Monday, November 20, 2006

Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell

By the mid-1960's, Mavin Gaye was one of Motown's top solo performers.

In 1964, Tammi Terrell was signed by Motown founder/producer Berry Gordy, originally as a solo artist. She had a few moderately successful hits, but it wasn't until 1967, upon her pairing-up with Marvin Gaye, that she shot to stardom. Their 1967 duet album "United" spawned such hits as "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" and "Your Precious Love".

Though Terrell and Gaye were both in seperate relationships, their artistic chemistry was unmistakeable. They convincingly portrayed lovers with their duets and Gaye even claimed that for the durations of their songs, he was in love with her.

The video presented here is from a special entitled "The Swinging Sounds of Expo 67". Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell perform "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" on the site of Expo 67.


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