The Isolated Vocals of Marvin Gaye’s “I Heard it Through the Grapevine”
Marvin Gaye (April 2, 1939 – April 1, 1984) was an American singer, songwriter, and record producer that helped shape the sound of Motown in the 1960s. Gaye’s recording of “I Heard it Through the Grapevine” is an acclaimed soul classic.
In 2004, it was placed 81 on the Rolling Stone list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. On the commemorative fortieth anniversary of the Billboard Hot 100 issue of Billboard magazine in June 2008, Marvin Gaye’s “Grapevine” was ranked sixty-fifth. It was also inducted to the Grammy Hall of Fame for “historical, artistic and significant” value.
In this isolated vocal track of the song you can get an appreciation for Gaye’s incredible and soulful voice.
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