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Thursday, May 12, 2011

Marvin Gaye - "Yesterday"

PBS' American Masters recently re-broadcasted a good 2008 installment on the amazing, tragic Marvin Gaye. The show ended with this cover, which I don't remember hearing before. Marvin Gaye has extraordinary vocal range and remarkably supple technique, but it's the sheer soul he brings to some tracks that's so transfixing.

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Comrade PhysioProf said...

What a tragic end to his life.

RockDots said...

Don't know how you feel about the mashup thing, but here's a pretty clever one featuring Marvin Gaye & The Beatles: