Marvin Gaye (; born Marvin Pentz Gay Jr.; April 2, 1939 – April 1, 1984) was an American singer, songwriter, session drummer, and record producer. Gaye helped to shape the sound of Motown in the 1960s, first as an in-house session player and later as a solo artist with a string of hits, including "Ain't That Peculiar", "How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)" and "I Heard It Through the Grapevine", and duet recordings with Mary Wells, Kim Weston, Diana Ross and Tammi Terrell, later earning the titles "Prince of Motown" and "Prince of Soul".
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via E! Online at April 4, 2017
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via XXLMag at March 9, 2017
Mr. Ware helped popularize the “quiet storm” sound, a mix of jazz and R&B, through collaborations with Gaye, Quincy Jones and other notables.
via New York Times at March 3, 2017
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