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He helped to shape the sound of Motown in the 1960s, but his story is a story of family turmoil ending in tragedy.
After drug recuperation in Belgium, Gaye bounced back onto the worldwide music scene in 1981 with 'Sexual Healing'. It became his biggest hit to date and the accompanying album 'Midnight Love' sold 6 million copies. Yet Gaye was being targeted by the IRS for tax avoidance, and ex-wife Anna. He found himself financially unstable, and eventually took out his rage on Hunter. She took the children and fled whilst Gaye lived in an abandoned bakery truck.
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