Marvin Gaye 1983 National Anthem

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

Lionking Mohamed : Came here after fregie All star performance

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Amber B : Nobody can touch Marvin

71charger383 : i remember seeing that live, me and a bunch of my friends sitting around drinking beer , having a great ol' time and then Marvin came out and starting singing, we all stopped what we were doing and were mesmerized, after it was over we all looked at each other and said holy fuck was that not the greatest anthem ever, and still to this day 34 years later no one has come close

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

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

JOSEPH FEARON : A Masterpiece performance!!!

Fu 2! : those shades.....

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

Tasha Betta : And he was not lip synching.

Tasha Betta : Who are the two people that dislike this? Oh my bad. Trump and Trump.

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

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😞

FutureRN : Good lord....................................Why he so sexy.........

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

kevred : The best ever.

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!"

Shaft Wesley : and then Marvin Gaye won the NBA finals...

Jordan Washington : Anyone come back here after hearing Fergie?

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

Lady Gemini : Can you say grrrroooovvvyyyy

Bridgette : Marvin was so smooth ❤

Johnny Raider : on my couch Ballin out in tears. powerful stuff

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

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

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

Irisheyzgrl24 Murphy : I remember hearing it that day. It was a stone cold funk fest ! Love Marvin Gaye. !!

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

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

1856eddie : George gervins face priceless.

Josephine Smith : ONE WORD: AMAZING!!

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 crow! Marvin sang it better than you 100x over

Willard Brooks : Fergie bought me here

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

Spice Ts : I love his rendition the best ....

popstar38 : I just can't stop listening to this.

reGeNeRaTe X : I remember this like it was yesterday. I was around 10 and my fam went MAD over this!

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.

Sal C : Way BEYOUND Great...!!!