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Marvin Gaye

I Heard It Through The Grapevine

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“I Heard It Through the Grapevine” is a landmark song in the history of Motown Records. Written by Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong in 1966, the single was first recorded by Smokey Robinson & the Miracles. Released on September 25, 1967 as Soul 35039 by Gladys Knight & the Pips who recorded the third version of the song, it has since become a signature song for singer Marvin Gaye, who recorded his version of the song prior to the Pips’ but released it after theirs on October 30, 1968 as Tamla 54176. Creedence Clearwater Revival released their version of the song in 1970. Gaye’s version has since become a landmark in pop music. In 2004, it ranked No.80 on Rolling Stone’s list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. On the commemorative 50th Anniversary of the Billboard Hot... Read on...

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This song is listed #80 on Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

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More songs by Marvin Gaye (See Charts): Your Precious Love, This Love Starved Heart Of Mine (It's Killing Me), Take This Heart Of Mine, Little Darling (I Need You), How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You), I'll Be Doggone, Let's Get It On, Got To Give It Up, I Want You, and Come Get To This.

Popular in Soul (See Charts): On The Line, Music And Me, Fall Again, I'll Be There, It's A Man's Man's World, Stand By Me, I Got You (I Feel Good), (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay, Upside Down, and Isn't She Lovely.

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JERRY YOUNG wrote on January, 2nd 2015 at 6:12am:
I LIKE THIS SONG WHEN I WAS A KID STILL LIKE TODAY


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