Of this decade are also compositions of Stevie for Marvin; You Are The One For Me, Try My True Love, o Without Your Sweet Lovin'. But continuing with the parallels..., both married their personal lives marrying people close to Motown. Stevie Wonder with Syreeta Wright
, one of his secretaries and songwriter, and Marvin Gaye neither more nor less than Anna Berry
, sister of Motown founder Berry Gordy, Jr
But the 70's appear, and as a spring explosion, seasonal music world was shaken by the creative awakening of these two men. Marvin Gaye fight for publish
What's Going On
. An album that broke all established by Motown. A album pioneer in maintaining a storyline social criticism and continuity in the songs, which embodied his concerns about the global situation, the wars, the ecology and life. The refusal of the Motown and his brother in law Gordy to the release of this album were outright trying to block his release. He came to be classified as "the worst I've ever heard" !
He found only the support of a Stevie Wonder, who as Marvin Gaye, hovered in his mind the idea of controlling his music creativity. But at the end both get their wish, and if Marvin gaye published his landmark album, Stevie also launched the first of the so-called classic albums, "Music Of My Mind
Albums with committed and experimental songs, more politician Marvin, and perhaps most introspective Stevie, but undoubtedly, was all a renewal of black music.