Marvin Gaye's 'Let's Get It On' | For The Record

Seductive, elegant and successful, this landmark expanded the range of the soul-music genre and raised the singer, songwriter and composer to iconic status.

In 1973, the Marvin Gaye album Let's Get It On brought new dimensions to R&B soul music, expanding the genre's boundaries musically as well as delivering a sexual-liberation message that gelled with the youth "love-in" philosophy in full force at the time. Revisit how the intimate, slow seductiveness of Let's Get It On was embraced by America as a message that felt just right.


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