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After the dance: my life with Marvin Gaye

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Dear Cary meets Confessions of a Video Vixen in this searing memoir of drugs, sex, and old school R&B from the wife of legendary soul icon Marvin Gaye.On her seventeenth birthday in 1973, Janice Hunter met Marvin Gaye--the soulful prince of Motown with the seductive liquid voice whose chart-topping, socially conscious album What's Going On made him a superstar two years earlier. Despite a sixteen-year age difference and Marvin's marriage to the sister of Berry Gordy, Motown's founder, the star-struck teenager and the emotionally volatile singer began a scorching relationship.One moment Jan was studying high school history, and the next she was accompanying Marvin to parties with other pop stars, lounging with Don Cornelius on the set of Soul Train, and helping to discover new talent like Frankie Beverly. But the distractions and burdens of fame, the chaos of dysfunctional families, and the irresistible temptations of drugs overshadowed the love they shared, and their marriage disintegrated.Silent since Marvin's tragic death in 1984, Jan at last opens up, sharing the moving, erotically charged story of one of music history's most fabled marriages. Unsparing in its honesty and insight, After the Dance reveals what it's like to ride shotgun on a wave of fame and self-destruction with a tortured genius who helped transform popular culture and whose artistry continues to be celebrated today.
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Full title after the dance my life with marvin gaye
Author gaye jan
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auth_author2 Eller, Robin., Ritz, David,, Ritz, David.
author Gaye, Jan, 1956-
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subject_facet African American singers -- Biography, Audiobooks, Autobiographies, Gaye, Jan, -- 1956-, Gaye, Marvin, Gaye, Marvin -- Family, Musicians' spouses -- United States -- Biography, Singers -- United States -- Biography, Soul musicians -- United States -- Biography
title_display After the dance : my life with Marvin Gaye
title_full After the Dance My Life with Marvin Gaye, After the dance : my life with Marvin Gaye / Jan Gaye with David Ritz, After the dance [sound recording] : my life with Marvin Gaye / by Jan Gaye with David Ritz
title_short After the dance :
title_sub my life with Marvin Gaye
topic_facet African American singers, Audiobooks, Autobiographies, Biography & Autobiography, Family, Gaye, Jan, Gaye, Marvin, Multi-Cultural, Musicians' spouses, Nonfiction, Singers, Soul musicians