BILLBOARD TOP 40 HITS 1971: #123: ‘MERCY MERCY ME [THE ECOLOGY] -MARVIN GAYE

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Billboard Top 40 Hits 1971: #123: ‘Mercy Mercy Me [The Ecology]- Marvin Gaye. July 3, 1971.

  • Single: ‘Mercy Mercy Me [The Ecology]- Marvin Gaye
  • Record Company- Tamla
  • Genre: Soul
  • Written by Marvin Gaye
  • Time: 3:14
  • B-side: ‘Sad Tomorrows’
  • Album- What’s Going On
  • Grade: A+
  • Peaked at #4 12 weeks in Billboard Hot 100.

Marvin Gaye’s second single from his landmark What’s Going On album. It was another song with a message-this one on the environment. Gaye would end up with 3 Top 10 hits from What’s Going On- the title track #2,, this one #4 and ‘Inner City Blues’ #9. Last year in their latest 500 Greatest Albums List- Rolling Stone placed What’s Going On at #1.

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