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In the summer of 1971, Marvin Gaye's album
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Marvin Gaye's 'What's Going On' and what it means 50 years later

In the summer of 1971, Marvin Gaye’s album “What’s Going On” spoke directly to a country in crisis. On Tuesday, Newsday music critic Rafer Guzmán examined how the seminal album still resonates in 2021. Credit: Newsday staff; File footage; YouTube / Markos Dutra, US National Archives; Photo Credit: Alamy; AP; Everett Collection; Getty Images / Angela Deane-Drummond, John Minihan, Michael Ochs Archives, Dave Watt; Soul Train via Getty Images

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