Marvin Gaye 1983 National Anthem

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Lionking Mohamed : Came here after fregie All star performance

jarjon76 : I just heard Fergie's rendition of the Anthem so I had to come here to cleanse my ears of that nonsense.

Tonya Sims : Marvin and Whitney and that's it!

Tasha Betta : The best rendition of this country's National Anthem. Ever.

Robert Tiberious : Dammmm between this rendition and Whitney Houston's, the national Anthem has never been sung better..

FU! PHUCKU2! : those shades.....

Fred Austin : I remember watching this live in 1983 before he died. I feel like I'm getting old. Lol. I was a kid that loved Marvin. I cried when he died because I heard his music every day. R. I.P😞

bronco devil : Saw this on TV when he did it........got chills.

shaft says : and then Marvin Gaye won the NBA finals...

Maria : I seen many people, sing The Star Spangle Banner, in many different ways, but the way Marvin Gaye, sang it brought me to tears.

Medium Daddy : The least bombastic and the most beautiful rendition; I wish our country sounded -- and felt -- more like this. Maybe we should play it once a day for the next 100 years or so.

Anne Leighton : Let's make America sexy again. Won't that be great?

Tasha Betta : And he was not lip synching.

Pearlena Alan : Only And I mean only Marvin Gaye can make the National Anthem sexy! I love when he throws those "oh Lords" in there especially at the end. He's like ""oh Lord whooo!" Translation "I'm a bad smooth mf!' Lol

Jordan Washington : Anyone come back here after hearing Fergie?

Amber B : Nobody can touch Marvin

ECU Flash : This will never be matched. Marvin will never be matched. Superb talent!!!

Wali Bashir : Nobody & I mean NOBODY did this better than MARVIN! People actually clapped with rhythm to this version of the Star Spangled Banner.

Jon-Westley Crist : To me, the best part is near the end, when the crowd starts clapping along...Chills...still

Sir, Bouvier Fitzgerald : And then there was Marvin.....and there will never be another like him ever again. May God Bless your beautiful soul Mr. Marvin Gaye

LaGeisha M. Nicholson : LAWD! I just got pregnant. And Lord knows that's not possible. Gggggesus Marvin.

Maria M Gonzalez Nieves : I am appreciating this more today. Our anthem was just recently laid to rest #fergie

Bishma Wood : Oh man. Pure genius. Put me to tears.

ninjablk007able : He invented the remix!!!

Harold Jackson : The very best rendition ever! What I really liked and observed was when he changed one word in a verse from "Oh say does THAT Star Spangled Banner" to "THY Star Spangled Banner yet wave" just made it more great and expressing his passion. To sum it up in a phrase "Damn! He did that shit!"

Pearlena Alan : this still gives me chills, only Mr Gaye can make the national anthem sexy as hell!!

LOKHighest : Listen, I have never heard the star spangled banner so sexy...now, he has the ladies going crazy n everything!! Lol!!÷

Alb T : You don't have to like this version, but what you are NOT going to do is lie and say Fergie's version was better.

Alex - ACO - Delarge : " I love America. You have to stay away awhile to realize how great this country is. " - Marvin Gaye

Jolene8 : I never knew he sang the anthem. One word: Damnnn!... He brought the smoothness. Marvin, Marvin, Marvin!

tashaf678 : When you can make The Star Spangled Banner sexy.

Cheryl King : The BEST rendition ever!!! !!!!!!!!!!! He sang that terrible song from his soul n made me like it...True artistry...!

The Edwards Family : Fergie sent me here I had to hear it the correct way 😩

Lee L : I suspect FERGIE thought she sounded something like this? Lol

Micahyah Buchanan : For up and coming singers this is Soul you can't have none if you sell it.

Rhonda Booker : His daddy killed him not too long after this...so sad. But his was THE AB-SO-LUTE BEST!

Ty Dowl : If you were never a fan of Marvin Gaye I bet you sure in da hell are now!! I gotta have Those shades on his face!

Keith Deibert : john legend...eat crow! Marvin sang it better than you 100x over

MrJamberee : Marvin Gaye made love to the anthem. Best ever.

Willard : Fergie bought me here

David's Blessings : I remember this day and watching this live on TV. This was beautifully shocking. I was like "what did he just do?" Amazing.

Lord Clarke : He would've done this in this day and age he would've gotten slandered from hell to high water on social media...AMAZING rendition though

J Rabb!t : Marvin had you wanting to get busy to the National Anthem-lol

EADGBE 6 : Dozens of these views (including other posts of this same video) are mine... I don’t think I have ever got through it once without tearing up... maybe a few chills too. No one has ever done the Anthem with such soul. We miss you Marvin

Bridgette : Marvin was so smooth ❤

vittomusic23 : Can you imagine if Francis Scott Key ever knew that a descendant of a slave, a free man, would ever do his song such justice??? I saw this when Marvin sung it and it still drops a tear from my eye whenever i hear it. You got my Sub & Like. God bless!!

The River Hudson : Dear Fergie, this is how it's done.

JOSEPH FEARON : A Masterpiece performance!!!

Pedmar 007 : There is absolutely no one and I mean NO-ONE that would ever sing that Anthem as good as that as long as there's life on this planet.

Lori B : I had to see this after Fergie