|By SisDetroit (184.108.40.206) on Thursday, April 01, 2004 - 08:24 pm:|
A new book about Marvin Gaye released today. By Ronn Elmore
|By SisDetroit (220.127.116.11) on Thursday, April 01, 2004 - 08:28 pm:|
Sorry, this is the wrong book. I will find it and post it.
|By SisDetroit (18.104.22.168) on Thursday, April 01, 2004 - 08:30 pm:|
OK, here we go. "Mercy Mercy Me" The Art, Loves, Demons of Marvin Gaye. by Michael Eric Dyson.
|By Isaiah (22.214.171.124) on Thursday, April 01, 2004 - 08:58 pm:|
BigSis, so nice to see you back!!!! And delivering goodies for us, too!!! Wow, this is great news, and i know that book's gone be off da hook, because the writer is a great, great writer and intellectual who brings it raw 24/7...(smile!) Looks like this is gonna be some year for great books!!! Happy returns, BigSis!!!(smile!)
|By SisDetroit (126.96.36.199) on Thursday, April 01, 2004 - 09:23 pm:|
Thank you Isaiah. It's great to be back.
|By Juicefree20 (188.8.131.52) on Thursday, April 01, 2004 - 09:34 pm:|
Hey Sister Detroit How ya been? It's good to see you back.
|By SisDetroit (184.108.40.206) on Thursday, April 01, 2004 - 10:09 pm:|
Hello Juice. I'm doing great. Good to see you.
I'm listening to my man Mr. Marvin Gaye. I just loved that man. My sister called me when Marvin was murdered. She asked me to sit down before she told me. She knew how much I adored him. His music had given me so much joy. I was devastated.
|By kevin quinn (220.127.116.11) on Friday, April 02, 2004 - 12:44 am:|
Looking forward to getting the new book. Dyson is a professor at the University of Pennsylvania and writes a great column in Phila. Magazine.
|By Reese (18.104.22.168) on Friday, April 02, 2004 - 10:57 am:|
I bought the book a couple of weeks ago and found it to be very well done. Even after having read at least three Marvin bios, this one still had enough fresh info to keep me interested.
|By Tony Russi (22.214.171.124) on Friday, April 02, 2004 - 01:21 pm:|
I will look for this book this week-end...sounds like it will be deep.SisDetroit, I know how you feel...I was 11 when I bought "Stubborn Kinda Fella".
|By KevGo (126.96.36.199) on Friday, April 02, 2004 - 02:10 pm:|
If you read my post on the other thread regarding Marvin, this was news I had a tough time having to help report when I was in radio during 1984.
BTW - my first Marvin 45 was "What's Going On", which my sister Pamela bought for me when it was released in 1971.
Kevin Goins - KevGo
|By bigdaddyg2k4 (188.8.131.52) on Friday, April 02, 2004 - 05:33 pm:|
Any of interest that has to do with Motown and Marvin Gaye, I must read. I plan on making a trip to Barnes & Noble to view and possibly purchase Eric Michael Dyson's account on the "Master".
p.s.: Is David Ritz's "Divided Soul" still in print? If it is, is it in the major bookstore chains? It is a must read in my book! (no pun intended!)
|By dvdmike (184.108.40.206) on Friday, April 02, 2004 - 08:48 pm:|
Michael Eric Dyson was a neighbor of mine when he lived in Chicago a few years ago. He was a professor at the University of Chicago and is also an ordained minister. After seeing his interview with Tavis Smiley last night, I look forward to reading his book.
|By Weldon A. Mc Dougal III (220.127.116.11) on Friday, April 02, 2004 - 09:41 pm:|
Michael Eric Dyson, interviewed me for this book,
he is a very interesting guy, and a good writer,
|By Soul Sister (18.104.22.168) on Friday, April 02, 2004 - 11:42 pm:|
I beleive David Ritz's book is still available, check out Virgin Mega too or on-line. If you have no success let me know maybe I can pull some strings for an autographed copy Shhh---mums the word.
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