Marvin Gaye Moods Of Marvin Gaye on 180g LP
One of the most iconic singers of his generation, Marvin Gaye aka The Prince of Motown, was cited for his "huge contribution to soul music in general and the Motown Sound in particular...[his] classic R&B voice was edged with grit yet tempered with sweetness...[projecting] an air of soulful authority driven by fervid conviction and heartbroken vulnerability."
In correlation with the Marvin Gaye Volume Two 1966-1970 box set which picked right up where the 1961-1965 box set left off, the albums - Moods of Marvin Gaye (1966), Take Two with Kim Weston (1966), United with Tammi Terrell, (1967) In The Groove aka I Heard It Through the Grapevine (1968), You're All I Need with Tammi Terrell (1968), M.P.G. (1969), Easy with Tammi Terrell (1969) and That's The Way Love Is (1970) - are all being offered individually on 180g vinyl.
During this fruitful period Marvin produced such timeless hits as "It Takes Two" with Kim Weston, plus numerous duets with Tammi Terrell including "Ain't No Mountain High Enough," "Your Precious Love," "Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing," and "You're All I Need to Get By." In 1968, Gaye's seminal version of "I Heard It Through The Grapevine" became his first number one on the Billboard Hot 100.
Top 10 on the R&B Chart album when originally released in 1966, Moods Of Marvin Gaye is universally hailed as one of the singer's finest overall albums of the 1960s and is home to several major hits including "Ain't That Peculiar" and "I'll Be Doggone," plus now-classic covers of "Night Life" and "One For My Baby (And One More For The Road)."