The Rhythms and the Blues

Saunders, Nicole
June 2004
Essence (Time Inc.);Jun2004, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p40
Interviews Eric Dyson, author of the book "Mercy, Mercy Me: The Art, Loves and Demons of Marvin Gaye," about Black folks, Black culture and the legacy of singer Marvin Gaye. Importance of Gaye in American culture; Opinion on the materialistic and hypersexual theme of the 20th century Black music; Lessons that can be learned from Gaye's life.


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