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High Fashion Marvin, ca. 1971

Gaye was blessed to live in a different time, fashion-wise.

Album cover photo

This image of a stoic Marvin looking towards the sky brings out both his evangelical past (his father was a pastor) and his 1970s, black-power-influenced present.

Marvin Gaye, the hippie

Gaye's look during the 1960s and 1970s was usually more polished and traditional than most hippies, but he had his moments.

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