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Marvin Gaye was an American singer, songwriter and record producer. He helped to shape the sound of Motown in the 1960s, first as an in-house session player and later as a solo artist with a string of hits, including "Ain't That Peculiar", "How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)" and "I Heard It Through the Grapevine". Gaye's final album, Midnight Love, was released in 1982. Gaye was born Marvin Pentz Gay Jr. on April 2, 1939, in Washington, D.C., to church minister Marvin Gay Sr. and domestic worker Alberta Gay. His first home was in a public housing project, the Fairfax Apartments at 1617 1st Street SW in the Southwest Waterfront neighborhood. Although Gaye started out singing in doo-wop and rhythm and blues groups he became a central figure in the Motown sound of the 1960s. He achieved his first major hit with "Stubborn Kind of Fellow" (1962) before his career was interrupted by a two-year stint in the US Army. After being discharged from the army, Gaye recorded the song "Hitch Hike" which turned into a minor hit. He followed that with chart success among other Motown artists like The Miracles, The Temptations, and Martha & The Vandellas. His duet recordings with Mary Wells, Kim Weston, and Tammi Terrell turned into some of his most successful work. "Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing", "Your Precious Love", "Ain't No Mountain High Enough", and "You're All I Need to Get By" were all number-one hits on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. In 1971, Gaye released What's Going On, an album that is widely considered one of the greatest ever recorded. The concept album was a song cycle about life, love, and social issues facing African Americans at the time. It included the title track, which was a hit single, as well as "Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)" and "Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)". What's Going On was ranked number six on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. Gaye's album I Want You (1976) was an important work in his post-What's Going On period and is noted for its sexual themes. The title track, which has a disco influence, became one of Gaye's biggest hits. "Got to Give It Up" (1977) was another big hit from the album, reaching number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. In 1982, Gaye released Midnight Love, which features the song "Sexual Healing", one of his most successful singles. The album received three Grammy Awards, including Best Male R&B Vocal Performance for "Sexual Healing". Gaye's final album, You're the Man, was released in March 2019, on the 40th anniversary of his death. The album was intended to be Gaye's follow-up to What's Going On and was recorded in 1972–1973. It features the song "You're the Man", which was supposed to be the lead single for the album but was never released. Gaye died on April 1, 1984, at the age of 44, from a gunshot wound to the chest inflicted by his father. His death was ruled a homicide, and his father pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter. Gaye's funeral was held at Washington National Cathedral on April 10, 1984. He was buried in Inglewood Park Cemetery in Inglewood, California. Gaye is remembered as one of the greatest soul musicians of all time. He was posthumously inducted into the Rhythm and Blues Music Hall of Fame in 2013, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987. In 2004, Rolling Stone ranked Gaye at number 18 on their list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.

Stubborn Kind of Fellow - Marvin Gaye | Song Album Cover Artwork

Stubborn Kind of Fellow

2 movies
0 episodes

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A Most Violent Year

A Most Violent Year2014

Opening scene; Abel Morales is jogging through the streets of New York.

6.6K

Zodiac

Zodiac2007

During the video of the high-rise building getting built in high speed.

4K

Black Lightning

Black Lightning • s2e1 • The Book of Consequences: Chapter One: Rise of the Green Light Babies2018

Issa sits outside on a pile of pallets; Lynn leaves the warehouse containing the pods; Annisa repacks the money she stole; Jennifer floats in her sleep while surrounded by lightning; Tobias harpoons Kara in the stomach, then she jumps out a window.

2.3K

Got To Give It Up - Marvin Gaye | Song Album Cover Artwork

Got To Give It Up

8 movies
6 episodes

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Boogie Nights

Boogie Nights1997

Dirk shows off his new material belongings to Amber by describing his couches, floors, walls and his car.

6.9K

Mad Money

Mad Money2008

Plays over a montage of the team spending their ill-gotten gains.

4K

Paul

Paul2011

Second song as they cook the BBQ. Paul starts dancing to it.

13K

Charlie's Angels

Charlie's Angels2000

Dylan gets cornered by Vivian and Eric. He shoots her out of the window

22K

Scrubs

Scrubs • s9e11 • Our Dear Leaders2001

Turk walks into the hospital; Turk finds someone else in his parking spot.

67

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After the Dance - Marvin Gaye | Song Album Cover Artwork

After the Dance

0 movies
2 episodes

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Six Feet Under

Six Feet Under • s4e5 • That's My Dog2001

Mr. & Mrs. Thorton make love in their hot tub.

198

'T' Plays It Cool - Marvin Gaye | Song Album Cover Artwork

'T' Plays It Cool

1 movies
0 episodes

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Cleo's Apartment - Marvin Gaye | Song Album Cover Artwork

Cleo's Apartment

1 movies
0 episodes

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Trouble Man - Marvin Gaye | Song Album Cover Artwork

Trouble Man

5 movies
3 episodes

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Four Brothers

Four Brothers2005

Bobby Mercer returning home for his mother’s funeral

16K

Fighting

Fighting2009

Harvey picks up the gambling money from the investors.

5K

Se7en

Se7en1995

William Somerset introduces himself to David Mill's wife Tracy at their house.

8K

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Captain America: The Winter Soldier2014

song in the last scene, sang on stage by 4 member

6.3K

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BMF

BMF • s3e3 • Sanctuary2021

Meech plays his father a vinyl with this song.

269

I Got To Get To California - Marvin Gaye | Song Album Cover Artwork

I Got To Get To California

1 movies
0 episodes

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Reggie

Reggie2023

Rollie is discussing how Reggie started the trend of wearing a beard and mustache.

5

Dream of a Lifetime - Marvin Gaye | Song Album Cover Artwork

Dream of a Lifetime

0 movies
1 episodes

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Chained - Marvin Gaye | Song Album Cover Artwork

Chained

0 movies
1 episodes

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The Wonder Years

The Wonder Years • s2e1 • One Small Step2021

Marvin Gaye enters the recording studio.

3

What's Going On - Marvin Gaye | Song Album Cover Artwork

What's Going On

5 movies
2 episodes

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Jerry Maguire

Jerry Maguire1996

The song that Rod sings at Jerry and Dorothy’s wedding

2.9K

Ocean's Twelve

Ocean's Twelve2004

Frank is interrupted by Benedict as his feet is massaged.

7.4K

The Girl Next Door

The Girl Next Door2004

Montage after Matthew decides to go through with the education tape. Danielle's friends arrive at the airport.

12K

Flight

Flight2012

Nicole and Whip drink back at his house, this song plays on his stereo.

12K

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Found

Found • s1e4 • Missing While a Pawn2023

At Zeke's house, Gabi sings this song with her friends.

24

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Bridget Jones's Baby

Bridget Jones's Baby2016

When Bridget tries to trick Mark and Jack into thinking the baby is theirs.

6K

The Big Chill

The Big Chill1983

Sarah begins crying, opening scenes begin, main characters are shown through a series of different shots

3.3K

Remember the Titans

Remember the Titans2000

At the beginning of the film when Coach Boone and his family are moving into their new house.

3.9K

Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty

Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty • s2e2 • The Magic Is Back2022

Magic Johnson air balls the shot at the buzzer as the Lakers lose Game 3 vs. Houston in the first round of the 1981 NBA Playoffs & episode end credits

2

Pride and Joy - Marvin Gaye | Song Album Cover Artwork

Pride and Joy

2 movies
0 episodes

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You're a Wonderful One - Marvin Gaye | Song Album Cover Artwork

You're a Wonderful One

1 movies
0 episodes

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Ain't That Peculiar

1 movies
1 episodes

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Scandal

Scandal • s7e18 • Over A Cliff2012

Montage as everyone testify against the senate to expose B613, Jake annd Cyrus.

674

Wholy Holy - Marvin Gaye | Song Album Cover Artwork

Wholy Holy

0 movies
1 episodes

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I'm Yours, You're Mine - Marvin Gaye | Song Album Cover Artwork

I'm Yours, You're Mine

1 movies
0 episodes

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I Want You - Marvin Gaye | Song Album Cover Artwork

I Want You

1 movies
2 episodes

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Broken Flowers

Broken Flowers2005

Don is drinking wine while sitting at his home.

13

What's Happening Brother - Marvin Gaye | Song Album Cover Artwork

What's Happening Brother

1 movies
0 episodes

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Say When - Marvin Gaye | Song Album Cover Artwork

Say When

1 movies
0 episodes

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Sexual Healing - Marvin Gaye | Song Album Cover Artwork

Sexual Healing

2 movies
8 episodes

ABOUT

Sexual Healing is a song recorded by Marvin Gaye on his 1982 album, Midnight Love. The song was written by Gaye and produced by the singer himself. He wrote it while staying in a resort town in Belgian for 18 months while recovering from his drug pro...more

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Transformers

Transformers2007

Bumblebee plays it on his radio after Sam picks up Mikaela. The car drives over to a romantic view on the hill.

16K

Angel

Angel • s2e1 • Judgment1999

Sung by Mordar the Bentback.

78

Greek

Greek • s3e8 • Fight The Power2007

Performed as Ashleigh's deal with the Gamma Sigs is revealed; Evan punches Trip.

41

One More Heartache - Marvin Gaye | Song Album Cover Artwork

One More Heartache

0 movies
1 episodes

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9-1-1

9-1-1 • s5e13 • Fear-O-Phobia2018

Jonah and Lucy discuss Chimney's return to the station, what it means for them and what they think of him; Bobby and Hen call Chimney out for continually checking in on Maddie.

184

Got To Give It Up - Pt. 1 - Marvin Gaye | Song Album Cover Artwork

Got To Give It Up - Pt. 1

0 movies
1 episodes

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Let's Get It On - Marvin Gaye | Song Album Cover Artwork

Let's Get It On

18 movies
16 episodes

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The Change-Up

The Change-Up2011

Dave and Sabrina get undressed and start making out.

3.5K

Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason

Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason2004

Plays at Bridget's parents wedding as she narrates her year-end summary.

1.1K

Scoob!

Scoob!2020

Freddy falls in love with a female officer after getting pulled over

2.6K

Onward

Onward2020

Ringtone on Laurel's cellphone

2.7K

The Bounty Hunter

The Bounty Hunter2010

When Milo and Nicole are on phone with their respective buddies; in the honeymoon suite

2.9K

Kings of Mulberry Street: Let Love Reign

Kings of Mulberry Street: Let Love Reign2023

Henry starts doing playback on this song at a girl’s birthday party.

2

Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo

Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo1999

Deuce satisfies Tina by giving her a foot massage.

1.9K

Marmaduke

Marmaduke2010

Marmaduke takes Jezebel to the abandoned car lot. They have a picnic together as this song plays from a car radio.

2K

Bridget Jones's Baby

Bridget Jones's Baby2016

During the post-christening party

6.9K

Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me

Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me1999

Dr. Evil drinks Austins mojo, Frau and Dr. Evil lock eyes and become intimate

1.4K

House M.D.

House M.D. • s4e11 • Frozen2004

House observes Cate's lymph node check.

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The Sopranos

The Sopranos • s5e1 • Two Tonys1999

In Atlantic City, in the bar area, Tony tells Silvio why his mood is gloomy.

22

9-1-1

9-1-1 • s5e9 • Past is Prologue2018

May arrives home in search of mail after moving out to find Athena and Bobby testing their sexual freedom in an romance interlude to reconnect.

237

Rookie Blue

Rookie Blue • s2e13 • God's Good Grace2010

Traci & Gail sing as Andy gets a phone call from Sam.

176

Limitless

Limitless • s1e1 • Pilot2015

Flashback to Brian handcuffed to a bed while watching a YouTube video about lock picking.

1.5K

The Flash

The Flash • s1e4 • Going Rogue2014

Eddie changes to radio to a different station.

1.4K

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9-1-1

9-1-1 • s5e18 • Starting Over2018

Amari tells an amnesic Cole about their past together; Montage of events on Amari and Cole's life from their first keeping to the car crash together that caused Cole's amnesia.

252

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