Marvin Gaye's Greatest Hits

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Marvin Gaye's Greatest Hits
Greatest hits album by Marvin Gaye
Released 14 September 1976
Recorded 1963 - 1975
Genre R&B/soul
Length 34:05
Label Motown
Producer Marvin Gaye, Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier, Norman Whitfield, Leon Ware
Marvin Gaye chronology
Anthology
(1974)
Marvin Gaye's Greatest Hits
(1976)
Every Great Motown Hit of Marvin Gaye
(1983)

Marvin Gaye's Greatest Hits is a compilation album released by American R&B/soul singer and Motown legend Marvin Gaye, released on the Motown label in 1976. The hits collection, with the exception of Gaye's signature 1960s hits "Can I Get a Witness", "How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)" and "I Heard It Through the Grapevine", was a review of Gaye's signature 1970s hits including the socially conscious anthems "What's Going On" and "Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)", erotically-focused material like "Let's Get It On", "I Want You" and "After the Dance", his bluesy and funky autobiographical "Trouble Man" and the famed live version of his quiet storm classic, "Distant Lover". The album has received a Gold as well as a Platinum Certification by the RIAA in 1993.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Let's Get It On" (4:02)
  2. "I Want You" (3:58)
  3. "How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)" (2:59)
  4. "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" (3:17)
  5. "Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)" (3:15)
  6. "What's Going On" (3:53)
  7. "After the Dance" (3:30)
  8. "Can I Get a Witness" (2:50)
  9. "Trouble Man" (3:51)
  10. "Distant Lover (live)" (5:59)

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