Editors’ Notes Marvin Gaye’s ’70s concept albums spanned wounded takes on sociopolitical concerns (What’s Going On), the collapse of his own first marriage (Here, My Dear), and the deep heat of sex and romance celebrated on Let’s Get It On. Gaye, of course, made seduction the record’s center, but hardly its only subject. Even the title track, used endlessly by media as a cue for unbridled sexiness, has its philosophical bent (“Since we got to be here, let’s live”) and a blurred line between love for a woman and the “sanctified” feel of the church Gaye was raised in. And all the moments of beauty (aided by co-producer Ed Townsend on the album's first half) culminate in the gorgeous but stark “Just to Keep You Satisfied,” a breakup song whose themes would be fully shaken out on Here. It’s another way in which Marvin refuses to make a too-standard sex jam. This remastered edition contains single versions of “Let’s Get It On” and “You Sure Love to Ball.”

SONG
Let's Get It On
1
4:50
 
Please Stay (Once You Go Away)
2
3:30
 
If I Should Die Tonight
3
3:59
 
Keep Gettin' It On
4
3:15
 
Come Get to This
5
2:40
 
Distant Lover
6
4:15
 
You Sure Love to Ball
7
4:44
 
Just to Keep You Satisfied
8
4:30
 
Song #3 (Instrumental)
9
5:28
 
My Love Is Growing
10
4:20
 
Cakes (Instrumental)
11
3:14
 
Symphony (Undubbed Version)
12
2:51
 
I'd Give My Life for You (Alternate Mix)
13
3:29
 
I Love You Secretly
14
4:18
 
You're the Man (Alternate Version 1)
15
7:24
 
You're the Man (Alternate Version 2)
16
4:44
 
Symphony (Demo)
17
2:48
 
Let's Get It On (Demo)
1
5:12
 
Let's Get It On, Pt. 2 (A.K.A. Keep Gettin' It On)
2
3:13
 
Please Stay (Once You Go Away) [Alternate Mix]
3
3:52
 
If I Should Die Tonight (Demo)
4
4:13
 
Come Get to This (Alternate Mix)
5
3:07
 
Distant Lover (Alternate Mix)
6
4:32
 
You Sure Love to Ball (Alternate Mix & Vocal)
7
5:06
 
Just to Keep You Satisfied (A Cappella / Alternative Vocal)
8
4:38
 
Just to Keep You Satisfied (1970)
9
4:00
 
Just to Keep You Satisfied (1968)
10
3:10
 
Where Are We Going? (Alternate Mix)
11
3:56
 
The World Is Rated X (Alternate Mix)
12
3:52
 
I'm Gonna Give You Respect
13
2:56
 
Try It, You'll Like It
14
3:57
 
You Are That Special One
15
3:38
 
We Can Make It Baby
16
3:22
 
Running from Love (Instrumental Version 1)
17
3:47
 
Mandota (Instrumental)
18
3:26
 
Running from Love (Instrumental Version 2)
19
3:54
 
Come Get to This (Live from Oakland)
20
3:00
 

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