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Let's Get It On

   Artist: Marvin Gaye
Label: Tamla
Orig. Released: 1973
Catalog No.: LPTAML329
Condition: Sealed-Reissue
Format: LP

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Description
"Following the breakthrough success of his socially conscious album What's Going On (1971), the album helped establish Marvin Gaye as a sex icon and furthered his mainstream appeal. It spawned three singles, "Let's Get It On", "Come Get to This", and "You Sure Love to Ball", that each attained Billboard chart success. Let's Get It On became the most commercially successful album of Gaye's recording career, and it further expanded his creative control during his tenure with Motown."

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Track Titles

A1. LET'S GET IT ON
A2. PLEASE DON'T STAY (ONCE YOU GO AWAY)
A3. IF I SHOULD DIE TONIGHT
A4. KEEP GETTIN' IT ON

B1. COME GET TO THIS
B2. DISTANT LOVER
B3. YOU SURE LOVE TO BALL
B4. JUST TO KEEP YOU SATISFIED


 

Liner Notes
I CAN'T SEE ANYTHING WRONG WITH SEX BETWEEN CONSENTING ANYBODIES. I THINK WE MAKE FAR TOO MUCH OF IT. AFTER ALL, ONE'S GENITALS ARE JUST ONE IMPORTANT PART OF THE MAGNIFICENT HUMAN BODY. I HAVE NO ARGUMENT WITH THE ESSENTIAL PART THEY PLAY IN THE REPRODUCTION OF THE SPECIES; HOWEVER, THE REPRODUCTIVE PROCESS HAS BEEN ASSURED BY THE PLEASURE BOTH PARTIES RECEIVE WHEN THEY ENGAGE IN IT. I CONTEND THAT SEX IS SEX AND LOVE IS LOVE. WHEN COMBINED, THEY WORK WELL TOGETHER, IF TWO PEOPLE ARE OF ABOUT THE SAME MIND. BUT, THEY ARE REALLY TWO DISCRETE NEEDS AND SHOULD BE TREATED AS SUCH. TIME AND SPACE WILL NOT PERMIT ME TO EXPOUND FURTHER, ESPECIALLY IN THE AREA OF THE PSYCHE. I DON'T BELIEVE IN OVERLY MORALISTIC PHILOSOPHIES. HAVE YOUR SEX, IT CAN BE VERY EXCITING, IF YOU'RE LUCKY. I HOPE THE MUSIC THAT I PRESENT HERE MAKES YOU LUCKY. "BIRTH AND COPULATION AND DEATH, THAT'S ALL THE FACTS WHEN YOU GET TO BRASS TACKS" T.S. ELIOT AND NOW I'D LIKE TO GIVE MY SINCERE THANKS AND APPRECIATION TO ALL THE MUSICIANS WHO LABORED ON THIS ALBUM IN LOVE AND PURPOSE AND DID NOT TREAT THE MUSICAL COMPOSITIONS ON THIS ALBUM WITH THE ATTITUDE OF THIS BEING JUST ANOTHER GIG. THANK YOU PLAS, THANK YOU C.P., THANK YOU BOBBYE, THANK YOU ERNIE, THANK YOU WAH-WAH, THANK YOU GENE PAGE, THANK YOU DAVE VAN DEPITTE, AND THANK YOU CAL HARRIS, WHO PRACTICALLY PRODUCED THIS THING AND DIDN'T ASK FOR ANYTHING. GREAT! AND THANKS TO ALL YOU WOMEN FOR SWEET INSPIRATION. MARVIN GAYE P.S. THOSE SEX VOICES ON INTRO OF "YOU SURE LOVE TO BALL" ARE MADELINE AND FRED ROSS. P.P.S. THANK YOU ED TOWNSEND.
Musicians
BASS: WELTON FELDER & JAMES JAMERSON (WELTON FELDER APPEARS COURTESY OF THE CRUSADERS AND CHISA RECORDS, INC. BONGOS: EDDIE "BONGO" BROWN & BOBBYE HALL PORTER DRUMS: EDDIE "BONGO" BROWN, PAUL HUMPHRIES & URIEL JONES GUITAR: MELVIN RAGIN (BETTER KNOWN AS "WAH WAH"), LEWIS SHELTON, DAVID T. WALKER, ROBERT WHITE & EDDIE WILLIS(DAVID T. WALKER APPEARS COURTESY OF ODE RECORDS. INC.) MALLETTES: EMIL RICHARDS PIANO: MARVIN GAYE, MARVIN JENKINS & JOE SAMPLE (JOE SAMPLE APPEARS COURTESY OF THE CRUSADERS AND CHISA RECORDS, INC.) VIBES: VICTOR FELDMAN & EMIL RICHARDS SPECIAL TREATMENT: ERNIE WATTS, PLAS JOHNSON, BOBBYE HALL PORTER PHOTOGRAPHY: JIM BRITT PRODUCED BY MARVIN GAYE & ED TOWNSEND
 
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