Marvin Gaye’s 'What’s Going On' Resonates 50 Years Later

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It’s been 50 years since the release of Marvin Gaye’s record, What’s Going On. KEXP’s Larry Mizell Jr. talks with Emily Fox about the history of the record, and more.


 
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It’s been 50 years since the release of Marvin Gaye’s record, What’s Going On. KEXP’s Larry Mizell Jr. talks with Emily Fox about the history of the record, breaks down some lesser-known tracks, and discusses how the album’s themes of police brutality, racism, addiction, and concerns about ecological disaster are still relevant today.  

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