The Troubled Life Of Motown Legend Marvin Gaye…

Discover the turbulent upbringing of Marvin Gaye, the Motown superstar brutally slain by a member of his own family…

1. A Star Was Born

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Marvin Pentz Gay Jr. was born on April 2, 1939 in Washington, D.C. and was the second of four children of Alberta and Marvin Gay Sr. The Motown legend actually ended up adding an ‘e’ to the end of his last name when he became a professional entertainer.

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