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40 Facts About Marvin Gaye's Iconic Hit, "Got To Give It Up" in Celebration of its 40th Anniversary!

In celebration of the 40th Anniversary of Marvin Gaye's iconic 1977 hit "Got To Give It Up," djrobblog presents 40 facts about this timeless favorite. Arrow through the slideshow below to get all the facts and figures, useless trivia, and the stories behind the recording of one of R&B music's most enduring classics.

Also see how tragic figures like Michael Jackson, Aaliyah and Don Cornelius were connected to "Got To Give It Up" and the tragic man who made it, the late Marvin Gaye.

I hope you enjoy this look back on one of the most legendary songs in R&B and pop music history!

Source: http://www.djrobblog.com/?p=4588

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A classic is born!

A classic is born!

"Got To Give It Up" was recorded in late 1976 and early 1977, then released on Motown's Tamla Record Label on March 15, 1977. Its label catalog number is Tamla 54280.