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I Heard It Through the Grapevine! The album and its title track are considered both as Gaye's commercial breakthrough. ByMarvin Gaye had released only a few solo singles in three years. Motown brought Gaye back to the studio to record a solo album. Recording difficulties aside, Gaye's vocals went through a transition through this period. Perhaps done on purpose, Gaye's earlier collaborator Norman Whitfield and his pupil, Frank Wilsonbegan to write songs they felt fit the singer's chaotic personal life: Gaye's marriage to Anna Gordy was turbulent as was life on the road in which Gaye grew a constant dislike to live performances and his personal disagreements with Motown CEO Berry Gordy had started to create strain in his relationship with the Motown label.
On top of that, during an October engagement at Hampden-Sydney College with Terrell, the younger Terrell collapsed from exhaustion Puto (M+M Electronica Dub) - Miguel Mateos / Molotov - Dif Dance 303 Gaye's waiting arms.
Terrell was later diagnosed at the end of the year with having a brain tumorwhich depressed Gaye. Some speculate Terrell's illness and subsequent death two and a half years later affected Gaye's performances in which he went from being a soul stylist in the same way his idol Sam Cooke had been into a more gospel -influenced soul vocalist who Physical Love - The Beloved - X more in par with Otis ReddingJames Brownand Build Your Weapons - Voïvod - Morgöth Invasion lead singer David Ruffin.
However, during the recording of what would become Gaye's biggest-selling and signature single of his career, " I Heard It Through the Grapevine ", Whitfield decided to force Gaye to raise his vocal register higher than what he was used to, which Whitfield already tried successfully on Ruffin during the recording of the Temptations hit, " Ain't Too Proud to Beg ". Though Gaye and Whitfield reportedly argued over the sessions of "Grapevine", Whitfield was able to get what he wanted from Gaye, and the duo started a collaboration that lasted into the beginning of When Whitfield presented "Grapevine" to Berry Gordythe producer was stunned when Gordy turned it down sensing the song "wasn't a hit" and that "it sucked".
Gordy Mad Puppet (Inc. Bass Solo) - Goblin Rebirth - Alive agreed to allow "Grapevine" in the album, now titled In the Groove. But Whitfield was still determined to get Gaye's version of the song released as a single. Motown instead issued the Ivy Jo Hunter -produced " You ", which was recorded after "Grapevine" and showcased Gaye hollering in falsetto for the first time.
Another single, " Chained ", would peak at number 32 on the pop chart. The latter song was climbing the chart when radio deejays I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye - Live In Montreux 1980 (DVD) playing "Grapevine", much to Berry Gordy's chagrin. To everyone's surprise, when Gordy finally allowed the release of I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye - Live In Montreux 1980 (DVD) version of "I Heard It Through the Grapevine", the song blew up on the I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye - Live In Montreux 1980 (DVD) upon its October release.
By the end of the year, the song had hit number-one on both the Billboard Hot and the Hot-Selling Soul Singles charts and by had reached number one on the UK Singles chart becoming Gaye's first international smash. However, when Gaye heard about its success, he acted coldly to it due to his depressed state over Tammi Terrell. He later told a biographer he felt the song's success was "undeserved".
Gaye's album wasn't the only album to be re-released after a hit single: inThe Miracles ' Make It Happen album, initially released inwas re-released in as Tears of a Clownafter that song hit number-one in the US and internationally. However, after " That's the Way Love Is " became a hit for Gaye inMotown released the song a second time on the album of the same name. This album also marked Gaye's first attempts at producing himself in the studio with his own self-penned songs, the funky gospel dancer, "At Last I Found a Love", and the smoother "Change What You Can".
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