Issue Two: Spins, Streams & Downloads

Bass Magazine digs into the latest releases of albums, books, and videos involving all things bass.

Issue Two: Spins, Streams & Downloads

Bass Magazine digs into the latest releases of albums, books, and videos involving all things bass.

Marvin Gaye You’re the Man [Motown] Flying high off the widespread success of his triumphant 1971 album What’s Going On [Motown], prolific soul genius Marvin Gaye hit the studio to record the greatly anticipated follow-up record, You’re the Man. However, subsequent disputes between the singer and his label led to the album being shelved, which prompted Gaye to return to the studio to unleash perhaps his greatest effort, Let’s Get It On [1973, Motown]. Luckily for us, 47 years later, You’re the Man has been dusted off, remastered, and released — and let us tell you, it was well worth the wait. The album features the infinitely funky bass playing of Michael Henderson, aside from an alternate version of the title track that contains the playing of the legend himself, James Jamerson, which is just as grooving and bouncy as you’d imagine it to be. This jam-packed soul compilation contains all of the vocal mastery that solidified Gaye as an icon, but in true Motown fashio
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