On September 30 Marvin Gaye released “Sexual Healing”…

On September 30, 1982 Marvin Gaye released “Sexual Healing.” 

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Marvin Gaye
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The single has become one of Gaye’s signature songs, winning him two Grammy Awards in 1983 (Best Male R&B Vocal Performance and Best R&B Instrumental Performance), and topping the Billboard R&B Singles Chart for 10 weeks. In addition, the single was included in Rolling Stone’s list of “500 Greatest Songs of All Time,” and inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as one of the “500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll.”

Music video for “Sexual Healing”:

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