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The best album by Marvin Gaye is What's Going On which is ranked number 54 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 31,516.

Marvin Gaye is ranked number 72 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 36,157.

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Marvin Gaye best albums

The following albums by Marvin Gaye are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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RankAlbumArtist
1.

What's Going OnUnited States Marvin Gaye
Year of Release:1971Appears in:925 charts
Rank in 1971:4Rank Score:31,516
Rank in 1970s16Overall Rank:54
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,124 votes)
Comments: 89 comments
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2.

Let's Get It OnUnited States Marvin Gaye
Year of Release:1973Appears in:200 charts
Rank in 1973:21Rank Score:2,775
Rank in 1970s173Overall Rank:717
Average Rating:  81/100 (279 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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3.

Here, My DearUnited States Marvin Gaye
Year of Release:1978Appears in:80 charts
Rank in 1978:47Rank Score:768
Rank in 1970s444Overall Rank:2,147
Average Rating:  77/100 (120 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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4.

I Want YouUnited States Marvin Gaye
Year of Release:1976Appears in:40 charts
Rank in 1976:64Rank Score:373
Rank in 1970s722Overall Rank:3,791
Average Rating:  76/100 (73 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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5.

In Our LifetimeUnited States Marvin Gaye
Year of Release:1981Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 1981:123Rank Score:187
Rank in 1980s1,020Overall Rank:6,476
Average Rating:  71/100 (19 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.

Midnight LoveUnited States Marvin Gaye
Year of Release:1982Appears in:43 charts
Rank in 1982:124Rank Score:142
Rank in 1980s1,254Overall Rank:7,980
Average Rating:  69/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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Trouble ManUnited States Marvin Gaye
Year of Release:1972Appears in:16 charts
Rank in 1972:160Rank Score:107
Rank in 1970s1,558Overall Rank:9,976
Average Rating:  74/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Marvin Gaye Live!United States Marvin Gaye
Year of Release:1974Appears in:5 charts
Rank in 1974:193Rank Score:72
Rank in 1970s2,042Overall Rank:14,279
Average Rating:  76/100 (15 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Live At The London PalladiumUnited States Marvin Gaye
Year of Release:1977Appears in:8 charts
Rank in 1977:198Rank Score:66
Rank in 1970s2,141Overall Rank:15,244
Average Rating:  80/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Moods Of Marvin GayeUnited States Marvin Gaye
Year of Release:1966Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 1966:112Rank Score:46
Rank in 1960s1,057Overall Rank:18,331
Average Rating:  75/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Overall band rank: 72

This may not be a complete discography for Marvin Gaye. This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

Marvin Gaye best tracks

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1.What's Going On
(from the album What's Going On)
 91/100 (325 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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2.Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)
(from the album What's Going On)
 89/100 (216 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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3.Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)
(from the album What's Going On)
 89/100 (187 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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4.Let's Get It On
(from the album Let's Get It On)
 88/100 (86 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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5.Sexual Healing
(from the album Midnight Love)
 86/100 (42 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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6.What's Happening Brother
(from the album What's Going On)
 85/100 (162 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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7.Come Get To This
(from the album Let's Get It On)
 84/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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8.Right On
(from the album What's Going On)
 83/100 (150 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.What's Going On
(from the album The Master (1961-1984))
 83/100 (7 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.I Want You (Vocal)
(from the album I Want You)
 83/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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11.Flyin' High (In The Friendly Sky)
(from the album What's Going On)
 83/100 (154 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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12.I Heard It Through The Grapevine
(from the album In The Groove)
 83/100 (5 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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13.God Is Love
(from the album What's Going On)
 83/100 (146 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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14.Got To Give It Up
(from the album Live At The London Palladium)
 83/100 (4 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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15.Save The Children
(from the album What's Going On)
 82/100 (147 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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16.If I Should Die Tonight
(from the album Let's Get It On)
 82/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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17.You Sure Love To Ball
(from the album Let's Get It On)
 82/100 (38 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.Distant Lover
(from the album Let's Get It On)
 81/100 (41 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.You Can Leave, But It's Going To Cost You
(from the album Here, My Dear)
 81/100 (9 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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20.Wholy Holy
(from the album What's Going On)
 81/100 (139 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Marvin Gaye ratings

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82/100 (from 98 votes)
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From ThomasWMutherJr 09/17/2016 04:14
One of the great interpreters of song. His "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" may be my favorite rendition of any piece of popular music.
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From Tamthebam 07/18/2013 21:47
A wonderful soulful guy who's life was too short. The albums he made for Motown in the 70's are almost equal to those of Stevie Wonder. If you don't know his back catalogue listen to What's Going On, Let's Get it On, Here My Dear and I Want You. He also made some great solo singles in the 60's and with Tammi Terrell made some brilliant duets.
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From junodog4 07/01/2012 03:11
Marvin Gaye evolved like nobody else. From Motown popstar, to socially aware, to sexy r&b star, to coke-addled mess, to tragically short comeback. He redefined black music and showed that an artist could control his career. Greatest black artist ever.
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