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Marvin Gaye: Mourning Singer Thirty Years Later

This week is unique in that it marks both the anniversary of legendary R&B singer Marvin Gaye‘s birth as well as his untimely death. He was killed on April 1st, 1984. Since it happened on April Fool’s Day, it’s entirely …

Marvin Gaye’s Passport Discovered in Album Record, Worth At Least $20,000
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On one of the latest segments of PBS’ “Antiques Roadshow,” a Motown memorabilia collector shares the story behind discovering Marvin Gaye’s 1964 passport in one of the records he purchased from an estate sale. The man, who has worked for …

Marvin Gaye’s Passport Found At Garage Sale

A Motown memorabilia collector was browsing through a box of albums at an estate sale, and decided to purchase several of them with prices ranging from twenty-five to fifty cents. When he got home and started looking through the albums, …

Pharrell Accused of Stealing Riff

Pharrell’s had a big week. Not only did he clean up at the Grammy’s this past Sunday winning for Producer of the Year-Non Classical, Best Pop Duo/Group Performance, Record of the Year and Album of the Year (wow, that’s a …

Marvin Gaye Heirs Face Counterclaim in “Blurred Lines” Legal Battle

Robin Thicke’s summer hit, “Blurred Lines” has come under fire this week, and the heirs of Marvin Gaye definitely aren’t happy. According to the court documents filed on Wednesday, Gaye’s children allege that “Blurred Lines” is an ‘illegal rip-off’ of …

Marvin Gaye’s Children Sue Robin Thicke

Marvin Gaye’s children filed court documents Wednesday claiming that the “Blurred Lines” singer, Robin Thicke, copied their father’s hit song, “Got to Give It Up”. They are also accusing Thicke of copying another one of Gaye’s popular songs “After the …

Marvin Gaye VS. Robin Thicke Heats Up

There is some new fuel on the fire that is the battle between Marvin Gaye’s family and Robin Thicke, Pharell Williams, and T.I. The fight over the likeness of several of Thicke’s songs to Marvin Gaye’s began with summer smash …