Daylight Video

Marvin Gaye’s “Got To Give It Up”–recently given renewed fame as the alleged model of Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams’ “Blurred Lines”–went to number one on the U.S. charts on this day in 1977. Here’s Marvin partying down on Part I and Part II of the song that same year.

Music the rest of the day here will depend on what happens this morning in a certain DC courthouse.

Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.