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Mercy, mercy me : the art, loves, and demons of Marvin Gaye

Author: Michael Eric Dyson
Publisher: New York : Basic Civitas Books, ©2004.
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Traces the life of an American icon to reconstruct a portrait of Gaye as a flawed artist, troubled by addiction and prone to domestic abuse, who nevertheless helped define America in the turbulent 1970s.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dyson, Michael Eric.
Mercy, mercy me.
New York : Basic Civitas Books, c2004
(OCoLC)639475530
Named Person: Marvin Gaye; Marvin Gaye; Marvin Gaye; Marvin Gaye
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Eric Dyson
ISBN: 046501769X 9780465017690
OCLC Number: 54372893
Description: xiv, 290 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Ain't nothing like the real thing : Marvin Gaye's meaning --
What's going on : Marvin, Motown and me --
Stubborn kind of fellow : the search for a style --
If this world were mine : the politics of soul music --
Somethin' like sanctified : sexuality and spirituality --
How sweet it is to be loved by you : black love and secret romance --
Come live with me, Angel : eroticism and exodus --
Father, father, father, we don't need to escalate : Afroedipalism, corporal punishment, and the politics of self-destruction --
Troubleman : from the Prince of Motown to the Pied Piper of R & B.
Responsibility: Michael Eric Dyson.
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Traces the life of an American icon to reconstruct a portrait of Gaye as a flawed artist, troubled by addiction and prone to domestic abuse, who nevertheless helped define America in the turbulent 1970s.

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