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Lyrics

Mother, mother
There's too many of you crying
Brother, brother, brother
There's far too many of you dying
full lyrics
Mother, mother
There's too many of you crying
Brother, brother, brother
There's far too many of you dying
full lyrics

Features of This Track

classic soul qualities
mild rhythmic syncopation
call and answer vocal harmony (Antiphony)
repetitive melodic phrasing
extensive vamping
intricate melodic phrasing
a clear focus on recording studio production
acoustic rhythm piano
major key tonality
string section beds
a smooth male lead vocalist
a prominent saxophone part
prominent percussion
political lyrics
vocal harmonies

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

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Comments

Beautifull and oh so soulful!
(Let's go world)
Many crying...war not the answer!
Come get to this.......T h e flip side was entitled "God Is Love"....
Always amazing!
Loving this song
YES!!!! Suuuuuu????
One of the most beautiful male voice's we'll ever hear in music history. :)
Great message for this generation
amandahawk27
Why me??? One of my favorites by magnet chick
One of the best artist that ever lived. RIP Marvin.
This is one of my favorites by Marvin Gaye, although these lyrics were crafted decades earlier, the message has remained relevant to this time.
Come and talk to me so you can see......I'l l tell you what's going on!!
Word's for generations pasted still prevalent for
Today's generation,B r o t h a - t o - B r o t h a Love not Hate
Father-to-Fa t h e r don't judge,the ear-rings
A sign of the struggle.*97 8 * ~ 6 m 1 4 y ~
Love this song!!!
gwenatwater
I
Love Marvin my favorite ,"if this world is mine,"
I love me some Marvin Gay.....this is what's up!!!
Mavin this is a true song what goin on now in this world kids killed kids
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Marvin was the man.
Hewasso hot
Hewassodeep
Nothing! I mean Nothing today tops Marvin Gaye! He had it on!! Rock'in out to his sweet voice....is lifting me higher and higher! Lol da best! :)
If i could makke sum of my peers understand da meaning to this song many of dem would still be here R.I.P.
I MISS MY BROTHER LAMONT N BIG ZO G REST IN PARIDISE
Silky!
So relevant for these times too
zaypantoja16
Miss you brother
Inspirationa l and encouragemen t . . .
To fight for My life of bein Black Women...
Amen
This song goes out to my brother SunnyGarcia I mizz u so much rip n i love u !!<33333333
IINNER CITY BLUES....... . . . . M A R V I N COINED THAAT PHASE.LOVE THIS SONG
zaypantoja16
Mother mother there's far too many of you crying brother brother theres too many of you dying
Memories
zaypantoja16
What's going on bro
Love Mar in Gayes music.. RIP Marvin...You are back with Tammy T..What a great sul
My Favorite Artist along with Javier Solis! of All Time.
Don't punish me with brutality- talk to me so you can see what's going on- Marvin philosophy -
Marvin Gaye Was Marvelous I love his talent Always Im A lifetime fan
Great song
For only love can conquer hate. -Mr. Marvin Gaye
Love love love what's going on !!!!!!
This brings back memories when i was a youngin...
1 Love <3
a_tellez00
Vietnam ... Scary ... Lost a lot of relatives and friends ...
a_tellez00
One of the songs that shaped my life
1410977004
Love this song :)
War is not the answer only love can conquer hate....Tell me what's going on.... RIP Marvin!
R.I.P.
Classic!
Hey so lets it on u tell it like it is my man Marvin ! :)))
Only love can conquer hate... This old song could just as well be describing our current times.
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