Marvin Gaye - What's Going On sheet music

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Marvin Gaye was an American artist, starting his career in the early ’60s.

He was a singer and songwriter, and he is also known for helping Motown shape its sound in the ’60s.

He played keyboards and drums and sang R&B, soul, psychedelic soul, funk, jazz, and progressive soul, and he is also known as the Prince of Motown and Prince of Soul.

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What's Going On is one of Marvin Gaye’s best songs, released in January 1971, as part of his album named the same as the song - What's Going On.

It was released on the Motown subsidiary Tamla, as a soul, R&B, and progressive soul music genre song.

The song is written by Al Cleveland, Renaldo Benson, and Marvin Gaye, with his production, and it was released through Studio B, Motown Centre, and Hitsville USA.

Once released, the free What's Going On piano sheet music topped the Hot Singles chart for five weeks and embraced unexpected success, becoming Marvin Gaye’s second-most successful Motown song until today.

What's Going On was also ranked at number 4 in Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Songs of all Time in 2004 and 2010.

Like many of Gaye’s songs, this one was also inspired by social ill committed in the US - the story behind the song was inspired by a police brutality incident witnessed by Renaldo Benson.

Looking into the song’s composition, What's Going On enchants us through its beautiful saxophone, incredible guitar, drums, tambourine, and bongos.

The style of the song is so charming and it is a wonderful choice for your weekend mornings.

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What's Going On - Marvin Gaye piano tutorial

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