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May 21: “What’s Going On,” Marvin Gaye’s most socially conscious album, which sold over 2 million copies, was released in 1971
May 21, 2021
May 21: “What’s Going On,” Marvin Gaye’s most socially conscious album, which sold over 2 million copies, was released in 1971 ... read more »
Marvin Gaye’s ‘What’s Going On,’ was Released on May 21- Watch Live Performance
May 21, 2021
Marvin Gaye's 'What's Going On,' was Released on May 21- Watch Live Performance ... read more / watch video »
SONG OF THE DAY: What’s Going On (Official Video)
June 19, 2020
We shot ‘What’s Going On' in Detroit and Flint Michigan, we wanted a place that resonates with the song and the history of Motown, while also remaining relevant to the sociopolitical issues in the music video. The music video took four days to shoot, but I traveled to Michigan a couple weeks early to find the right people. It was very important for us to find real people that resonated with the stories, rather than casting actors. We wanted the history of the song and the communities we filmed in to come through in our video. For example, Steve Smith, who plays the blind man in our music video, actually worked for Motown when ‘What’s Going On’ was originally recorded. ... read more / watch video »
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Motown Founder Berry Gordy Retires
October 10, 2019
He announced his retirement during the 60th-anniversary celebration of Motown that took place in Detroit last month. ... read more »
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