Motown Legend Marvin Gaye Shot and Killed by His Father

Photo by Jam Base

Motown pioneer Marvin Gaye was one of the most influential R&B artists of all time. He has inspired generations of musicians and fans alike with his soulful, socially conscious brilliance.

But his life was nowhere near as smooth as his unforgettable voice. It ended abruptly on April 1, 1984, one day short of his 45th birthday, during an altercation with his lifelong…

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Kathy Copeland Padden

Kathy Copeland Padden

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