1987The year he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
1976The year Marvin won a humanitarian award from the United Nations for his work with children
13#1 hits during his career
3albums in Rolling Stone's "500 Greatest Albums of All Time"
2Grammy Awards won
Marvin's landmark album "What's Going On" is told from the point of view of a Vietnam War vet returning to the US and finding widespread hatred, suffering, injustice, and environmental damage in his own country. It was inspired by Marvin's own experiences and by conversations with his brother Frankie upon his return from Vietnam.