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Saturday, 21 May 2016

Let The Day Begin...Let The Day Start!: Day 142 - Marvyn Gaye

What's Going On - Marvin Gaye
Tamla
Produced by Marvin Gaye
Released 21st May 1971
US Chart #6
UK Chart #56*

*This was in 1996! I'm sure it must have charted before!


What's Going On

I don't intend to say much today about my choice of album for today's post apart from the fact that I consider it to be one of The Best Soul Albums of All Time.

I'm not alone in that thinking as down through the years many have given it a very high place of regard.

Consequence of Sound (2010): The Top 100 Albums Ever - #19.
Gear (American Lad's Mag 1999): The 100 Greatest Albums of The Century - #2.
Rolling Stone (2003): The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time - #6.
The World Critics Best Albums of All Time (1987) - #4.
The Guardian (1997) - The 100 Best Albums Ever - #1.
Melody Maker - All Time Top 100 Albums - #24.
Mojo (1995) - The 100 Greatest Albums Ever Made - #6
NME (1985): All Time Top 100 Albums - #1.
Q (1998): The 50 Best Albums of the 70s - #20.
Sounds (1986): The 100 Best Albums of All Time - #15.
The New Nation (2005): Top 100 Albums by Black Artists - #1.
The Observer (2006): 50 Albums That Changed Music 1956-2006 - #6.
and there are so many more from various countries around the world.

What's Going On (Live 1972)


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