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Marvin Gaye – What's going on?

Marvin Gaye was one of the greatest and more unique voices at Motown. I heard on NPR that Motown arranger David Van De Pitte died recently.  Now, I love music but I can’t tell where one writer’s sound stops and the arranger begins. Van De Pitte was credited with creating some of Motown’s biggest hits. From the Detroit News: David Van De Pitte, the arranger who helped Marvin Gaye take jazz, soul and the rumblings of the counter-culture and turn it into the genius of “What’s Going On,” died on Aug. 9 of cancer. The arranger, composer and music director, a

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