Tag Archives: Marvin Gaye

INTERVIEW: Louvain Demps on Good Day Atlanta

Sometimes the most magical moments in life happen by accident; Louvain Demps of The Andantes remembers that being the case while recording “Love Child” in September of 1968.  As she recalls, there came a moment when groupmates Marlene Barrow and … Continue reading

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Diana’s Duets (1981)

“I’m gonna use every trick in the book, I’ll try my best to get you hooked…” Long before Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra, or Barbra Streisand had hit albums comprised entirely of duets, Motown cobbled together Diana’s Duets, a 1981 Diana … Continue reading

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Diana & Marvin (1973)

“First I had you in the palm of my hand, but I let you slip through like grains of sand…” “Are Diana Ross and Marvin Gaye recording an album together with Valerie Simpson and Nick Ashford producing?????”  This tantalizing question … Continue reading

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Everything Is Everything (1970)

“Heaven must have sent you to me, and I’m not gonna let you go back…” That big, rushing sound you heard in the fall of 1970 was the collective sigh of relief from everyone at Motown when Diana Ross scored … Continue reading

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