Marvin Gaye discography

Marvin Gaye discography
Marvin Gaye discography
Releases
Studio albums 25
Live albums 4
Compilation albums 24
Singles 82
Video albums 3
Music videos 2
Soundtracks 1
Tribute and cover albums 2

This is a listing of all of the singles and albums released by the American musician, Marvin Gaye. Forty-one of his singles reached the Billboard Top 40 in the US; eighteen reached the Billboard Top 10 and three of them reached #1.

Contents

Albums

Studio albums

Year Title Peak chart positions Label
US US R&B UK[1]
1961 The Soulful Moods of Marvin Gaye Tamla
1962 That Stubborn Kinda Fellow Tamla
1964 When I'm Alone I Cry Tamla
Hello Broadway Tamla
1965 How Sweet It Is to Be Loved by You 128 4 Tamla
A Tribute to the Great Nat "King" Cole Tamla
1966 Moods of Marvin Gaye 118 8 Tamla
1968 I Heard It Through the Grapevine 63 2 Tamla
1969 M.P.G. 40 1 Tamla
1970 That's the Way Love Is 189 17 Tamla
1971 What's Going On 6 1 56* Tamla
1972 Trouble Man 14 3 Tamla
1973 Let's Get It On 2 1 39 Tamla
1976 I Want You 4 1 22 Tamla
1978 Here, My Dear 26 4 Tamla
1981 In Our Lifetime 32 6 48 Tamla
1982 Midnight Love 7 1 10 Columbia
1985 Dream of a Lifetime (posthumous) 41 8 46 Columbia
Romantically Yours (posthumous) Columbia
1997 Vulnerable (posthumous) Motown
"—" denotes releases that did not chart
  • * The album charted in the UK in 1996.

Duet albums

Year Title Peak chart positions Label
US US R&B UK[1]
1964 Together (with Mary Wells) 42 Motown
1966 Take Two (with Kim Weston) Tamla
1967 United (with Tammi Terrell) 69 7 Tamla
1968 You're All I Need (with Tammi Terrell) 60 4 Tamla
1969 Easy (with Tammi Terrell) 184 Tamla
1973 Diana & Marvin (with Diana Ross) 26 7 6 Motown
1980 Motown Superstar Series (with Tammi Terrell) Motown
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Live albums

Year Title Peak chart positions Label
US US R&B UK[1]
1963 Marvin Gaye Recorded Live on Stage Tamla
1974 Marvin Gaye Live! 8 1 Tamla
1977 Live at the London Palladium 3 1 Tamla
2005 Marvin Gaye at the Copa Hip-O Select
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Compilation albums

Year Title Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales threshold)
US US R&B UK[1]
1964 Greatest Hits 72
1967 Greatest Hits, Vol. 2 178 19 40
1969 Marvin Gaye and His Girls 183 16
1970 Super Hits 117 19
Greatest Hits 171 17 60
1974 Anthology (version one) 61 10
1976 Marvin Gaye's Greatest Hits 44 17 US: Platinum
1983 Every Great Motown Hit of Marvin Gaye 80 13 US: Platinum
1984 Anthology (version two)
1986 Motown Remembers Marvin Gaye: Never Before Released Masters 193 48
1988 A Musical Testament: 1964-1984 69
18 Greatest Hits
1990 The Marvin Gaye Collection 67
1994 The Norman Whitfield Sessions
Love Starved Heart: Rare and Unreleased
1995 Anthology (version three)
The Master: 1961/1984 (box set)
1999 Love Starved Heart (Expanded Edition)
2000 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Marvin Gaye, Vol. 1 - the 1960s
2001 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Marvin Gaye, Vol. 2 - the 1970s
20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
The Complete Duets (with Tammi Terrell)
Love Songs: Greatest Duets
2002 Love Songs: Bedroom Ballads
The Very Best of Marvin Gaye (re-released in 2005 as Marvin Gaye: Gold) 167 85
2005 Marvin Gaye: Gold (re-released title of above album) 95
2008 Playlist Your Way 77
2010 Icon
"—" denotes releases that did not chart


Re-release albums

Year Title Label
1998 Midnight Love and the Sexual Healing Sessions Legacy
2001 What's Going On (Deluxe Edition) Universal
Let's Get It On (Deluxe Edition) Universal
2003 I Want You (Deluxe Edition) Universal
2007 In Our Lifetime (Expanded Love Man Deluxe Edition) Hip-O Select
Midnight Love: The 25th Anniversary Legacy Edition Legacy
2008 Here, My Dear (Expanded Edition) Universal/Hip-O Select

Singles

The Marquees
  • 1957: "Baby You're the Only One"
  • 1958: "Wyatt Earp"
The Moonglows
  • 1958: "Twelve Months of the Year"
  • 1959: "Mama Loocie"
  • 1959: "Blue Skies"
  • 1959: "Beatnik"
Year Title Peak chart positions Label
US US R&B UK[1]
1961 "Let Your Conscience Be Your Guide" Tamla
1962 "Sandman" Tamla
"Soldier's Plea" Tamla
"Stubborn Kind of Fellow" 46 8 Tamla
"Hitch Hike" 30 12 Tamla
1963 "Pride and Joy" 10 2 Tamla
"Can I Get a Witness" 22 3* Tamla
"I'm Crazy 'Bout My Baby" 77 Tamla
1964 "You're a Wonderful One" 15 3* Tamla
"Once Upon a Time" (with Mary Wells) 19 3* 50 Motown
"What's the Matter with You Baby" (with Mary Wells) 17 2* Motown
"Try It Baby" 15 6* Tamla
"Baby Don't You Do It" 27 14* Tamla
"What Good Am I Without You" (with Kim Weston) 61 28* Tamla
"How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You)" 6 3 49 Tamla
1965 "I'll Be Doggone" 8 1 Tamla
"Pretty Little Baby" 25 16 Tamla
"Ain't That Peculiar" 8 1 Tamla
1966 "One More Heartache" 29 4 Tamla
"Take This Heart of Mine" 44 16 Tamla
"Little Darling (I Need You)" 47 10 50 Tamla
"It Takes Two" (with Kim Weston) 14 4 16 Tamla
1967 "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" (with Tammi Terrell) 19 3 Tamla
"Your Unchanging Love" 33 7 Tamla
"Your Precious Love" (with Tammi Terrell) 5 2 Tamla
"You" 34 7 Tamla
"If I Could Build My Whole World Around You" (with Tammi Terrell) 10 2 41 Tamla
1968 "If This World Were Mine" (with Tammi Terrell) 68 27 Tamla
"Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing" (with Tammi Terrell) 8 1 34 Tamla
"You're All I Need to Get By" (with Tammi Terrell) 7 1 19 Tamla
"Chained" 32 8 Tamla
"Keep On Lovin' Me Honey" (with Tammi Terrell) 24 11 Tamla
"You Ain't Livin' till You're Lovin'" (with Tammi Terrell) 21 Tamla
"His Eye Is on the Sparrow" Motown
"I Heard It Through the Grapevine" 1 1 1 Tamla
1969 "Good Lovin' Ain't Easy to Come By" (with Tammi Terrell) 30 11 26 Tamla
"Too Busy Thinking About My Baby" 4 1 5 Tamla
"That's the Way Love Is" 7 2 Tamla
"Abraham, Martin and John" 9 Tamla
"What You Gave Me" (with Tammi Terrell) 49 6 Tamla
"How Can I Forget" 41 18 Tamla
1970 "Gonna Give Her All the Love I've Got" 67 26 Tamla
"The Onion Song" (with Tammi Terrell) 50 18 9 Tamla
"California Soul" (with Tammi Terrell) 56 Tamla
"The End of Our Road" 40 7 Tamla
1971 "What's Going On" 2 1 Tamla
"Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)" 4 1 Tamla
"Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)" 9 1 Tamla
"Save the Children" 41 Tamla
1972 "You're the Man" 50 7 Tamla
"Trouble Man" 7 4 Tamla
"I Want to Come Home for Christmas" Tamla
1973 "Let's Get It On" 1 1 31 Tamla
"You're a Special Part of Me" (with Diana Ross) 12 4 Motown
"Stop, Look, Listen (To Your Heart)" (with Diana Ross) 25 Motown
"Come Get to This" 21 3 Tamla
1974 "You Sure Love to Ball" 50 13 Tamla
"My Mistake (Was to Love You)" (with Diana Ross) 19 15 Motown
"Don't Knock My Love" (with Diana Ross) 46 25 Motown
"You Are Everything" (with Diana Ross) 5 Motown
"Distant Lover (Live)" 28 12 Tamla
1976 "I Want You" 15 1 Tamla
"After the Dance" 74 14 Tamla
1977 "Got to Give It Up" 1 1 7 Tamla
1978 "Pops, We Love You" (with Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder & Smokey Robinson) 59 26 66 Motown
1979 "A Funky Space Reincarnation" 106 23 Tamla
"Anger" (Canadian release) Tamla
"Ego Tripping Out" 17 Tamla
1981 "Praise" 101 18 Tamla
"Heavy Love Affair" 61 Tamla
1982 "Sexual Healing" 3 1 4 Columbia
1983 "My Love Is Waiting" 34 Columbia
"'Til Tomorrow" 78 Columbia
"Joy" 31 Columbia
1985 "Sanctified Lady"1 101 2 51
"It's Madness"1 55
"Just Like"1
1986 "The World Is Rated X"1
1991 "My Last Chance"1 16
1994 "Lucky, Lucky Me"1 67
2001 "Music"1 (with Erick Sermon) 21 2 36
2005 "Let's Get It On (The M.P.G. Groove Mix)"1 94
"—" denotes releases that did not chart
  • * November 1963 to January 1965 R&B Singles chart positions come from Cash Box.
  • 1 All singles after 1984 were posthumous releases.

Videography

Video albums

Year Title Format
2003 Marvin Gaye: Live in Montreux 1980 DVD
2006 The Real Thing: In Performance (1964–1981) DVD
2006 What's Going On DVD

Music videos

Year Title
1979 "A Funky Space Reincarnation"
1982 "Sexual Healing"


Other appearances

Year Song Album
1994 "Sexual Healing" (live version) Grammy's Greatest Moments Volume I[2]

References

  1. ^ a b c d e Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 223. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  2. ^ "Grammy's Greatest Moments, Volume 1: Various Artists". Amazon.com. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000002IXZ/. Retrieved 2011-11-21. 

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