Great 7″ singles/sleeves/vinyl
30 October 1968
The late great soul giant MARVIN GAYE scored his first number one in the US on this day in 1968 with his 24 carat classic I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE (more than 287 million streams on Spotify).
The song was written by Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong. It was first recorded by soul group The Miracles without success. It was Gaye who made it world famous, as we know it.
MARVIN GAYE: Bio – Discography