)
October 26, 1973 G.C. Cameron
September 20, 1963 Cliff Bennett and The Rebel Rousers
February 26, 1965 (15 artists)
August 1967 (18 artists)
Sampled by Chris Malinchak
November 1967 (4 artists)
November 4, 1964 (117 artists)
December 19, 1962 (14 artists)
November 12, 1964 Four Tops
1977 (16 artists)
Sampled by Dickie Goodman
January 14, 1969 (2 artists)
Gonna Keep On Tryin' Till I Win Your Love Marvin Gaye 1967 Unverified
January 21, 1971 (5 artists)
January 31, 1963 Artistics
May 1971 (3 artists)
November 1972 (5 artists)
August 1973 (14 artists)
Sampled by Kanye West featuring GLC & Consequence
March 1986 Diana Ross
August 1973 Nancy Wilson
September 20, 1963 (26 artists)
September 2, 1964 (21 artists)
August 20, 1968 (3 artists)
September 14, 1965 (74 artists)
Sampled by Oddisee
March 28, 1968 (37 artists)
April 20, 1967 (93 artists)
Sampled by Amy Winehouse
March 1976 (8 artists)
Sampled by (3 artists)

Covers by Marvin Gaye

Title Performer Release date Originally by
April 1, 1964 Harry James and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Dick Haymes
August 1967 Bobby Parker
June 1961 Carol Bruce
April 15, 1964 Ray McKinley and Some of the Boys
September 1963 The Pine Ridge Boys
October 26, 1973 The Stylistics
August 26, 1968 Tammi Terrell
January 1970 The Beatles
June 1961 Frank Sinatra
April 1965 Marvin Gaye
December 18, 2015 Bunny Berigan and His Orchestra
April 1, 1964 Gene Austin
December 18, 2015 Bob Crosby and His Orchestra, Bing Crosby with John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra
November 12, 1964 Anthony Newley
November 12, 1964 Elmer Bernstein
December 18, 2015 Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra
April 15, 1964 Count Basie and His Orchestra
November 1965 Nat King Cole
November 1965 Nat "King" Cole with the Music of Nelson Riddle
November 1965 Victor Young and His Orchestra
April 30, 1969 The Temptations [US1]
August 1966 Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra
September 14, 1990 King Cole Trio
April 30, 1969 The Drifters [US]
November 12, 1964 Billy Daniels, Sammy Davis Jr. & Lola Falana
December 17, 2013 Julia Sanderson and Donald Brian
2001 Sally Kellerman and Andra Willis
December 1985 Johnny Mandel
August 26, 1968 The Drifters [US]
November 12, 1964 Judy Holliday
December 18, 2015 Harry James and His Orchestra
June 1961 Larry Clinton and His Orchestra
April 15, 1964 Milt Buckner
April 30, 1969 Gladys Knight & The Pips
December 18, 2015 Margaret Whiting
November 12, 1964 [Unknown]
April 30, 1969 The Isley Brothers
Sampled by Jurassic 5
November 1965 The Radiolites
September 14, 1990 Mieko Hirota
November 1965 The King Cole Trio
October 26, 1973 The Stylistics
August 1967 Carson and Gaile
August 26, 1968 The Drifters [US]
December 18, 2015 Patricia Morison
December 15, 2017 Peggy Lee
November 1965 Nat "King" Cole
August 1966 Doris Day
November 1965 Nat King Cole
December 18, 2015 João Gilberto, Tony Bennett
November 1965 Ralph Marterie and His Orchestra, Nat "King" Cole
October 26, 1973 Johnny Ace
November 12, 1964 Barbra Streisand
November 12, 1964 John Michael King
May 1966 Fred Astaire
December 18, 2015 Willoughby Goddard
January 1970 The Marvelettes
May 1966 Paul Buskirk and His Little Men featuring Hugh Nelson
November 1965 King Cole with with Orchestra conducted by Frank DeVol
November 12, 1964 Frank Sinatra
September 22, 1998 The Temptations [US1]
June 1961 Mitzi Green
December 18, 2015 Riz Ortolani e Nino Oliviero, Steve Lawrence
November 1965 David Leonard, Charlie Spivak and His Orchestra
September 1963 Henry Lumpkin
1977 Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston
December 18, 2015 Larry Kert
August 26, 1968 Four Tops
September 16, 1969 Brenda Holloway
June 1961 Kathryn Crawford, June Shafer, Ida Pearson and Stella Friend
September 14, 1990 Irene Bordoni and Arthur Margetson
December 1985 Little Jimmy Scott
April 1, 1964 Cecil Gant
December 18, 2015 Roland Gerbeau, Keely Smith with Orchestra conducted by Nelson Riddle
January 1970 The Temptations [US1]
March 1976 Michael Jackson
April 1, 1964 Rex Harrison
December 18, 2015 Swen Swenson, Virginia Martin
December 18, 2015 Ivie Anderson
November 1965 Claire Carleton
September 14, 1990 Tom Jones
September 16, 1969 Dan Penn
August 1966 Lucky Millinder and His Orchestra, Bull Moose Jackson and His Buffalo Bearcats
April 15, 1964 Deek Watson & His Brown Dots
April 1979 Caston & Majors
April 1, 1964 Cab Calloway & His Orchestra
August 26, 1968 Smokey Robinson & The Miracles
April 1, 1964 Aristocrats
September 16, 1969 Tammi Terrell
June 1961 Frances Comstock & Alfred Drake
June 1961 Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra with vocal refrain by Red McKenzie
December 16, 1969 The Temptations [US1]
June 1968 William McEwan
September 14, 1990 Gertrude Lawrence
November 12, 1964 Carol Channing and David Hartman
January 1970 The Young Rascals
December 18, 2015 Benny Goodman and His Orchestra
December 16, 1969 Jimmy Ruffin
November 4, 1964 The Marvelettes
December 1985 Felicia Sanders
December 18, 2015 Julie Andrews
June 1961 Teddy Wilson and His Orchestra with Billie Holiday
October 26, 1973 Wilson Pickett
April 15, 1964 Johnny Marvin
December 18, 2015 Joanie Sommers with The Bobby Troup Sextet
January 1970 The Temptations [US1]
August 20, 1968 Paul Petersen
November 1965 Nat "King" Cole
September 16, 1969 The Messengers
April 1, 1964 Tommy Tucker Time
August 1966 Four Tops
September 16, 1969 Four Tops
December 18, 2015 Georgia Brown
June 1961 Irving Kaufman
December 18, 2015 Frank Sinatra
April 15, 1964 Al Hibbler
January 1970 Dion

Sampled songs

Title Performer Release date Info
August 22, 1967 Covered by (17 artists)
Sampled by (2 artists)
April 26, 1972 Sampled by Digable Planets
July 9, 1968 Covered by (44 artists)
Sampled by Janet Jackson
January 21, 1971 Covered by (185 artists)
Sampled by (2 artists)
November 1972 Covered by The Cecil Holmes Soulful Sounds
Sampled by Ice Cube
November 1972 Sampled by Everlast
April 30, 1969 Originally by The Isley Brothers
Sampled by Jurassic 5
1982 Covered by (53 artists)
Sampled by Big Daddy Kane
August 1973 Covered by (39 artists)
Sampled by N.W.A.
March 1976 Covered by (34 artists)
Sampled by (2 artists)
May 1971 Covered by (63 artists)
Sampled by (3 artists)
August 1967 Covered by (18 artists)
Sampled by Chris Malinchak
1977 Covered by (16 artists)
Sampled by Dickie Goodman
August 1973 Covered by (14 artists)
Sampled by Kanye West featuring GLC & Consequence
March 1976 Sampled by G Unit
September 14, 1965 Covered by (74 artists)
Sampled by Oddisee
April 20, 1967 Covered by (93 artists)
Sampled by Amy Winehouse
March 1976 Covered by (8 artists)
Sampled by (3 artists)

Songs written by Marvin Gaye

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
You Sure Love to Ball Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye August 1973 Covered by (5 artists)
You're the Man Marvin Gaye, Kenneth Stover Marvin Gaye April 26, 1972
Wholy Holy Marvin Gaye, Al Cleveland, Renaldo Benson Marvin Gaye May 1971 Covered by (4 artists)
Wherever I Lay My Hat Marvin Gaye, Norman Whitfield, Barrett Strong Marvin Gaye January 31, 1963 Covered by (11 artists)
What's Happening Brother Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye May 1971 Covered by (5 artists)
What's Going On Marvin Gaye, Al Cleveland, Renaldo Benson Marvin Gaye January 21, 1971 Covered by (185 artists)
We Can Make It Baby Marvin Gaye, James Nyx Jr. The Originals July 7, 1970 Covered by Nancy Wilson
"T" Stands for Trouble Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye November 1972 Covered by The Cecil Holmes Soulful Sounds
Trouble Man Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye November 1972 Covered by (19 artists)
"T" Plays It Cool Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye November 1972
'Til Tomorrow Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye 1982 Covered by (3 artists)
The Bells Marvin Gaye, Anna Gaye, Elgie Stover, Iris Gordy The Originals January 1970 Covered by (5 artists)
Stubborn Kind of Fellow Marvin Gaye, William Stevenson, George Gordy Marvin Gaye - The Vandellas July 23, 1962 Covered by (32 artists)
Soon I'll Be Loving You Again Marvin Gaye, Leon Ware, T-Boy Ross Marvin Gaye March 1976 Covered by Joe
Sexual Healing Marvin Gaye, David Ritz, Odell Elliott Brown Jr Marvin Gaye 1982 Covered by (53 artists)
Save the Children Marvin Gaye, Al Cleveland, Renaldo Benson Marvin Gaye May 1971 Covered by (9 artists)
Right On Marvin Gaye, Earl DeRouen Marvin Gaye May 1971 Covered by (2 artists)
Pride & Joy Marvin Gaye, Norman Whitfield, William Stevenson Marvin Gaye January 31, 1963 Covered by (12 artists)
Please Don't Stay (Once You Go Away) Marvin Gaye, Ed Townsend Marvin Gaye August 1973 Covered by The Twilight Singers
Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology) Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye May 1971 Covered by (51 artists)
Let's Get It On Marvin Gaye, Ed Townsend Marvin Gaye August 1973 Covered by (39 artists)
Just to Keep You Satisfied Marvin Gaye, James Nyx Jr., Anna Gaye, Elgie Stover Marvin Gaye August 1973 Covered by (7 artists)
It Hurt Me Too Marvin Gaye, William Stevenson, Ricardo Wallace Marvin Gaye - The Vandellas July 23, 1962 Covered by Connie Van Dyke
Inner City Blues (Makes Me Wanna Holler) Marvin Gaye, James Nyx Jr. Marvin Gaye May 1971 Covered by (63 artists)
If This World Were Mine Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell August 1967 Covered by (18 artists)
Hitch Hike Marvin Gaye, William Stevenson, Clarence Paul Marvin Gaye December 19, 1962 Covered by (14 artists)
Got to Give It Up Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye 1977 Covered by (16 artists)
God Is Love Marvin Gaye, James Nyx Jr., Anna Gaye, Elgie Stover Marvin Gaye January 21, 1971 Covered by (5 artists)
Get My Hands on Some Lovin' Marvin Gaye, William Stevenson Marvin Gaye January 31, 1963 Covered by Artistics
Flyin' High (In the Friendly Sky) Marvin Gaye, Anna Gaye, Elgie Stover Marvin Gaye May 1971 Covered by (3 artists)
Don't Mess with Mister "T" Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye November 1972 Covered by (5 artists)
Distant Lover Marvin Gaye, Gwen Fuqua, Sandra Greene Marvin Gaye August 1973 Covered by (14 artists)
Dancing in the Street Marvin Gaye, William Stevenson, Ivy Jo Hunter Martha & The Vandellas July 31, 1964 Covered by (123 artists)
Come Get to This Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye August 1973 Covered by Nancy Wilson
Beechwood 4-5789 Marvin Gaye, William Stevenson, George Gordy The Marvelettes July 11, 1962 Covered by (5 artists)
Baby I'm for Real Marvin Gaye, Anna Gaye The Originals July 1969 Covered by (7 artists)
At Last (I Found a Love) Marvin Gaye, Anna Gaye, Elgie Stover Marvin Gaye August 20, 1968 Covered by (3 artists)
After the Dance Marvin Gaye, Leon Ware, T-Boy Ross Marvin Gaye March 1976 Covered by (8 artists)

Releases

Albums

Title Performer Release date Label
You're All I Need Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell August 26, 1968 Tamla
When I'm Alone I Cry Marvin Gaye April 1, 1964 Tamla
What's Going On Marvin Gaye May 1971 Tamla
United Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell August 1967 Tamla
Trouble Man - Motion Picture Soundtrack Marvin Gaye November 1972 Tamla
Together Marvin Gaye and Mary Wells April 15, 1964 Motown
The Soulful Moods of Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye June 1961 Tamla
The Marvin Gaye Collection Marvin Gaye September 14, 1990 Motown
The Complete Duets Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell November 20, 2001 Motown
That Stubborn Kinda Fellow Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye January 31, 1963 Tamla
That's the Way Love Is Marvin Gaye January 1970 Tamla
Take Two Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston August 1966 Tamla
Romantically Yours Marvin Gaye December 1985 Columbia
Recorded Live on Stage Marvin Gaye September 1963 Tamla
M.P.G. Marvin Gaye April 30, 1969 Tamla
Motown Unreleased 1965: Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye December 18, 2015 Motown
Motown Remembers Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye March 1986 Motown
Moods of Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye May 1966 Tamla
Midnight Love Marvin Gaye 1982 Columbia
Live at the London Palladium Marvin Gaye 1977 Tamla
Let's Get It On Marvin Gaye August 1973 Tamla
I Want You Marvin Gaye March 1976 Tamla
In the Groove Marvin Gaye August 26, 1968 Tamla
How Sweet It Is to Be Loved by You Marvin Gaye January 21, 1965 Tamla
Hello Broadway Marvin Gaye November 12, 1964 Tamla
Easy Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell September 16, 1969 Tamla
Diana & Marvin [Reissue] Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye 2001 Motown
Diana & Marvin Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye October 26, 1973 Motown
A Tribute to the Great Nat King Cole Marvin Gaye November 1965 Tamla

Singles

Title Performer Release date Label
Your Precious Love Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell August 22, 1967 Tamla
You're the Man Marvin Gaye April 26, 1972 Tamla
You're a Wonderful One Marvin Gaye February 20, 1964 Tamla
You're All I Need to Get By Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell July 9, 1968 Tamla
You Marvin Gaye December 1967 Tamla
What You Gave Me Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell November 6, 1969 Tamla
What's the Matter with You Baby Marvin Gaye & Mary Wells April 14, 1964 Motown
What's Going On Marvin Gaye January 21, 1971 Tamla
Try It Baby Marvin Gaye May 21, 1964 Tamla
Sympatica Marvin Gaye April 1965 CBS
Stubborn Kind of Fellow Marvin Gaye - The Vandellas July 23, 1962 Tamla
Pride and Joy Marvin Gaye April 18, 1963 Tamla
One More Heartache Marvin Gaye January 31, 1966 Tamla
Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology) Marvin Gaye June 10, 1971 Tamla
Let Your Conscience Be Your Guide Marvin Gaye May 25, 1961 Tamla
Keep on Lovin' Me Honey Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell September 24, 1968 Tamla
Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler) Marvin Gaye September 9, 1971 Tamla
I'll Be Doggone Marvin Gaye February 26, 1965 Tamla
I Heard It Through the Grapevine Marvin Gaye October 30, 1968 Tamla
If I Could Build My Whole World Around You Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell November 1967 Tamla
How Sweet It Is to Be Loved by You Marvin Gaye November 4, 1964 Tamla
How Can I Forget Marvin Gaye December 16, 1969 Tamla
Hitch Hike Marvin Gaye December 19, 1962 Tamla
Good Lovin' Ain't Easy to Come By Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell January 14, 1969 Tamla
Come Get to This Marvin Gaye October 11, 1973 Tamla
Chained Marvin Gaye August 20, 1968 Tamla
Can I Get a Witness Marvin Gaye September 20, 1963 Tamla
Baby Don't You Do It Marvin Gaye September 2, 1964 Tamla
Ain't That Peculiar Marvin Gaye September 14, 1965 Tamla
Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell March 28, 1968 Tamla
Ain't No Mountain High Enough Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell April 20, 1967 Tamla

Performances also appear on

Title Performer Release date Label
Ultimate Rarities Collection Number #1 - Motown Sings Motown Treasures various artists September 22, 1998 Motown
Pops We Love You - The Album various artists April 1979 Motown
Phenomenon - Music from the Motion Picture various artists 1996 Warner Bros.
Motown Unreleased 1967 various artists December 15, 2017 Motown
Motown Unreleased 1963 various artists December 17, 2013 Motown
In Loving Memory - A Tribute to Mrs. Loucye G. Wakefield various artists June 1968 Motown

Tributes

Title Performer Release date Label
What's Going On? Songs of Marvin Gaye Jason Miles 2006 Narada Jazz
What's Going On The Dirty Dozen Brass Band August 29, 2006 Shout! Factory
What's Going On Everette Harp 1997 Blue Note
Tribute to Billy Stewart and Marvin Gaye GQ 1999 I.T.P.
Til Tomorrow - Remembering Marvin Gaye Cassandre McKinley August 2006 Maxjazz
Marvin Meets Miles Johnny Britt June 10, 2016 CLG Music & Media
Marvin Is 60 - A Tribute Album [Japan] various artists July 28, 1999 Motown
Marvin Is 60 - A Tribute Album various artists June 22, 1999 Motown
Inner City Blues - The Music of Marvin Gaye various artists October 17, 1995 Motown
Cassandre McKinley Baring the Soul - The Music of Marvin Gaye Cassandre McKinley 2004 Drexi

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