Marvin Gaye ‎– What's Going On

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Motown ‎– 440 013 404-2
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Original LP Release (May 21 1971)
1-1 What's Going On
Written-By – Al Cleveland, Marvin Gaye, Renaldo Benson
3:53
1-2 What's Happening Brother
Written-By – James Nyx, Marvin Gaye
2:43
1-3 Flyin' High (In The Friendly Sky)
Written-By – Anna Gordy Gaye, Elgie Stover, Marvin Gaye
3:49
1-4 Save The Children
Written-By – Al Cleveland, Marvin Gaye, Renaldo Benson
4:03
1-5 God Is Love
Written-By – Anna Gordy Gaye, Elgie Stover, James Nyx, Marvin Gaye
1:41
1-6 Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)
Written-By – Marvin Gaye
3:16
1-7 Right On
Written-By – Earl DeRouen, Marvin Gaye
7:32
1-8 Wholy Holy
Written-By – Al Cleveland, Marvin Gaye, Renaldo Benson
3:07
1-9 Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)
Written-By – James Nyx, Marvin Gaye
5:38
Original Detroit Mix (April 5 1971)
1-10 What's Going On
Written-By – Al Cleveland, Marvin Gaye, Renaldo Benson
4:07
1-11 What's Happening Brother
Written-By – James Nyx, Marvin Gaye
2:43
1-12 Flyin' High (In The Friendly Sky)
Written-By – Anna Gordy Gaye, Elgie Stover, Marvin Gaye
3:48
1-13 Save The Children
Written-By – Al Cleveland, Marvin Gaye, Renaldo Benson
4:01
1-14 God Is Love
Written-By – Anna Gordy Gaye, Elgie Stover, James Nyx, Marvin Gaye
1:46
1-15 Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)
Written-By – Marvin Gaye
3:07
1-16 Right On
Written-By – Earl DeRouen, Marvin Gaye
7:31
1-17 Wholy Holy
Written-By – Al Cleveland, Marvin Gaye, Renaldo Benson
3:07
1-18 Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)
Written-By – James Nyx, Marvin Gaye
5:45
The Foundation
1-19 What's Going On (Rhythm And Strings Mix)
Written-By – Al Cleveland, Marvin Gaye, Renaldo Benson
3:50
Live At The Kennedy Center (May 1 1972)
2-1 Sixties Medley: That's The Way Love Is / You / I Heard It Through The Grapevine / Little Darling (I Need You) / You’re All I Need To Get By / Ain’t Nothing Like The Real Thing / Your Precious Love / Pride And Joy / Stubborn Kind Of Fellow
Written-By [Little Darling (I Need You)] – Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier And Edward Holland Jr.*Written-By [Pride And Joy] – Marvin Gaye, Norman Whitfield, William "Mickey" Stevenson*Written-By [Stubborn Kind Of Fellow] – George Gordy, Marvin Gaye, William "Mickey" Stevenson*Written-By [That's The Way Love Is, I Heard It Through The Grapevine] – Norman Whitfield And Barrett Strong*Written-By [You're All I Need To Get By / Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing / Your Precious Love] – Nickolas Ashford And Valerie Simpson*Written-By [You] – Ivy Jo Hunter, Jack Goga*, Jeffrey Bowen
13:23
2-2 Right On
Written-By – Earl DeRouen, Marvin Gaye
7:33
2-3 Wholy Holy
Written-By – Al Cleveland, Marvin Gaye, Renaldo Benson
3:32
2-4 Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)
Written-By – James Nyx, Marvin Gaye
9:06
2-5 What's Going On
Written-By – Al Cleveland, Marvin Gaye, Renaldo Benson
5:42
2-6 What's Happening Brother
Written-By – James Nyx, Marvin Gaye
2:54
2-7 Flyin' High (In The Friendly Sky)
Written-By – Anna Gordy Gaye, Elgie Stover, Marvin Gaye
3:51
2-8 Save The Children
Written-By – Al Cleveland, Marvin Gaye, Renaldo Benson
4:22
2-9 God Is Love
Written-By – Anna Gordy Gaye, Elgie Stover, James Nyx, Marvin Gaye
1:43
2-10 Stage Dialogue 2:34
2-11 Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler) (Reprise)
Written-By – James Nyx, Marvin Gaye
5:12
2-12 What's Going On (Reprise)
Written-By – Al Cleveland, Marvin Gaye, Renaldo Benson
4:07
Original Single Versions
2-13 What's Going On
Written-By – Al Cleveland, Marvin Gaye, Renaldo Benson
3:56
2-14 God Is Love
Written-By – Anna Gordy Gaye, Elgie Stover, James Nyx, Marvin Gaye
2:56
2-15 Sad Tomorrows
Written-By – Delores Wilkinson, Fuller Gordy, Marvin Gaye
2:27
In The Meantime…
2-16 "Head Title" Aka Distant Lover
Written-By – Marvin Gaye, Sandra Greene
4:07

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All sudio performances recorded in Detroit, MI, at Motown's Studio A (Hitsville U.S.A.), Studio B (Golden World) and possibly at United Sound Studios.
Remastered, originally released in 1971.
Comes housed in an elaborate fold-out digipak with new liner notes. Plastic slipcase.

Incl. previously unreleased material:
1-10–1-19, 2-01 to 2-12, 2-16

℗© 2001 Motown Record Company, L.P.
[CD1] Made in USA by UML
[CD2] Made in USA by PMDC

Cat. no. MOTD 3404 appears only on booklet (at the end...)

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 44001 34042 0
  • Barcode (Scanned): 044001340420
  • Other (CD1 cat. no.): 440 013 405-2
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1 (Variant 1)): 440 013 4052 02$ K
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 1 (Variant 2)): 440 013 4052 02$ O
  • Mastering SID Code (CD 1 & 2, (Variant 1 & 2)): IFPI L009
  • Mould SID Code (CD1 (Variant 1)): IFPI 0362
  • Mould SID Code (CD 1 (Variant 2)): IFPI 0382
  • Other (CD2 cat. no.): 440 013 406-2
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2 (Variant 1 & 2)): 440 013 4062 02$ M
  • Mould SID Code (CD2 (Variant 1 & 2)): IFPI 0317

Other Versions (5 of 199) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
TS-310, TS310 Marvin Gaye What's Going On(LP, Album, Gat) Tamla, Tamla TS-310, TS310 US 1971 Sell This Version
12/24024 Marvin Gaye Mercy, Mercy Me(LP, Album, RE) Platinum (2) 12/24024 Germany 1985 Sell This Version
LI-60136 Marvin Gaye What's Going On(LP, Album, RE) Motown LI-60136 Spain 1984 Sell This Version
R28M-1106 Marvin Gaye What's Going On(CD, Album, RE) Motown R28M-1106 Japan 1987 Sell This Version
5300221, 530 022-1 Marvin Gaye What's Going On(LP, Album, RE, Gat) Tamla, Tamla 5300221, 530 022-1 US 2012 Sell This Version

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