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    police killing young black men like ,Michael Brown, Tamir rice and Trayvon Martin. These are the same issues Marvin Gaye called out in 1971 in his iconic song What is going on? “Marvin starts the song by saying Mother, mother There's too many of you crying Brother, brother, brother There's far too many of you dying You know we've got to find a way To bring some lovin' here today.” When this song was written America was involved in the Vietnam War and the civil rights movement was alive and active. Gaye tackled every problem in society from every possible angle and he made the song relatable to everyone. Marvin Gaye asked what was going on in…

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    Marvin Gaye Net Worth Marvin Pentz Gay Jr was born on the 2nd April 1939 in Washington D.C USA and died on 1st April 1984. He is known to the world under the short name, Marvin Gaye, the American soul and R&B singer. During his career, Marvin has released a total of 17 studio albums, some of which include “The Soulful Moods Of Marvin Gaye” (1961), “I Heard It Through The Grapevine” (1968), “What`s Going On” (1971), “Let`s Get It On” (1973), “Midnight Love” (1982) among others. Have you ever…

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    Marvin Gaye makes a lot of bold statements in his song, “What's Going On”. His song is a timeless piece of work that will always be relevant no matter the year. The song was made in the year 1971, which was a decade littered with war. Coincidentally, the song can be applied to 2016 with the current news of hate crime. Marvin Gaye says, “Don't punish me with brutality. Talk to me. So you can see. What's going on.” I chose this line because it really speaks to me. As an Indian American, there is…

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    Marvin Gaye Analysis

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    The emotion in Marvin's voice in this song is unparalleled to many other singers. In the song, as well as throughout the album, Gaye used multiple tracks to sing many of his backing vocals. “War is not the answer /For only love can conquer hate” I see it as a call for communication instead of violence to resolve conflicts. The song speaks openly and honestly about racism, war, and sexism. In consideration of the anti-war movement and African Americans’ struggle for civil rights, Marvin asks…

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    History Of Motown Records

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    Motown Records was created by Berry Gordy on January 12, 1959. Motown made its impact on the music industry forever. Artists that we know as legends today such as Stevie Wonder, the Temptations, Marvin Gaye, and The Jackson 5 started in Motown. Together their music brought a community together. Motown started with just a man and 800 dollars loaned from his family. Berry Gordy was a dreamer, and also a teacher, producer, and entrepreneur.Gordy as an African American owner wanted to make a…

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    The Impact Of Motown

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    matter what color. Berry Gordy, who is the father of Motown tried many occupations like a boxer, a record store owner, and even an auto worker. He didn’t have any luck, so he decided to try having a record label. He started out with a loan of $800 from his family, and with that money he created Hitsville U.S.A. founded in 1959, in Detroit, Michigan. He discovered Smokey Robinson and the Miracles in 1957, and then he started building his group of artists. Just within a couple years this record…

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    What’s Going On 2 Marvin Gaye’s What’s Going On is one of my favorite songs. Honestly, every generation down through the years can ask this question. What’s Going On? What’s going on with our children, with in our homes, in our schools, in our cities, in our nation? There are far too many mothers crying from the loss of their sons or even their daughters…

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    themes. Top 40 hit songs performed by The Weekend include "Can 't Feel My Face," "The Hills," and "Earned It" have all earned a place in the top 5 of Billboard 's The Hot 100. Since The Weeknd is a Billboard topper and is musically similar to Frank Ocean, Jesse will probably also enjoy Frank Ocean and Channel Orange. Many influential artists for Ocean are also artists Jesse enjoys listening to. MTV lists Ocean 's influences as being Beyonce, Marvin Gaye, Mos Def, Prince, Kanye West, Pharrell…

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    businesses. Growing up he saw the way they made cars and thought “why can 't you do that with music?” With help from family he was able to come up with motown records with a 800$ loan. He was encouraged to keep going because of his friend smokey robinson. By starting his recording studio he brought in only african americans to play. It started with a riff and everyone in the band built up upon it. This was the start of not only african americans gaining the mainstream audience but started a…

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    editorial revisions, annotations, elaborations, or other modifications, which, as a whole, represent an original work of authorship, is a ‘derivative work.’” Copyright Act of 1976, 17 U.S.C. §§ 101 (2012) (Emphasis added). On it’s face, one could easily call “Blurred Lines” a derivative work that was derived from “Gotta Get It Up.” As addressed in the Amicus brief, music builds on itself. That is an inherent fact, and therefore, one could define every single song ever created to be a derivative…

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