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Mercy, Mercy Me The Art, Loves and Demons of Marvin Gaye

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ISBN-10: 0465017703

ISBN-13: 9780465017706

Edition: 2004

Authors: Michael Eric Dyson

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"In this, his most intimate work to date, critic Michael Eric Dyson illuminates Marvin Gaye's stellar achievements and sobering decline, and offers a moving assessment of the enduring legacy of R&B. Combining deft storytelling with provocative analysis, Dyson sheds new light on the collaborative process that created such landmarks albums as What's Goin' On and I Want You. Against the backdrop of the sexual revolution of the 1960s and 1970s, he offers new insights into Gaye's stormy relationships with women, including duet partner Tammi Terrell and wives Anna Gordy and Janis Hunter. Dyson also examines, in the larger context of African-American life, the heartbreaking legacy of family…    
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 1/18/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682