What's Going On is the eleventh studio album by soul musician Marvin Gaye, released May 21, , on the Motown-subsidiary label Tamla Records. Recording sessions for the album took place in June and March–May at Hitsville U.S.A., Golden World and United Sound Studios in Detroit and at The Sound Factory in West Hollywood, California. Marvin Gaye hit the pinicle of his greatness as a writer and his love shows through on this album. The Motown staple of singers and talents will never be surpassed, what a time to be a part of its greatness/5(). "What's Going On" is a song by American recording artist Marvin Gaye, released in on the Motown subsidiary Tamla. Originally inspired by a police brutality incident witnessed by Renaldo "Obie" Benson, the song was composed by Benson, Al Cleveland and Gaye and produced by Gaye himself. Lyrics to 'What's Going On' by Marvin Gaye: Picket lines and picket signs Don't punish me with brutality Talk to me So you can see Oh, what's going on What's. Find great deals on eBay for marvin gaye what's going on and marvin gaye pretty little baby. Shop with confidence.
Marvin Gaye personified the changing landscape of R&B in a career that spanned not just the tumultuous s, but 26 years that saw the art form go from innocent. Find great deals on eBay for marvin gaye what's going on and marvin gaye pretty little baby. Shop with confidence. After hearing a preliminary mix of Marvin Gaye's What's Going On, with its unabashedly passive advocacy for peace and love, Motown head Berry Gordy refused to release.