Marvin Gaye / What's Going On [Tamla / TS-310]

Marvin Gaye / What's Going On [Tamla / TS-310]



マーヴィンゲイの記念碑的傑作であり、ニューソウルの草分けともなった1971年作品。2020年版の米ローリングストーン誌の「歴代最高のアルバム」では、あのビートルズを抑え、第1位に輝いた名盤中の名盤。「What's Going On」「Mercy Mercy Me」「Inner City Blues」等、後世のあらゆるアーティストに多大な影響を与えた本作がこの世に生まれてから30年という月日が流れようとしているが、21世紀においても永遠に語り継がれていくに違いない。

A1 What's Going On
A2 What's Happening Brother
A3 Flyin' High (In The Friendly Sky)
A4 Save The Children
A5 God Is Love
A6 Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)
B1 Right On
B2 Wholy Holy
B3 Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)

Alto Saxophone – Angelo Carlisi
Art Direction – Curtis McNair
Artwork [Graphic Supervision] – Tom Schlesinger
Backing Vocals – Elgie Stover, Lem Barney, Mel Farr, Bobby Rodgers, The Andantes
Baritone Saxophone – Tate Houston
Bass – Bob Babbit*, James Jamerson
Bass [String Bass] – Max Janowsky
Bongos – Earl DeRouen, Eddie Brown
Celesta [Celeste] – Johnny Griffith
Cello – Edward Korkigian, Italo Babini, Thaddeus Markiewicz
Conductor, Arranged By – David Van DePitte
Congas – Earl DeRouen, Eddie Brown
Drums – Chet Forest
Flute – Dayna Hartwick, William Perich
Guitar – Joe Messina, Robert White
Harp – Carole Crosby
Lacquer Cut By – dh
Liner Notes – Marvin Gaye
Percussion – Jack Ashford
Photography By [Front And Rear Cover] – Hendin
Photography By [Inside Montage] – The Gaye And Gordy Family Archives
Piano – Marvin Gaye
Producer – Marvin Gaye
Soloist, Alto Saxophone – Eli Fountain
Soloist, Tenor Saxophone – William "Wild Bill" Moore
Soprano Saxophone – Larry Nozero
Tambourine – Jack Ashford
Tenor Saxophone – George Benson
Trombone – Carl Raetz
Trumpet – John Trudell, Maurice Davis
Vibraphone [Vibes] – Jack Brokensha