Tag Archives: Let’s Get It On

KEN BOOTHE-INNA DE YARD.

Ken Boothe-Inna de Yard.  Label: Chapter Two/Wagram. On the ‘26th’ of October 1974, twenty-six year old reggae singer Ken Boothe was celebrating his first number one in Britain, with a cover of the David Gates’ composition Everything I Own, which two years earlier, gave Bread a worldwide hit in January 1972. Now it was Ken …

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MARVIN GAYE-TROUBLE MAN.

MARVIN GAYE-TROUBLE MAN. What’s Going On, released on 20th May 1971, marked the second chapter in Marvin Gaye’s career. For many people, What’s Going On marked the start of Marvin Gaye’s career as a serious artist. Indeed, What’s Going On, was far removed from the poppy soul Marvin Gaye had previously been a purveyor of. …

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MARVIN GAYE-WHAT’S GOING ON.

MARVIN GAYE-WHAT’S GOING ON. As someone who spends a lot of my time absorbed in everything related to music, I’ve recently noticed the proliferation of albums that are being repackaged and given the “deluxe” box set treatment and sold as classic albums. To say it’s stretching the truth somewhat calling these albums “classic,” is being …

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MARVIN GAYE-LET’S GET IT ON.

MARVIN GAYE-LET’S GET IT ON. Today I’ve decided to write about one of my favorite albums of all time. This album is one of the most beautiful albums that you’ll ever hear. There are only eight songs on the album, and it lasts just over thirty one-minutes. It’s also an album that was once described …

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