Picket lines and picket signs
Don't punish me with brutality
Talk to me
So you can see
What's going on
Ya, what's going on
Tell me what's going on
I'll tell you what's going on - Uh
Right on baby
Right on baby

Marvin Gaye - What's Going On lyrics meaning

Meaning

For Gaye, the plea for peace he presented in this song was finally answered in April 1984. He was shot to death by his father in a family dispute.

Marvin Gaye (2 Apr 1939 - 1 Apr 1984)

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