Category Archives: Marvin Gaye

A Conversation With Mr. B

By the age of eleven, he planned to be a graphic designer or a radio announcer. Then, Elvis changed his life. Music became a passion. He was there, the night Andrew Oldham discovered the Stones. At art school, he learnt about the Blues, R & B, Soul and Reggae. A visit to New York in ’74 found him at CBGB, alongside Lenny Kaye and Patti

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Is Your Hit That Never Was Missing?

Every week at Life Elsewhere we play the Hit That Never Was, selected by a listener. Tell us about a song you think deserves to be the next Hit That Never Was. Send your pick, along with a few words about yourself to: hitthatneverwas@lifeelsewhere.co Life Elsewhere airs Sundays, at 12 noon ET at The Source WMNF HD3  and Mondays, at 5.00pm PT at NWCZ Radio Make sure you check out

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Marvin & Bob & Theresa & Eric & Gary & Ted & Robert

In the latest edition of Life Elsewhere a listener wrote in to ask us to play for the Hit That Never Was, the Marvin Gaye classic, Let’s Get It On remixed and reworked to the rhythm of Bob Marley’s equally classic, Waiting In Vain. The phone-lines, the texts and emails flooded in with rapturous applause for what has to be a unique melding of two genres of music. Can there be anything

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