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Marvin Gaye is by far and away considered one of the best male vocalists and best soul artists of all time. List of the best Marvin Gaye albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Marvin Gaye discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Marvin Gaye albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Marvin Gaye singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Marvin Gaye album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Marvin Gaye album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Marvin Gaye album of all time?" or "What are the top Marvin Gaye albums?" then this list will answer your questions. List ranges from What's Going On to Midnight Love and more.

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What's Going On is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Marvin Gaye Albums of All Time
What's Going On 1971

"What's Going On"

"Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)"

"Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)"

The Most Embarrassing Celebrity Yearbook Photos The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 1990s

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Let's Get It On is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Marvin Gaye Albums of All Time
Let's Get It On 1973

"Let's Get It On"

"Come Get to This"

"You Sure Love to Ball"

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I Want You is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Marvin Gaye Albums of All Time
I Want You 1976

"I Want You (Vocal)"

"I Wanna Be Where You Are"

"Since I Had You"

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Here, My Dear is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Marvin Gaye Albums of All Time
Here, My Dear 1978

"A Funky Space Reincarnation"

"Anger"

"I Met a Little Girl"

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Midnight Love is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Marvin Gaye Albums of All Time
Midnight Love 1982

"Sexual Healing"

"My Love Is Waiting"

"Joy"

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Trouble Man is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Marvin Gaye Albums of All Time
Trouble Man 1972

"Trouble Man"

"Life Is a Gamble"

"Cleo's Apartment"

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In Our Lifetime is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Marvin Gaye Albums of All Time
In Our Lifetime 1981

"Ego Tripping Out"

"Praise"

"Heavy Love Affair"

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I Heard It Through the Grapevi... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Marvin Gaye Albums of All Time
I Heard It Through the Grapevine 1968

"I Heard It Through the Grapevine"

"Some Kind of Wonderful"

"There Goes My Baby"

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M.P.G. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Marvin Gaye Albums of All Time
M.P.G. 1969

"Too Busy Thinking About My Baby"

"That's the Way Love Is"

"This Magic Moment"

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That's the Way Love Is is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Marvin Gaye Albums of All Time
That's the Way Love Is 1970

"That's The Way Love Is"

"How Can I Forget?"

"Yesterday"

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Moods of Marvin Gaye is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Marvin Gaye Albums of All Time
Moods of Marvin Gaye 1966

"Ain't That Peculiar"

"One More Heartache"

"Take This Heart of Mine"

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Vulnerable is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Marvin Gaye Albums of All Time
Vulnerable 1997

"The Shadow of Your Smile"

"I Won't Cry Anymore"

"She Needs Me"

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The Soulful Moods of Marvin Ga... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Marvin Gaye Albums of All Time
The Soulful Moods of Marvin Gaye 1961

"Witchcraft"

"Easy Living"

"Always"

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How Sweet It Is to Be Loved by... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Marvin Gaye Albums of All Time
How Sweet It Is to Be Loved by You 1965

"How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You)"

"You're a Wonderful One"

"Try It Baby"

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Dream of a Lifetime is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Marvin Gaye Albums of All Time
Dream of a Lifetime 1985

"Sanctified Lady"

"It's Madness"

"Symphony"

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Romantically Yours is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Marvin Gaye Albums of All Time
Romantically Yours 1985

"More"

"Fly Me to the Moon"

"Maria"

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Hello Broadway is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Marvin Gaye Albums of All Time
Hello Broadway 1991

"People"

"On the Street Where You Live"

"Hello Dolly!"

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A Tribute to the Great Nat Kin... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Marvin Gaye Albums of All Time
A Tribute to the Great Nat King Cole 1965

"Nature Boy"

"Too Young"

"Unforgettable"

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That Stubborn Kinda Fellow is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Marvin Gaye Albums of All Time
That Stubborn Kinda Fellow 1962

"Stubborn Kind of Fellow"

"Pride and Joy"

"Hitch Hike"

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When I'm Alone I Cry is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Marvin Gaye Albums of All Time
When I'm Alone I Cry 1964

"You've Changed"

"I Wonder"

"I'll Be Around"