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After the dance : my life with Marvin Gaye
After the dance : my life with Marvin Gaye
First edition.
Physical Description:
viii, 290 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : portraits (some color) ; 24 cm
Distant lover -- Sensitive people -- Mushrooms in the desert -- Come get to this -- 8850 Cattaraugus -- In love with the night -- Impatient for your love -- Topanga -- "Jan" -- Mother, mother -- The beast -- The beauty -- Raw soul -- Blessings and burdens -- A deepening maze -- Wanting -- Return to the maze -- Family love -- Faith -- Finally free -- Hawaii is heaven/Hawaii is hell -- Mind games -- Betrayal -- The dance -- War -- Escalation -- The pipe -- Reunited -- The commotion -- "Isn't it funny how things turn around?" -- The beginning of the end -- The end -- The beginning.
Added Author:
In the 1970s, Marvin Gaye was the soulful prince of Motown with the seductive liquid voice; his chart-topping, socially conscious album What's Going On made him a superstar. Primarily silent since Marvin's tragic death in 1984, Jan Gaye gives a riveting cautionary tale about the ecstasy and dangers of loving him-- and a searing memoir of drugs, sex, and old school R & B. She reveals what it's like to be in love with a creative genius who transformed popular culture and whose artistry continues to be celebrated today.