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I Heard It Through the Grapevine! is the eighth studio album by soul musician Marvin Gaye, released on August 26, 1968 on the Motown-subsidiary label Tamla Records. Originally released as In the Groove, it was the first solo studio album Gaye released in two years, in which during that interim, the singer had emerged as a successful duet partner with female R&B singers such as Kim Weston and Tammi Terrell. The album and its title track are considered both as Gaye's commercial breakthrough.

The Marvin Gaye version was placed on his 1968 album In the Groove, where it gained the attention of radio disc jockeys, and Gordy finally agreed to its release as a single in October 1968, when it went to the top of the Billboard Pop Singles chart for seven weeks from December 1968 to January 1969 and became for a time the biggest. hit single on the Motown label. I Heard It Through the Grapevine" Track Info. Written By Whitfield-Strong. String Arrangement Paul Riser.

Released on August 26, 1968, You marked a transition from soulful ballads to impassioned lover’s pleas for Marvin Gaye as well as a showcasing of his ability to sing in higher keys than his audiences were used to at the time. You is the opening track on I Heard it Through the Grapevine, the album many point to as Gaye’s commercial breakthrough as a solo recording artist. Written By Ivy Jo Hunter, Jack Goga & Jeffrey Bowen. Release Date December 21, 1967. In the Groove/I Heard It Through the Grapevine Marvin Gaye. 1. You. 2. Tear it On Down.

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Marvin Gaye's version was included on his 1968 album In The Groove (later re-titled I Heard It Through The Grapevine). After E. Rodney Jones, the Chicago disc jockey at WVON, started playing it on the air, Berry Gordy reconsidered and released Gaye's version as a single, which became even more popular and known as the definitive version of the song. Gaye's "Grapevine" pounded the charts about a year after Knight's, going to in America on December 14, 1968. With this heartbreaking tune about a man who finds out secondhand that his girl is cheating on him, Marvin.

When Gaye's album with his version of Grapevine was released in August 1968, radio disc jockeys were playing the song, so Gordy had it released as a single in October, and it went to number one in December. In 1968, Bobby Taylor & the Vancouvers recorded a version for their debut album based on Gladys' recent hit; however, after hearing the Marvin Gaye version, they felt they'd made the wrong choice  . Due to the song's success, In the Groove was re-issued as I Heard It Through the Grapevine and peaked at number two on the R&B album chart and number sixty-three on the album chart, which was at the time Marvin's highest-charted solo studio effort to date.

04 Heard It Through The Grapevine. 05 At Last (I Found a Love). 06 Some Kind of Wonderful. 07 Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever. 08 Change What You Can. 09 It's Love I Need. 10 Every Now and Then. 11 You're What's Happening in the World Today. 12 There Goes My Baby.

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A I Heard It Through The Grapevine
Producer, Written-By – N. Whitfield*
2:59
B You
Producer, Written-By – I. Hunter*Written-By – J. Goga*, J. Bowen*
2:25

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
Y 518F Marvin Gaye I Heard It Through The Grapevine / You ‎(7", Single) Motown Y 518F US 1973
CS-5.036 Marvin Gaye I Heard It Through The Grapevine ‎(7", Single) Rozenblit, Tamla CS-5.036 Brazil 1969
Y 518F Marvin Gaye I Heard It Through The Grapevine ‎(7", Single) Motown Y 518F US 1973
COL-518 Marvin Gaye I Heard It Through The Grapevine / You ‎(7", Single) Collectables COL-518 US Unknown
CS - 5 036 Marvin Gaye I Heard It Through The Grapevine / You ‎(7", Single) Tamla, Rozenblit CS - 5 036 Brazil 1969

Marvin Gaye - I Heard It Through The Grapevine / You album
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Performer: Marvin Gaye
Title: I Heard It Through The Grapevine / You
Category: Soul & Funk
Country: US
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