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“I Heard It Through The Grapevine” by Marvin Gaye

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“I Heard It Through The Grapevine” by Marvin Gaye

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    “I Heard It Through The Grapevine” by Marvin Gaye is an R&B and soul song.

    Song Title: I Heard It Through The Grapevine
    Artist: Marvin Gaye
    Album: In the Groove
    Genre: psychedelic soul, R&B
    Composer: Copyright © Norman Whitfield, Barrett Strong
    Lead Vocals: Marvin Gaye
    Backing Vocals: The Andantes: Jackie Hicks, Marlene Barrow, and Louvain Demps
    Organ: Earl Van Dyke
    Drums: Richard “Pistol” Allen
    String arrangement: Paul Riser
    Other: Instrumentation The Funk Brothers and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra
    Producer: Norman Whitfield
    Recorded: April 10, 1967, Hitsville USA (Studio A) (Detroit, Michigan)
    Released: October 30, 1968
    Label: Tamla T 54176
    Number of listens: 15808
    Current rank: 392 (updated weekly)
    Highest rank: 378 (play the video all the way through to register a vote for this song)


I Heard It Through the Grapevine
by Marvin Gaye

Song Title: I Heard It Through the Grapevine
    Artist: Marvin Gaye
    Album: In The Groove
genre: R&B
release date: November 23, 1968
U.S. peak chart position: 1
U.S. R&B chart position: 1
label: Tamla


song credits

composer/lyricist: Norman Whitfield - Barrett Strong
producer: Norman Whitfield
lead vocals: Marvin Gaye
rhythm section: Funk Brothers
bass: James Jamerson

    Famous bass line by James Jamerson of the Funk Brothers rhythm section.

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    Shaimaa: This is Marvin Gaye’s best song.

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