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Marvin Gaye: Cool Soul Genius Wows Albert

Vivien Goldman, Sounds, 9 October 1976

Marvin Gaye: Royal Albert Hall, London

THERE HAS to be a reason for hiring the Albert Hall. It's true that information sometimes gets lost over the Atlantic, but surely everyone knows that, prestige aside, it's an acoustic horror show. But there we have it. Marvin Gaye's first British appearance is a major prestige event.

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