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50’s doo-wop

Young Marvin
Young Marvin

1959 promotional picture of Harvey and the "New Moonglows". Marvin Gaye is located fourth from the left. A 1959 promotional picture of Harvey and the “New Moonglows”. Marvin Gaye is located fourth from the left.

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One of the songs I really loved and have remembered my whole life came out in the 50’s. I imagine that Marvin listened to the same tunes by Frank Lymon and the Teenagers one of the original doo wop groups. He would have been eighteen at the time and doo wop was huge.