Posts tagged ‘Marvin Gaye’

August 2, 2011

This Day in Music History – Alex Mann on James Jamerson

It was this day in 1983 that Motown bassist and the architect of some of pop music’s most memorable grooves, James Jamerson passed away. Here to tell us what JJ meant to him is Alex Mann, bassist in such musically diverse groups as The Hollows, Medusa, Whippoorwill and Deep Tan & The Frosted Tips.

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April 1, 2011

This Day in Music History

Heartbreaking, but fascinating, our pals at have put together a really nice piece on the tragic shooting death of Marvin Gaye – at the hands of his own father – which happened on this day in 1984. Check it and some of our favorite Marvin videos below.

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