Marvin Gaye

So in the spirit of staying positive, below are ten examples of artistic risks that did pay off.

Yes, We Like Your New Direction: 10 Artistic ‘Left Turns’ That Worked Out

In the spirit of staying positive, below are ten examples of artistic risks that did pay off.

09/25/2014

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Tops Billboard Charts

The film topped the box office charts the week of its release, grossing over $94 million in its first weekend as well.

08/14/2014

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Classic Songs That Gained New Life In 2013

These songs came firing back into our lives through some strange pathways: a fictional chemist, an overzealous Celtics fan, blurry courtroom controversies and a Toyota commercial.

12/11/2013

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JACK’s Inside Track: Lenny & Marvin

What’s Going On? Lenny’s gonna channel his inner Gaye for the silver screen, that’s what!

104.1 JACK-FM–12/03/2012

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Lenny Kravitz To Play Motown Legend Marvin Gaye In Biopic

Lenny Kravitz honed his musical chops during the ’90s by combining rock, soul, R&B and funk on songs like “Are You Gonna Go My Way,” “Fly Away,” “It Ain’t Over ‘Til It’s Over” and “Believe.” More recently, he earned his acting stripes with roles in diverse films including the Oscar-nominated Precious and the adaptation of The Hunger Games. Now, he’s combining both sides of his skill sets to play the role of Marvin Gaye in Julien Temple’s biopic on the iconic soul singer.

11/27/2012

A dozen roses and the ten best soul ballads of the '70's: that's Valentine's Day (GUILLERMO LEGARIA/AFP/Getty Images)

Top Ten ’70s Soul Ballads Of All Time

It’s Valentine’s Day! What better time than to name the Top Ten ’70s Soul Ballads of All Time. Make a mix tape, but use it with care.

02/14/2012

JACK’s Inside Track: Don Cornelius

Welcome to the Hippest Trip in America…that’s how Don Cornelius would start each episode of Soul Train on Saturday morning. The Dude was smoooooth….

01/26/2012

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10 Worst Performances Of The National Anthem…Ever

It has to be a singers dream come true to be asked to sing the National Anthem. To their management – it must seem like a great idea. How else would you explain why so […]

07/03/2011

Twelve Songs To Honor Martin Luther King

Today is Martin Luther King Day in the USA. And while we still mourn his passing, we also need to remember that today is a day of celebration as well — a day for reflecting […]

01/17/2011

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