Tim Weisberg - What's Going On album
Album · 1996 · 9 Songs. What's Going On Delroy Wilson. Listen on Apple Music.
What’s Going On was a statement, not a question. The question mark Benson had originally fixed to the album’s title track was deliberately removed by Gaye. What’s Going On, the album, is a statement rather than a question, a challenge to Motown to deal with the reality of the early 1970s. The album was a presentation of what’s going on in the world today. 9. The album ushered in a new look for Gaye. To separate himself from the finishing-school look of other Motown artists, Gaye changed his image while recording this album.
The What's Going On album takes on many issues, including the environment ("Mercy Mercy Me") and poverty ("Inner City Blues"). It was the first album Gaye released that sold a lot of copies. Until then, like most Motown artists, he had lots of hit singles but album sales were secondary. According to the book Mercy, Mercy Me: The Art, Loves & Demons of Marvin Gaye, Motown head Berry Gordy initially refused to release this song, calling it the "worst record I ever heard in my life
What's Going On is not only Marvin Gaye's masterpiece, it's the most important and passionate record to come out of soul music, delivered by one of its finest voices, a man finally free to speak his mind and so move from R&B sex symbol to true recording artist.
What's Happening? is the fourth mini-album recorded by the South Korean boy band B1A4, which was released by WM Entertainment on May 6, 2013. The track "What's Happening?" (also known as "What's Going On?") was used as the lead single of the album. The song "What's Happening(이게 무슨 일이야) took the first rank on the ground wave in Korea, May, 2013.
The What’s Going On tour will be Sire’s second trek and will include appearances from Toddy Smith, Bruce Wiegner and Chris Bloom. The tour will close out on Nov. 15 at The Regent in Los Angeles. Sire released his debut album, Ruin Your Party, in 2018 after he originally rose to fame through social media app Vine. Sire moved his talents to YouTube where he amassed over 367 million views on his YouTube channel with music videos, live performances and comedic vlogs. On June 14, Sire released Notice Me, the first single from his second album.
What's Going On was an instant classic, as well as one of the most influential records from a passionate and enduring icon. Read NPR staff members' reflections on its legacy. from What's Going On. by Marvin Gaye. I never owned "What's Going On," on 45 or LP. As a kid on Chicago's West Side, I didn't have to; the song was everywhere. But Marvin Gaye's title track was message music with a difference.
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- Producer – John Hug, Tim Weisberg
- Written-By – Al Cleveland, Marvin Gaye, Renaldo Benson
NotesPromotion Copy - Not For Sale
Same track pressed to both sides.
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