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  • Published: New York : Basic Civitas Books, c2004.
  • Year Published: 2004
  • Description: xiv, 290 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 046501769X :

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Mercy, mercy me : the art, loves and demons of Marvin Gaye

by Dyson, Michael Eric.

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Call number: Black Studies 780.92 Ga, 921 Gaye, Marvin

Available Copies: Downtown 2nd Fl., Pittsfield Adult, West Adult

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"Ain't nothing like the real thing" : Marvin Gaye's meaning -- "What's going on" : Marvin, Motown, and me -- "Stubborn kind of fellow" : the search for a style -- "If this world were mine" : the politics of soul music -- "Somethin' like sanctified" : sexuality and spirituality -- "How sweet it is to be loved by you" : black love and secret romance -- "Come live with me, angel" : eroticism and exodus -- "Father, father, father we don't need to escalate" : Afroedipalism, corporal punishment, and the politics of self-destruction -- "Trouble man" : from the Prince of Motown to the Pied Piper of R&B.

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