What's Going On (Marvin Gaye song). Redirected from What's Going On (remix album)). What's Going On" is a song by American recording artist Marvin Gaye, released in 1971 on the Motown subsidiary Tamla. Originally inspired by a police brutality incident witnessed by Renaldo "Obie" Benson, the song was composed by Benson, Al Cleveland and Gaye and produced by Gaye himself. The song marked Gaye's departure from the Motown Sound towards more personal material.
True Colors is the second album by American pop singer Cyndi Lauper, released on September 15, 1986. The album produced several hits as "True Colors", "Change of Heart", and "What's Going On" reached the top twenty of the Billboard Hot 100, with the first two becoming top 5 hits. The album earned Lauper several awards and accolades, including two nominations at the 29th Annual Grammy Awards
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What's Going On is not only Marvin Gaye's masterpiece, it's the most important and passionate record to come out of soul music, delivered by one of its finest voices, a man finally free to speak his mind and so move from R&B sex symbol to true recording artist.
The What's Going On album takes on many issues, including the environment ("Mercy Mercy Me") and poverty ("Inner City Blues"). It was the first album Gaye released that sold a lot of copies. Until then, like most Motown artists, he had lots of hit singles but album sales were secondary. According to the book Mercy, Mercy Me: The Art, Loves & Demons of Marvin Gaye, Motown head Berry Gordy initially refused to release this song, calling it the "worst record I ever heard in my life. Cyndi Lauper scored a hit with this song when she recorded it in 1986 for her album True Colors. Her version went to in the US. A possibly apocryphal story has circulated that in-house Motown studio musician James Jamerson, who is regarded as one of the greatest bass players ever, recorded his part for this song while lying flat on his back as he was too intoxicated to stand upright.
In 1987 the Brazil song in the charts was What's Going On by Cyndi Lauper. What's Going On by Cyndi Lauper. 85. ▼ Select Rank Below 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 #.
What's Going On. 3:51. Time After Time - The Best of Cyndi Lauper.
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|A||What's Going On
Mixed By – Alex Sadkin, Philip Thornalley*Producer [Additional] – Shep PettiboneWritten-By – A. Cleveland*, M. Gaye*, R. Benson*
|B||One Track Mind
Written-By – C. Lauper*, J. Bova*, J. Bralower*, L. Petze*
- Manufactured By – OctoArts International, Inc.
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – CBS Inc.
- Executive-Producer – David Wolff
- Producer – Cyndi Lauper, Lennie Petze
NotesIn Album: "True Colors".
Record is housed in generic plastic sleeve.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (Label Side A): POS-20514-A
- Matrix / Runout (Label Side B): POS-20514-B
- Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A, Hand-Etched): POS-20154-A-TERRY
- Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B, Hand-Etched): POS-20514-B-TERRY
|4R9 06740||Cyndi Lauper||What's Going On (12")||Portrait||4R9 06740||US||1987|
|ARI 2033||Cyndi Lauper||What's Going On (7", S/Sided, Promo)||Portrait||ARI 2033||Spain||1987|
|CYN T 1||Cyndi Lauper||What's Going On (12", Maxi)||Portrait||CYN T 1||UK||1987|
|CYN D1||Cyndi Lauper||What's Going On/Change Of Heart (2x7", Ltd, dou)||Portrait||CYN D1||UK||1987|
|PRT 650447 6||Cyndi Lauper||What's Going On (12", Maxi)||Portrait||PRT 650447 6||Spain||1986|