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VH1 legends. [1996-12-03], Marvin Gaye

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  • ""This biography takes us from his [Marvin Gaye's] days as a crooner in Washington, D.C. to his ascension to one of Motown's brightest stars to 'What's Going On?' and finally his tragic death in Los Angeles. Personal photographs, interview and classical musical performances draw us closer to the legend that was Marvin Gaye."--1996 Peabody Awards entry form. A biography of singer Marvin Gaye (1939-1984) containing color & b&w film & still footage. Begins with his birth on April 2, 1939 in Washington, D.C., growing up in D.C. with an abusive father, quittting high school to join the Air Force."

  • "Television"
  • "Documentaries and factual films and video"
  • "Biographies"
  • "Interviews"

  • "VH1 legends. [1996-12-03], Marvin Gaye"