Marvin Gaye: Behind the Legend

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  • 2002
  • 1 hr 1 min

Marvin Gaye: Behind the Legend is a musical biography that was released straight to DVD in 2002. The film discussed the late great Marvin Gaye and his life before and after the music. Marvin Gaye was known as the Prince of Motown during the early and mid 1960s. After the transition of leaving Detroit to Los Angles in the 1970s, Marvin Gaye's career changed greatly and his personal life begins to spiral. From the drug use and tax issues in the late 1970s, Marvin Gaye lived in Europe for a few years before making his final comeback in 1982 with his Midnight Love album. The album won a Grammy for the hit Sexual Healing and for best male R&B performance. The film shows footage of the singer performing in the NBA All-Star game in 1983, which was his last public appearance. Marvin Gaye: Behind the Legend shows footage and interviews of the late singer and people that knew him well as both a performer and as a person.

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Marvin Gaye: Behind the Legend is a musical biography that was released straight to DVD in 2002. The film discussed the late great Marvin Gaye and his life before and after the music. Marvin Gaye was known as the Prince of Motown during the early and mid 1960s. After the transition of leaving Detroit to Los Angles in the 1970s, Marvin Gaye's career changed greatly and his personal life begins to spiral. From the drug use and tax issues in the late 1970s, Marvin Gaye lived in Europe for a few years before making his final comeback in 1982 with his Midnight Love album. The album won a Grammy for the hit Sexual Healing and for best male R&B performance. The film shows footage of the singer performing in the NBA All-Star game in 1983, which was his last public appearance. Marvin Gaye: Behind the Legend shows footage and interviews of the late singer and people that knew him well as both a performer and as a person.
  • Release Date
    2002
  • Runtime
    1 hr 1 min
  • Language
    English