Marvin Gaye 1983 National Anthem


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bronco devil
Saw this on TV when he did it........got 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 M Gonzalez Nieves
I am appreciating this more today. Our anthem was just recently laid to rest #fergie
jarjon76
I just heard Fergie's rendition of the Anthem so I had to come here to cleanse my ears of that nonsense.
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!!
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
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
FU! PHUCKU2!
those shades.....
JOSEPH FEARON
A Masterpiece performance!!!
Tasha Betta
And he was not lip synching.
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😞
Robert Tiberious
Dammmm between this rendition and Whitney Houston's, the national Anthem has never been sung better..
Cheryl King
The BEST rendition ever!!! !!!!!!!!!!! He sang that terrible song from his soul n made me like it...True artistry...!
FutureRN
Good lord....................................Why he so sexy.........
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!"
Jolene8
I never knew he sang the anthem. One word: Damnnn!... He brought the smoothness. Marvin, Marvin, Marvin!
Shaft Wesley
and then Marvin Gaye won the NBA finals...
kevred
The best ever.
Jordan Washington
Anyone come back here after hearing Fergie?
Tasha Betta
Who are the two people that dislike this? Oh my bad. Trump and Trump.
Rhonda Booker
His daddy killed him not too long after this...so sad. But his was THE AB-SO-LUTE BEST!
Lady Gemini
Can you say grrrroooovvvyyyy
Micahyah Buchanan
For up and coming singers this is Soul you can't have none if you sell it.
Johnny Raider
on my couch Ballin out in tears. powerful stuff
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
Bridgette
Marvin was so smooth ❤
Wali Bashir
Nobody & I mean NOBODY did this better than MARVIN! People actually clapped with rhythm to this version of the Star Spangled Banner.
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
tashaf678
When you can make The Star Spangled Banner sexy.
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
Irisheyzgrl24 Murphy
I remember hearing it that day. It was a stone cold funk fest ! Love Marvin Gaye. !!
1856eddie
George gervins face priceless.
Josephine Smith
ONE WORD: AMAZING!!
Willard Brooks
Fergie bought me here
The Edwards Family
Fergie sent me here I had to hear it the correct way 😩
Anne Leighton
Let's make America sexy again. Won't that be great?
Spice Ts
I love his rendition the best ....
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.
popstar38
I just can't stop listening to this.
Sal C
Way BEYOUND Great...!!!
Lee L
I suspect FERGIE thought she sounded something like this? Lol
reGeNeRaTe X
I remember this like it was yesterday. I was around 10 and my fam went MAD over this!
Alex - ACO - Delarge
" I love America. You have to stay away awhile to realize how great this country is. " - Marvin Gaye
Andrew Boston
"Ohhh lawd, woooo"
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
Julie Tashima
I just discovered this today, but it is the best thing I have ever heard. I can't stop listening to it. This gave me chills and goosebumps. No version of the National Anthem will ever touch this.
PAISLEY PRINCESS
Greatest rendition of the National Anthem of all time. Of all time. Marvin, you’re so missed
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.
Sabrina Goodman
That was soooo good!
The River Hudson
Dear Fergie, this is how it's done.
frisco kid
This is a great version of the national anthem next to Whitney Houston
paul planting
This is my third favorite rendition of the national anthem. My 2nd favorite is Whitney Houston. My favorite was by Jimi Hendrix. That being said, I would love to see the national anthem changed to America, The Beautiful.
wortha2ndlookart
seven shouldn't have listened to this rendition. One of the best my ears have ever heard! .
yozeke
I never liked the national anthem - until I heard this. The only other rendition I liked was when Donna Summer did it at the All-Star game at Fenway Park. They both knew how to bring an electric dynamic to a tune. Marvin was more subtle, but just as powerful. His live version of Distant Lover has to be considered a classic, up there with anything Otis Redding had done. When you're that great, it's ludicrous to say which one is greater - you're just great!
Lori B
I had to see this after Fergie
Son of the Stone
Play this at my family cookout we'll get Down to it
Jo Thompson
the greatest rendition
Steven Martin
I'd actually stand for this version
MADEMOSELLE JOUBERT
EXCELLENCE EXCELLENCE EXCELLENCE. THANK YOU MARVIN GAYE. THANK YOU. I FELT EVERY WORD YOU SANG👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽
ninjablk007able
He invented the remix!!!
Teresa h
This man's voice was mesmerizing and hermosa!
daphne rodriguez
Me Tears!!!❤!!!❤!!❤ Daphne💜
MrJamberee
Marvin Gaye made love to the anthem. Best ever.
NT S
He really had stars in his eyes when he sang this
kim Parker
MG,...sang,..ssb with love,...and he said that ;..he loves this country..usa..rip mg.
Anita Goldsby
damn everything about him and that sexy smooth voice!!
rcwblessed
Yes he did! He did that!
712dal
RIP.... One of the best versions EVER
susan
wow....😊😊😊😊😊
NothingToPointOut24
"I love America, you stay away awhile to realize how great his country is" If only some people who feel "victimized" and "mistreated" by living here now, realized this today.
Line Danzer
THIS is how the National Anthem is sung! With depth, emotion. and total devotion to this country. He says, "Oh Lord" at the very end. This man had a true relationship with God. He was definitely moved in souls when he delivered this song to us. I will be ever grateful to Mr. Gaye for sharing his gift.
austin78993
Every time I hear a national anthem I didn't like. I listen to this one. Love how everyone starts clapping.
Brain Over Brawn
Came hear to cleanse myself after the Fergie debacle.
robert S
is this song on iTunes?
Linda Lang
Who came here after Fergie, hoping she’d see this & learn? 😫😂
Tanith Jackson
Who else but Marvin Gaye could have turned "The Star Spangled Banner" into a soul anthem? And a sexy soul anthem at that. God bless that man, he was so marvelous.
Darryl K
How old is Pat Riley godamn
Matthew Adkins
This is amazing. I'm not crying.....you are!!!
Ivone F Joaquina
MEU ÍDOLO MAIOR! SAUDADES ETERNA!
Tahoedirt
I remember this clearly- They don't show it on this clip, but one player was really going nuts- Marvin was the man. Can't wait for his movie coming soon. I love Marvin Gaye.
Ramsay20xX
Fergie take out your notebook
Quwmae Johnson
Fergie brought me here
michael maxwell
GOOSEBUMPS!!  Ice with the big grin - wish they could have shown Doc!!
MrRiccardo1965
Today there are great singer , artist , but no one can arrive at the level of Marvin Gaye , A unique voice and a writer incredibly ahead with the time , for sure he has reached unbeatable goals of creative mind
DamiensFaves
I was actually at this game with my dad and gramps. Rest in peace grampa! I wish I was old enough to appreciate what I was witnessing back then! The absolute best rendition of this song EVER!
Eric Stewart
god bless him.
MWEscapists
The crowd began clapping to the beat before he even finished...that's how dope this was, how dope he was. Incredible.
ocean paradises
Amazing.. magic.. this can only be done in that special way by Marvin Gaye.. So sad, that the world lost this beautiful man and genius artist so early... God bless your beautiful soul for ever Marvin.
Frank Gerber
Goosebumps
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.