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Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams have been ordered to pay Marvin Gaye’s family $7.4 million for copying elements of Gaye’s 1977 song “Got to Give It Up” in their song “Blurred Lines”.
Gaye’s family will now ask the courts to prohibit sales of “Blurred Lines” until an agreement on future royalties has been established.
Tags: Blurred Lines, Got to Give It Up, marvin gaye, Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke
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Lenny Kravitz is no longer going to play Marvin Gaye in the biopic “Sexual Healing”. Deadline Hollywood reports that the role will instead be played by Jesse L Martin, who is best known for playing Detective Ed Green on NBC television’s “Law & Order”.
Tags: Jesse L Martin, Julien Temple, Lenny Kravitz, marvin gaye, Marvin Gaye biopic, Sexual Healing movie
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|Marvin Gaye’s superb recording of “I Heard It Through The Grapevine” is Song of the Week on Classic Pop Icons.
“I Heard It Through The Grapevine” was released on single on October 30, 1968, backed with “You’re What’s Happening (in the World Today).” It had already appeared on Gaye’s ninth solo album “In the Groove.”
Tags: Barrett Strong, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Gladys Knight & the Pips, I Heard It Through The Grapevine, marvin gaye, Norman Whitfield
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|Ed Sullivan showcased most of the legendary Motown acts on his television show throughout the 1960s and early 1970s, including the Jackson 5, the Supremes, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, the Temptations and the Four Tops. These superb performances have now been fully restored for release in the US and Canada on a 2-DVD set titled “Motown Gold from The Ed Sullivan Show“|
Tags: Diana Ross, Ed Sullivan, Four Tops, Gladys Knight & the Pips, Martha and the Vandellas, marvin gaye, Motown Gold from The Ed Sullivan Show, Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, stevie wonder, The Best of the Supremes on the Ed Sullivan Show, The Best of the Temptations on the Ed Sullivan Show, The Jackson 5, the supremes, The Temptations
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|Finally, the excellent “T.A.M.I. Show” is out on DVD in the UK. The DVD was released in March 2010 in the US and was one of the best music DVD releases of the year.|
Tags: beach boys, Chuck Berry, Gerry & The Pacemakers, James Brown, James Brown TAMI show, marvin gaye, smokey robinson, T.A.M.I. show, T.A.M.I. show DVD, The Rolling Stones, the supremes
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