In 1969 or 1970, I began to re-evaluate my whole concept of what I wanted my music to say," Gaye once said about the creation of What's Going On. "I was very much affected by letters my brother was sending me from Vietnam, as well as the social situation here at home. I realized that I had to put my own fantasies behind me if I wanted to write songs that would reach the souls of people.
What is Radon? Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas. It is released during the natural decay of uranium, which is found in most rock and soil. Radon is odorless, invisible, and without taste.
This album represents 8th grade, spin the bottle, and the growing realization that while the album cover did nothing for me sexually, I appreciated the connection that sex & rock-n-roll share. Classic album cover, title, and killer music inside.