Mixtape: DJ Spinna – Happy Birthday Marvin Gaye Part One (Featuring: Rare Releases, B-sides, Alternate Versions, Exclusive Re-edits And Remixes) (Marvin Pentz Gaye Jr. April 2, 1939 – April 1, 1984)

One again Happy Birthday Marvin Gaye.RIP one of the GOATS.And what better way to pay tribute then to post up a mix by one of the best DJ’s in the world DJ Spinna.

Marvin Pentz Gaye Jr. (April 2, 1939 – April 1, 1984)

DJ Spinna

The whole world knows that I’m a huge Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson and Prince buff.But the other beast of a soul artist that I love to death is Marvin Gaye, of course! His music deeply expresses the soul of a man.The most bewildering thing about Marvin that I’ve come to understand more in my adult years is how he was able express his life experiences so artistically despite all his traumatic upheaval. I mean, his pops was a cross dressing preacher that practically despised his own son. I’ll never forget the day I found out his dad took him out, the day before his birthday! I couldn’t understand it and I was sad as hell. But life is wild that way. All that pain he endured led to greatness.

DJ Spinna – Happy Birthday Marvin Gaye Part One

01 – Flyin’ High (In the Friendly Sky)
02 – Sparrow
03 – Life is for learning
04 – Please stay
05 – Come live with me angel
06 – Stop, Look, Listen (To your heart) ft Diana Ross
07 – Let’s Get it on
08 – You sure love to ball
09 – Instrumental
10 – God is love
11 – After the Dance
12 – Mercy mercy me
13 – Interlude
14 – All I need to get by (ft Tammi Terrell)
15 – Ain’t Nothing Like the Real Thing (ft Tammi Terrell)
16 – Keep on loving me honey (ft Tammi Terrell)
17 – California soul (ft Tammi Terrell)
18 – Chained
19 – Time to get it together
20 – Where are we headed
21 – Life’s a game of give and take
22 – You can leave, but it’s going to cost you
23 – I want you

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Check these two youtube clips.

(Tom Joyner interview) The most honest interview I think I’ve ever seen an artist do while they’re STILL dealing with their issues, not after.

His dad was illmatic!

And a suggested read… Divided Soul: The Life Of Marvin Gaye by David Ritz (who actually co wrote Sexual Healing)
This book will change your life and have you paying more attention to Marvin’s lyrics. I guarantee it!

I grew up with his music like so many so I thought it was only right to bless the world with a mix. Included here
here in this first episode are some rare releases, B-sides, alternate versions, exclusive re-edits and remixes courtesy of myself and some legendary dj/producer friends.
DJ Spinna

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Marvin Pentz Gaye Jr. (April 2, 1939 – April 1, 1984)

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