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Marvin Gaye, Kim Weston, Tammi Terrell, Mary Wells: Marvin Gaye and his Girls (Tamla-Motown, mono and stereo TML 11123; 37s 5d)

Richard Green, New Musical Express, 29 November 1969

THE PERSONABLE Mr. Gaye is in top form on this album, which teams him up with Mary Wells, Kim Weston and Tammi Terrell. Marvin has never struck me as being a typical Tamla-Motown artist because the sound doesn't usually identify with that company's unmistakable beat and rhythm. The first and second tracks convinced me that I was right — 'Once Upon A Time' and 'What's The Matter With You Baby' (both with Mary Wells) — then I saw that they are both of 1964 vintage.

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