Chart Position: 3

  • Written by Marvin Gaye
  • Produced by Harvey Fuqua
  • This is Marvin Gaye’s last hit single
  • Won best R&B performance-male Grammy award
  • #231 on Rolling Stone magazines list of 500 greatest songs
  • Marvin Gaye died by a single gunshot wound in Mar 1984
  • Gaye’s father was charged with manslaughter in his son’s death but only received probation as punishment

 

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