marvin gaye
i got to get to california
American singer-songwriter and musician with a three-octave vocal range (born April 2, 1939 in Washington, D.C. - † April 1, 1984 in Los Angeles, CA,), inducted into Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 1987 (Performer). Starting as a member of the The Moonglows in the late fifties, he ventured into a solo career after the group disbanded in 1960 signing with the subsidiary of .
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Marvin Pentz Gay, Jr. (2 April 1939 - 1 April 1984) was an American soul and rnb singer, songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist, known as "The Prince of Soul", or "The Prince of Motown." Originally a member of the doo-wop group The Moonglows, he pursued a solo career after the group disbanded and released many successful solo hits including "I Heard It Through the Grapevine", "Let's Get It On" and "What's Going On". His best albums are still held in extremely high regard, and he is often cited as one of the finest singers of his era.
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