203. Iluka on Marvin Gaye 'What's Going On' (1971) and why it's relevant again today

Sydney soul-folk hippy goddess Iluka returns to the show to talk about her recent rediscovery of Marvin Gaye's classic of RnB social consciousness raising 'What's Going On', and why the album's plea for understanding resonates as much today as it did in the era of civil rights and Vietnam. My Favorite Album is a podcast unpacking the great works of pop music. Each episode features a different songwriter or musician discussing their favorite album of all time - their history with it, the making of the album, individual songs and the album’s influence on their own music.

Jeremy Dylan is a filmmaker, journalist and photographer from Sydney, Australia who has worked in the music industry since 2007. He directed the the feature music documentary Jim Lauderdale: The King of Broken Hearts (out now!) and the feature film Benjamin Sniddlegrass and the Cauldron of Penguins, in addition to many commercials and music videos. If you’ve got any feedback or suggestions, drop us a line at myfavoritealbumpodcast@gmail.com.

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