“I hope to refine music, study it, try to find some area that I can unlock. I don’t quite know how to explain it but it’s there. These can’t be the only notes in the world, there’s got to be other notes some place, in some dimension, between the cracks on the piano keys.” —Marvin Gaye
He was born on this day (Washington, DC) in 1939. He was shot to death by his father on April 1, 1984.
art: photo by Peter Anderson. West Hollywood, 1982.
There’s an electrical storm overhead in London. I’ve decided to stay out the rain and watch Diahann Carroll and Sidney Poiter in Paris Blues on youtube here.
…costumes became progressively more flamboyant, thanks to big budgets and…designers such as Bob Mackie. But in the beginning, original Supremes Ross, Mary Wilson and Florence Ballard shopped at Woolworth’s.
i LOVE danyel smith and both of her tumblrs.
also, she’s awesome on Twitter.