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Marvin Gaye’s landmark album What’s Going On came out 50 years ago this year. The Grammys honored the album — which was not recognized by the Recording Academy at the time it was released — with a performance of “Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)” that opened the award show’s Premiere Ceremony.
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Jazz singer channels the great Luther Vandross on new ‘All Rise’ cut For more, check out: RollingStone.com (Source)
Virtuosic vocalist channels Luther Vandross, Chaka Khan, and Jeff Buckley on her new full-length, due August 28 For more, check out: RollingStone.com (Source)