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Marvin Gaye: Radio City Music Hall, New York

Richard Grabel, New Musical Express, 4 June 1983

THERE IS a video tape circulating around Black Rock (CBS corporate headquarters) that is a five-minute demonstration of Marvin Gaye's pure genius. It records a recent occasion on which Gaye sang the American National Anthem, 'The Star-Spangled Banner', at the opening of a major basketball play-off game.

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